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Ruthe Schwartz

CEO & Founder

Ruthe B. Schwartz has been working in the financial services industry since 1984, and founded Money in Motion, Inc., so she could fulfill her passion for helping people. Ruthe uses a holistic method of planning to help her clients consider all aspects of their financial lives and achieve harmony with their personal and business objectives.

Ruthe also volunteers (and studies) at The Kabbalah Centre which is a spiritual organization showing people from all walks of life how to achieve balance and harmony by helping people improve their lives by empowering them to make better decisions.

Ruthe earned a bachelor’s of science degree from NYU. She is a member of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA) and the Million Dollar Round Table. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business.

Ruthe also has been named a top wealth manager for insurance multiple times by Chicago magazine.

Ruthe and her husband, Chuck, have two daughters, Alex and Sydni. She enjoys golfing, swimming and bicycling, red wine and great meals, and challenges herself with puzzles and brainteasers.

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Gayle Carr

Office Manager / Executive Assistant

Gayle is the office manager and executive assistant with Money In Motion, Inc. Within her role, Gayle works to handle client services, follow up on outstanding issues, answer client questions, maintain files, assist with applications and deliveries, and manage client databases. Among all of these tasks, Gayle also serves as a general assistant working to make sure the office is running smoothly and everything stays on track; her roles within Money In Motion, Inc. are endless and her value is immeasurable.

Prior to joining the company, Gayle graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with her BBA and entered into a career in Human Resources. For 15 years, Gayle worked as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources for a financial firm before leaving to work part-time for a small business and then entering into her career at Money In Motion, Inc. Today, Gayle has found a career she is truly passionate about and loves each day at the office assisting and getting to know everyone she encounters.

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Davida Berk

Executive Assistant

Davida is an executive assistant for Money in Motion, Inc. Within her position, Davida is able to play a part in every aspect of the business from small tasks to large projects and helps to assist with any issues that may arise. She is a licensed attorney and uses her skills of organization and thinking outside the box to assist Ruthe and the other team workers at Money in Motion, Inc. Everyday, Davida is driven by her desire to help others and to make sure that their financial future is secure. As a wife and mother herself, Davida understands the importance of protecting your family both now and in the years to come. When she is not working, Davida can be found hiking and spending time with her husband, Brian and her three kids, Marley, Amanda and Tyler.

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