Henry DeRuff is a Senior Associate at Kearns & West who specializes in planning and implementing inclusive communications and engagement strategies on a local, regional, and statewide scale. His practice areas include transportation, climate change adaptation, environmental justice, and planning. Henry is an adept communicator, writer, relationship-builder, process designer, and collaborative thinker. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics & Economics from Claremont McKenna College and completed a Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs where he gained experience in wildfire and labor policy, nonprofit communications, and marketing strategy. As a former classroom teacher, Henry excels at managing crises and facilitating difficult conversations.