Ross Gibson

Ross Gibson is a leadership and organizational development consultant/facilitator. As the Chief of Operations, Employee Benefits Practice at The Richards Group (TRG), Ross works with organizations to help develop positive leadership growth. Ross also leads several teams within the Employee Benefits Practice at TRG. Prior to working as a consultant, Ross was Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources at World Learning based in Brattleboro, Vermont and Washington DC. Ross has held other several senior-level positions including Vice President, Learning and Organizational Development at Charles River Labs and Vice President, Human Resources at both American Superconductor and Cambridge Neuroscience, Inc.

Ross has a BA in Social Psychology from Tufts University and an MA in Management from Brandeis University. He is a certified facilitator of several of the Franklin Covey programs including The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People as well as being certified in the DISC behavioral assessment program. Ross is active in several local and regional Human Resources and training organizations. He currently is the Director of the Vermont State Council of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). He is a past-President of both the Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA) as well as the Brattleboro Swim Team. Ross also served for six years on the Board of the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce.