As Kittelson’s Contract Specialist, Ruthe Warden works to manage and mitigate the Company’s financial risk through its contract documents. Ruthe reviews and negotiates contract terms and conditions with the goal of aligning the Company’s risk appetite with its operational goals. Ruthe also provides advice and guidance to Kittelson’s technical and partner staff, as well as its leadership team, relating to interpretation of contract provisions, contract generation, legal trends, and process improvement. She ensures the Company’s internal contract documents are accurate and well maintained, drafts special contract documents, works with outside legal counsel as needed, and manages the Company’s lease portfolio. Ruthe has over 30 years of combined experience in legal support, contract management and administration, she holds a BS in Social Sciences and an AAS in Paralegal Studies.