Who is The Apprentice's Ruth Whiteley? 'Live, love, laugh and make some money'

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Ruth Whiteley

"Lord Sugar might think I'm a bit gushing, he might find me over-zealous, but I think he'll think I'm great.''

The Apprentice 2015
Ruth Whiteley

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Age: 47
Occupation: Sales Training Consultancy
Lives: Harrogate

Who is she?

Ruth describes herself as positive, colourful and driven. Her background is in telephone sales, though she previously worked as a DJ on a mid-morning show for her local radio station as well as a stint as a court reporter. Her biggest business achievement to date was setting up the telephone sales teams for an online schooling company in Scotland and Australia, as well as expanding the growth of the sales team in Philadelphia, USA. Her motto in life is: "Live, love and laugh. And make some money."