CEO / Founder
Mr. Robert Ross, affectionately known as BoB, is the CEO, founding member and lead consultant for PCA. With in excess of 30 years of experience in organizational consulting, training and development and program management, his approach is based on collaborative leadership principles with a transformative process and proven results. He has developed courses and seminars in the broad areas of interpersonal dynamics and organizational development and is an Adjunct Faculty member at Columbus State Community College and the University of Louisville, Southern Police Institute, and The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business – Executive Education. He is also a certified instructor with the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board (ILETB) and a regularly scheduled instructor at the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Academy (ILEA) and Indiana’s Police Executive Leadership Academy (PELA). He has worked with law enforcement organizations in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Florida.
BoB has a comprehensive background and business management experience in both service industries and various sectors of government, including extensive experience working with various law enforcement, public and private, and health care, as well as manufacturing organizations, and he is a former Steering Committee member for WINGS (Women In New Growth Stages). BoB relates well with people at all levels, has seemingly inexhaustible energies and an intense desire to contribute to collaborative success.
Sean Ross PhD
Sean Ross joined PCA in 2013 as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Learning Officer and is responsible for day to day oversight, leadership initiatives, program performance and growth in the areas of public service and collaborative leadership training and development. Sean has had an extensive and successful career in public education as a teacher, coach, and administrator. He developed and shaped individuals to reach beyond their potential and achieve lifelong success. As a leader in education, Sean was a key component in one of the most accomplished school districts in the nation and provided direction for student, teacher, and community achievements. He was an essential contributor to the schools being named as one the top districts in the country as ranked by US News & World Report. As a facilitator of leadership development, he has built strong collaborations with public safety, education and government agencies helping to foster growth by bridging relationships and building leadership. Sean’s focus on team dynamics and communications has led to 90% of participants reporting a positive reaction to his presentations and an 85% positive response to the learning process during his presentations. Sean continues to develop both personally and professionally and contributes much of his success to his beautiful family of three daughters and a supportive, wonderful wife propelling him forward.
Lance joined PCA in 2013 and now serves as our Lead Facilitator. He has over 30 years of experience in emergency response, safety and security. The bulk of his career was spent with a Fortune 500 corporation where he honed his leadership skills in leading several high-performance teams. Starting as a patrol officer/firefighter/EMT, he progressed up the leadership ladder, eventually achieving the rank of Master Chief of Emergency Services for the company’s corporate division. Lance has always had a deep passion for leadership. He has spent his career studying and finding ways to practically apply the concepts of leadership in order to take teams to the next level. Lance shares his knowledge in an effort to develop current and future leaders. He strives for continuous, personal growth in his effort to become more effective and to reach more people. Lance recognizes that he would not be where he is today without the unwavering support of his loving wife, Dawn. He is also blessed with four daughters and one granddaughter who continue to enrich his life.