Ruthann Betz-EssingerRuthann Betz-Essinger was a member of the inaugural class of Certified Professional Organizers® in the United States, and is the first Certified Professional Organizer® of record in Alabama. Ruthann also holds an MBA from Kent State University.

Since 1999, Ruthann has artfully helped clients organize their homes, businesses and lives. Known for quickly whipping cluttered kitchens, closets, playrooms and garages into shape, Ruthann also helps medical practices keep their books on the well list, walks hoarders from mounds of mess to streamlined success, and shows adults with ADD how to bring order to their chaotic days.

Ruthann offers her clients hands-on care, with dignity and the honor of confidentiality. She frequently appears on local television news programs and in print media, and is called upon regularly to speak to groups.

Ruthann runs Just Organized out of her home in Birmingham, where she lives with her husband and two sons.

One More Important Reason To Stay Organized: Tales From the Home Front by Ruthann Betz-Essinger

Credentials:

  • MBA, Kent State University
  • BA, Malone University
  • Certified Professional Organizer®
  • Member of the National Association of Professional Organizers since 1999
  • Member of the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization since 2007
  • Chronic Disorganization (CD) Specialist Certificate from the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization
  • Certificate of Study in Basic ADD issues with the CD Client from the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization
  • ADD Specialist Certificate from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization
  • Certificate of Study in CD Client Administration from the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization
  • Certificate of Study in Basic Hoarding Issues with the CD Client from the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization
  • Hoarding Specialist Certificate from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization
  • Aging Specialist Certificate from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization
  • Certificate of Study in Understanding the Needs of the Student CD Client from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization
  • Certificate of Study in Understanding the Needs of Elderly CD Client
  • Certificate of Study in Learning Styles & Modalities from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization
  • Certificate of Study in Time Management and Productivity
  • Certificate of Study in Life Transitions
  • Certificate of Study in Basic Physical Conditions and Challenges Affecting the CD Client
  • Certificate of Study in Basic Mental Health Conditions and Challenges Affecting the CD Client
  • Certificate of Study in Interpersonal Intelligence
  • Former Marketing Manager for Southern Progress Corporation
  • Former Virginia College Business Instructor
  • Financial Manager for a Medical Practice
  • Motivational Speaker