Director of Technology Commercialization and Director for the Institute for Innovation through Collaboration
Jobst Hall 141
Ross is the Director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bradley University. He has worked at the SBDC since 2001. His primary duties include assisting entrepreneurs in the process of starting small businesses and established businesses with general business issues. Ross has presented numerous seminars on topics such as marketing, web site development, and search engine optimization. Twice a month he holds a free workshop providing information on how to start a business to people in the Peoria area.
Prior to working at the SBDC, Ross received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from the University of South Dakota, spent several years in the advertising industry, and at the beginning of 1997, he began selling and managing web site development and marketing projects. Initially working with small businesses in Kentucky, then working with Fortune 500 manufacturers to develop effective web sites.