The following information is from the completed 2020 event. Please check back in January for details about the 2021 conference, which will be on May 10, 12, and 14. We anticipate opening registration in early February 2021.

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Maine HR Convention: May 10, 12, & 14, 2021 – Virtual+ Edition


Ross Gibson

Ross Gibson is a leadership and organizational development consultant and 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, a global academic institution and Non-Governmental Organization based in Brattleboro, Vermont.  Ross has held 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 holds a Bachelors Degree in Social Psychology from Tufts University and a Masters Degree in Management of Human Services 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 and is a past President of the Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA). Ross is currently a Board member of the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce, Director-elect of the Vermont State Council of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and President of the Brattleboro Swim Club.

Sessions: Workshop A: Counter Culture, Workshop B: A Business Lens for Professional Growth