Ross was born and raised in the Chicago area. In 2009, he graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, and moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to teach third grade through Teach For America. After two years teaching, Ross transitioned into a career in real estate, and currently serves as Chief of Staff at Capital Homes Residential Group. In 2015, Ross graduated with an M.B.A. from the University of Tulsa. In his free time, he serves on the boards of Congregation B’nai Emunah, the local conservative synagogue; the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, an interfaith organization that works to promote equality and justice in Oklahoma; and Teach For America - Tulsa, an organization committed to improving public education throughout the United States. Ross co-leads Revolve, a new and innovative community of over 450 change agents that cultivates leadership skills and explores social justice through a Jewish lens. His work with Revolve focuses on developing programmatic structures that allow the community to create meaningful, peer-led experiences. Ross trains community members to facilitate multi-day, peer-led gatherings that build community, provide professional development, and explore the intersection of social justice and Judaism.