Craig Ruff is a lecturer at the Ford School. From 1986 to 2006, he was president of Public Sector Consultants, a Lansing, Michigan firm specializing in health, education, economic, and environmental policy. Prior to joining the firm, he served for eleven years in the executive office of Governor William G. Milliken, working primarily on human services issues and serving as chief of staff to the lieutenant governor. He chaired the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs under Governor Jennifer Granholm and twice served as Governor Rick Snyder's senior policy adviser for education. He was the first holder of the Griffin Endowed Chair in American Government at Central Michigan University. Craig received his BA and MPP from the University of Michigan.