Elliott Ross, 64 Consulting-Firm Executive

Elliott Ross, 64, president of Elliott Ross & Associates – an executive and organization consulting firm – died April 8. He was a resident of Flourtown.

Prior to forming the firm, Ross was senior vice president of Manchester, a large human-resources consulting firm.

A graduate of Temple University – where he earned a bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree – Ross served as co-chair of both the Research and Technology Committees of the Philadelphia Human Resource Planning Group. He was a member of the Research Committee of the Society for Human Resource Management, as well as the Advisory Board of the Industrial and Organizational Psychology Department of Penn State University.

Ross, a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania, held a lifetime certification as a senior professional in human resources.

In addition, he was corporate director of organization development with the Unisys Corporation; staff member of Unisys Wharton Executive Development program; director of Unisys International Management and Organization Development; consultant and associate professor at the University of Delaware, Temple University and Chestnut Hill College; and a reading specialist/supervisor for the Wilmington School District.

A longtime member of Congregation Or Ami, he served as co-chair of the congregation's youth-advisory committee.

Ross is survived by his wife, the former Sharon Dobin; daughters Melissa Ross and Jennifer Foltz; sons Marc Ross and Jeff-rey Ross; and a granddaughter.


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