As the Director of Finance & Operations, Ross empowers the Luminary Labs team to create maximum impact for its clients. He oversees the finance and operations functions, specializing in streamlining business processes, data-driven decision making, and helping to foster a culture of excellence.
Ross comes to Luminary Labs having led finance and operations at Classroom Inc., an education technology organization. During his time there, he oversaw the company’s revenue strategy, accounting process, and talent management. Prior to Classroom Inc., Ross managed financial planning, investments, grants management, and operations for the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.
Ross received his M.B.A. from The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University and his B.A. in Finance at Northern Arizona University. In his free time, Ross can be found discussing the moral dilemmas of self-driving technology, how to create more impact in the social sector, and comparing baseball strategy to chess.