Founder, The Ross Collective
Renee Rubin Ross is a recognized leader on board and organizational development and strategy and the founder of The Ross Collective, a consulting firm that designs and leads inclusive, participatory processes for social sector board and staff. Committed to racial equity in the nonprofit sector and beyond, Ross guides leaders and organizations in strategic plans and governance processes that deepen social change, racial justice, and community strength. Her work includes co-leading the Seeds of Change training on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging with nonprofit boards.
Ross directs the CSUEB Nonprofit Management Certificate program and teaches strategic planning and board governance for the program. She is a board member and governance chair of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.
Ross writes and speaks frequently on board development, strategic planning, racial equity and leadership, including “Lessons From a Cross-Race Team about Building Belonging” (with Christal M. Cherry, on the Boardsource Blog), “Why Every Meeting Should Mention Race and Equity” (on the Community-Centric Fundraising Hub), and on The Ross Collective blog.