Stefanie Ruch joined the Junior Board in 2001. Upon returning to New York City, after graduating from Colgate University, Stefanie began working with the OCRF in helping to raise money and awareness. Stefanie is a Senior Producer at Ohio Edit, a post-production company, and lives with her husband and daughter in Gramercy.
Stefanie’s mother, Wendie Berlin Hirschtritt, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 1984 and passed away at the young age of 42 in November of 1988. After experiencing her mother’s short battle with this terrible disease, Stefanie became committed to spreading awareness about ovarian cancer and raising money for necessary research.