Deborah Ruane, M.S.

Adjunct Professor of Business


  • M.S., Executive Leadership, University of San Diego
  • B.A., Business Administration, University of Phoenix

Courses Taught

  • Real Estate Principles and Practices - BUS340

Experience in Field

  • San Diego Housing Commission, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, 2009-Present
  • Fairfield Residential LLC, Vice President - Affordable Housing, 2002-2009
  • Bank of America, Senior Vice President - Community Development Banking Group, 1997-2002
  • Guaranty Bank, Vice President and Loan Officer, 1995-1997
  • International Savings Bank, Chief Internal Asset Review Officer, 1993-1995

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Southern California Housing Collaborative, Board Member
  • Housing You Matters, Board Member
  • San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, Member
  • Building Industry Association of California, Member
  • San Diego Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • San Diego Policy Forum, Member
  • San Diego Housing Federation, Member
  • Urban Land Institute, Member
  • Lambda Alpha International, Member