Jared Ruga

Board Member

Jared Ruga is the founder and President of Sentry Financial's Media & Entertainment division, where he is integrally involved with all of Sentry’s media portfolio companies. He develops and supervises the strategic vision for the division and oversees the operations of its wholly-owned media companies. Hailing from an extensive liberal arts academic background with advanced degrees in law, business, and film (from the University of Utah) and bachelor’s degrees in International Business and Philosophy/Communication (from the Honors Program at the University of San Diego), Jared strives to blend multiple perspectives into a more holistic understanding of the key issues. In addition to serving on the board of Voterise, Jared is a founding board member of the Lightspark Foundation, and sits on the Development Committee of Sundance Institute’s Utah Advisory Board. He is also an advocate for the LGBTQ community and has taught film classes at the University of Utah.