Vice President, Federal Affairs, American Chemistry Council
As the Vice President of Federal Affairs for the American Chemistry Council, Ross leads the ACC’s federal advocacy and is responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with elected officials and their staffs in the House and Senate, White House and Executive Branch. A member of the ACC senior leadership team, Ross provides regular strategic advice and counsel to the ACC’s members to help them navigate Washington and understand how policies affect their companies. He is also Chairman of the Board of the AmeriChem PAC political action committee.
Over the course of two decades in Washington, Ross has spent time as Vice President of Energy and Resources Policy at the National Association of Manufacturers, Policy Counsel at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and an environmental litigator at the law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP. Ross has testified before Congress more than a dozen times and regularly appears in all forms of media, including television, radio, and print. He has also developed a long list of successful issue advocacy campaigns, including multi-million-dollar integrated media and government relations efforts on ozone, sustainability, climate change and infrastructure.
Ross has a B.A. in English and Political Science from Emory University and a J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law. He is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia.