Ruby Receptionists

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Ruby Receptionists
Industry Office Services
Founded 2003
Headquarters Portland, Oregon
Area served
United States
Key people
Jill Nelson (Founder & CEO)
Services Receptionist service
Number of employees

Ruby Receptionists is a virtual receptionist service based in Portland, Oregon.[2] Ruby Receptionists provides receptionist and answering services to businesses.[2]

Ruby Receptionists was founded as Worksource Inc by Jill Nelson in 2003.[3] In 2005, they changed their name to Ruby Receptionists. In 2011 Ruby moved to its Pearl callcenter in Portland, in 2013 opened its second office, in Beaverton, Oregon,[4] and in 2016 Ruby moved its headquarters into the Fox Tower building in downtown Portland.[5] In January 2015, Updata Partners invested $38.8 million in Ruby Receptionists, acquiring a majority share in the company.[4]

From 2008 through 2013, the Portland Business Journal listed Ruby Receptionists among the 100 Fastest Growing Companies in Oregon[6] and in 2016 the Portland Business Journal names Ruby Receptionist the 9th most admired company in Oregon.[7][8] In 2012, Ruby Receptionists topped Fortune Magazine's list of the best small companies to work for in the United States.[9]


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External links[edit]

  • ^ "Ruby Receptionists expands its HQ". Portland Business Journal. 
  • ^ a b Giang, Vivian (October 24, 2013). "This Is What Receptionists Of The Future Look Like". Business Insider. Retrieved October 11, 2016. 
  • ^ Pullen, John Patrick (October 17, 2014). "Gender equality? Not in business branding". Fortune. Retrieved October 11, 2016. 
  • ^ a b Rogoway, Mike (January 5, 2015). "Portland-based Ruby Receptionists sells majority stake for $38.8 million". The Oregonian. Retrieved October 11, 2016. 
  • ^ "Ruby Receptionists adds its trademark splash to downtown's Fox Tower". Portland Business Journal. Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 21 February 2017. 
  • ^ "History & Milestones, Ruby Receptionists". Ruby Receptionists. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  • ^ "Oregon's Most Admired Companies of 2016 [Ranked]". Portland Business Journal. Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 2 March 2017. 
  • ^ "Oregon's Most Admired 2016 [Unordered]". Portland Business Journal. Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 2 March 2017. 
  • ^ Akhtar, Omar. "The 25 best small companies to work for". Fortune. Retrieved 13 May 2015.