Business Development

Chris A. Ruzicka
Director of Business Development

Chris Ruzicka provides Carmody MacDonald's attorneys with ideas and resources to improve their sales and marketing efforts. He also builds relationships with clients, referral partners, and prospects and identifies ways Carmody MacDonald can assist with their legal needs. His extensive business development and marketing experience ranging from start-ups to large organizations including Anheuser-Busch, Sara Lee, and Citi enables him to bring to the firm continuous innovation and proven best practices.

Chris volunteers for several St. Louis organizations, serves on the Board of Trustees for Chaminade College Preparatory School, and is President of Ursuline Academy Father's Club.

  • Webster University, M.B.A., Marketing
  • Marquette University, B.A., Advertising Journalism
Professional & Community Involvement
  • Chaminade College Preparatory High School, Board of Directors, 2016-present
  • Ursuline Academy, Father's Club President, 2019-present
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities Marketing & PR Committee, 2005-present
  • CYC Soccer Coach, 2003-2019
  • St. Louis Public Schools Marketing Advisor, 2016-2018


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