Founder and Director
Ruth Balloon is the Administrative Director at Lakewood Conservatory of Fine Arts. Ruth brings over 15 years of combined administrative experience in Office Management, Accounting and Customer Service. She assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures; manages and oversees billing and accounts receivable within Lakewood Conservatory, Park Cities Music and Heritage Learning Center. Ruth manages lesson schedules and teacher coordination in both of our music schools. Ruth also has several years of teaching experience in her portfolio. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Liberty University along with a Differentiated Instruction Certificate from Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Ruth has been living in the Dallas area since she moved from Indiana in 2010. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, hiking, traveling and exploring new places with her family as well as light remodeling projects.
Sommer Lea Rose
Sommer Rose, was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from Dallas Christian in 2019. She enjoys cooking, traveling, trying new things, and living life to the fullest with her friends and family. Some of her life goals include, business networking, traveling the world. Sommer loves spending free time with her family and friends. She has a Labrador Retriever she rescued a few years ago. One day Sommer hope to open up a non-profit animal cafe to help local animals thrive and find new families.