Date: Thursday, October 19, 2023

Location: 300 Foxcroft Ave #201, Martinsburg, WV 25401

Time: 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.


Michelle Cuthrell Sadat started her career in the insurance industry in 2005 and founded Advocate Insurance Group in 2008.

She is passionate about the work she does as an insurance professional, and enjoys assisting individuals, families, non-profits, and businesses in securing their futures through insurance.

Michelle is very involved in the community and serves on several boards including current president of Martinsburg Rotary, current board member and former president of Main Street Martinsburg and board member for Boys & Girls Club of the Eastern Panhandle.

She has served two terms on the Task Force/ Agent advisory board for Erie Insurance Group. Is an active member and former board member for the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce.

Her company Advocate Insurance Group was named Small Business of the Year in 2022 by The Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce, was named Giving Agency of the Year by Erie Insurance and was recognized as Business of the year by Main Street Martinsburg.

She currently lives in Shepherdstown with her husband, 8-year-old son and 6-year-old twin daughters and can typically be found on the sidelines of a soccer field on the weekends.

Justin Ruble joined WVU Medicine in April 2018 as the director of human resources, bringing more than 13 years of progressive human resources experience in manufacturing and higher education to the eastern region for the health system. He was promoted to Vice President in April 2019.

Ruble has led Berkeley and Jefferson Medical Centers through numerous human resource initiatives including a restructuring of the regional human resources department and a system-wide harmonization of HR policies, compensation, and benefits. Ruble is Chair of the WVU Medicine HR Policy & Procedure Committee and was responsible for the development of the HRBP Committee system wide.  Ruble recently served as Organizational Readiness Lead for the WVUnify project, WVU Medicine’s Workday journey towards a cloud-based ERP solution for HR, Finance and Supply Chain.  He was responsible for the project’s change management, communications, and training workstreams. Ruble also oversees the Employee Health function.

Ruble received his Master of Arts in Corporate Communications from West Virginia University and his Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Marshall University.  

He holds several professional certifications including the Society for Human Resources Management – Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and Senior Professional (SPHR) in Human Resources from the Human Resource Certification Institute.

Ruble is past president of the Eastern Panhandle Society for Human Resource Management and was recently a member of the Board of Directors for the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce.

He is a lifelong Eastern Panhandle resident and resides in Kearneysville with his wife, Danielle, son, Ashton, and daughter, Cali, a cockapoo.

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