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.
PCA is excited to welcome our new facilitator Lieutenant Steven Kellogg….
Steve has 22 years of law-enforcement experience training law enforcement officers across the country. As the Lieutenant in charge of training a 200+ Officer Department, he is responsible for the department’s curriculum development. He has served as a certified instructor with the Indiana Law Enforcement Training Board (ILETB) and has instructed for the Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA). Steve has managed the field training officer unit, the use of force review program, and has presented in diverse topics to in classroom, conference, and webinar settings.
Steve is a certified Force Science analyst, a former SWAT team member, and he currently is a hostage crisis negotiator responsible for team training. Recently, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline reached out to Steve’s team for their role in a national partnership to train law-enforcement officers to answer hotline phone calls.
Steve received his bachelors degree from Indiana University and his recent focus has been in the topics of procedural justice, tactical de-escalation, and surviving the political climate of police agencies. Steve’s experience has served private industry as well training security professionals for casinos in defensive tactics and de-escalation skills. He also conducts threat and vulnerability assessments for corporations helping them to mitigate risks.
Steve now serves as the public information officer for his police department and in his spare time, Steve applies his passion for understanding people and behaviors to his entertainment company where he serves as a comedy magician.
PCA would like to thank Lance for his dedicated commitment and service to the Law Enforcement community throughout the state of Indiana. He has been, and continues to be, a friend and colleague, and the PSLI series is extremely grateful for his diligence and passion.
We wish to thank him for his service over the last 4 years and we wish him well in his new endeavors with his local community…..