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​​Michael W. Ruiz

Michael W. Ruiz was named Assistant County Administrator for Broward County in May 2022​. ​​

Professional Background​

Ruiz comes to Broward from Miami-Dade County where he served as Assistant Director of the Solid Waste Management Department since 2017. Prior to that, he worked as Assistant Director of Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces and was a Senior Business Analyst in the Office of Management and Budget. With nearly twenty ​years of public service, he has extensive experience in Emergency Management; Accounting and Finance; Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining; Procurement and Contract Negotiation​; and Capital Plan Development.​


Master of Business Administration, Florida International University, Chapman Graduate School of Business
Bachelor of Arts, Duke University, Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

 ​Contact Information
Assistant County Administrator
Phone: 954-357-7333​
email ​