Ruddys Andrade has dedicated his career to the improvement of the greater Hudson County community. For fifteen years Mr. Andrade served in the Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs at New Jersey City University (NJCU), where he began his career as Program Assistant and moved his way up to Associate Vice President. At NJCU, Mr. Andrade secured over $1.2M for the school’s endowment fund, among other significant funds raised. As the current Director of Community Relations for CarePoint Health Systems, a healthcare service which coordinates efforts from Hudson County’s three main hospitals to provide outstanding care, Mr. Andrade works to ensure quality relationships with other community-based organizations while also serving as liaison for government affairs, working with all local municipalities in the County. In addition to his career at NJCU and CarePoint, Mr. Andrade also has several years of teaching experience at the college level. His combined knowledge of fundraising and education, paired with his role in the healthcare field make Ruddys Andrade an integral member of the HCST Foundation Advisory Council.