Mr. Ross, a graduate of Brewster Academy, earned his bachelor’s degree from Susquehanna University in global management and marketing with a minor in information systems. There, he was an active part of numerous clubs, a member of the crew team, and studied abroad in London. Mr. Ross then went on to complete his master’s in business administration from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Australia. Mr. Ross comes to Porter’s from Brewster Academy, where he taught computer programming, was an instructional support teacher, and coached the crew team. He also helped to integrate a social-emotional learning program into community life. Mr. Ross has come to Porter’s because he sees that in the workforce, the tech gender gap continues to persist despite current research showing that young women have a high interest in STEM and computer science programs. He sees his role in the Porter's technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship program as helping students see their potential and foster these skills to bridge the gap.
Mr. Ross lives on campus and teaches in the technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship program. He also serves as a student advisor, advisor to all TIE co-curricular activities, and a crew coach.