HR Association of Central Ohio President
Vice President, Human Resources
3700 Fishinger Blvd
Columbus, OH 43026
Chris Rutter is the Vice President, Human Resources for ContactUS Communications, LLC, a a U.S. based contact center services organization supporting global brands across a variety of industries. Prior to ContactUS Communications, Chris served as the Chief HR Officer for Matrix Systems Holdings, a security technology company. Chris is the President for the Human Resources Association of Central Ohio (HRACO) as well as a member of the Executive Committee for the Create Columbus Commission, a board of Young Professionals elected by the Mayor of Columbus and Columbus City Council President that work to attract and retain YP’s in the Central Ohio area.
In 2016, Columbus CEO Magazine named Chris HR Executive of the Year. In 2015 Chris was named to the prestigious Forty Under 40 list highlighting outstanding leadership in Columbus under the age of 40. In 2014 he was named a finalist for HR Executive of the Year and in 2013 named to the Top 20 HR Professionals to Know in Columbus.
Chris received a dual Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Human Resources Management from Franklin University and his Executive MBA with a specialization in Human Resources Management from Ashland University. In his free time you can find Chris training for marathons (he’s completed a total of 5 full marathons and 8 half marathons to date), visiting wine country in Canada several times a year, and posting too many photos of his dogs on social media.