Milena Ruiz

Milena joined BVSA from the Jacksonville Jaguars, where she worked for the Jaguars Foundation.  With the Jags, she managed corporate fundraising events, communications, marketing, and helped develop a community leadership program to assist emerging leaders in Jacksonville in their fundraising efforts and community stewardship.


There Ruiz's have been long time supporters of BVSA-Guatemala over the years, and have developed special relationships with the Rhinos and BVSA staff.  It was during these visits that Milena chose to surrender her life to Jesus, and eventually walk away from her career and into ministry. 


Milena serves BVSA in all areas, such as fundraising, creative design, and missionary care and is a huge asset for the ministry.  Milena,  lives in Jacksonville, FL, with husband Mauricio and their son Maddox.  You can contact her at