Organizational Psychologist & Executive Coach
Overview and Strengths
Ross is an experienced coach and has held progressive managerial and leadership positions in marketing research and public affairs. He brings extensive expertise and a strong reputation for assessment, executive coaching, career development and employee/organizational surveys to work with senior executives, professionals and teams to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness. Ross respects and appreciates the intrinsic worth and capabilities of everyone, discerning a holistic understanding of people and the context in which they find themselves.
Ross is resourceful, fearless and persevering to isolate the root factors and dynamics that trap, block, distract, confuse or otherwise undermine satisfaction, effectiveness and performance. He emphasizes pragmatic solutions, grounded in theory for direct, tangible application and immediate effect. He helps articulate a path forward that energizes, releases, and transforms. Ross reintroduces people to aspects of themselves and their circumstance, calling forth previously hidden opportunities, inspiring renewed confidence, focus and performance.
As an organizational psychologist with over 25 years of experience, Ross provides value through business-relevant insight, advice and decision support to leaders on priorities related to executive selection, on-boarding, succession and talent development. He helps organizations to place people with the right capabilities against critical mandates and role requirements, optimizing productivity while mitigating the risk of an unsuccessful placement or hire.
As a seasoned coach, executives and human resource professionals appreciate that Ross does the hard work to build their leaders’ intangible, soft skills. He helps executives expand their self-awareness and emotional intelligence leading to better balanced perspective, focused thinking and intentional behavior. The result is improved decisions, working relationships, stronger leadership capacity and well-managed stress and work/life balance.
Ross began his business career with a major consumer products company where he held progressive managerial positions in marketing research and public affairs. Later, in a General Manager role, he stepped-in to a troubled organization, provided turnaround leadership, resolving a number of problems and doubling forecasted sales.