Marty Ruddy

President and Company Manager, Project Developer, Employee Owner


“Maintaining the quality of our relationships is one of our most important jobs at Terra Firma and in our personal life. Our priority is on our relationship with our work, with our friends and families, with homeowners and clients, with architects and designers, with co-workers and subcontractors. We are focused on building strong relationships within our community, relationships based on respect, integrity, honesty and transparency. We are committed to creating a place where we can all do our best work. Being an employee owned company puts us in a position to be a strong and healthy organization driven by our commitment to long term relationships and long term success.”

Passions & Pursuits

I love learning and I am so grateful to be in a place that values learning. I love outdoor sports, especially wilderness canoeing where I can have a fishing line in the water, camping with my family and watching my kids grow up to appreciate the beautiful natural world.

Education & Training
  • B.A., Environmental Studies, minor in History, Macalester College
  • Peace Corps, Costa Rica
  • Wildlife Studies, Kenya
  • Spanish Language Studies, Guatemala
  • EPA Certified Lead Safe Renovator
  • Minnesota Greenstar Certification