Julia Ross has been working in the field of organizational learning and systems change for over 30 years. She began her career at Innovation Associates and was a member of their Senior Leadership Team prior to joining their consulting practice. After leaving Innovation Associates in 1998, Julia founded Ross & Company, Inc., a firm specializing in organizational change and learning. The primary focus of her work today is building the capacity of individuals, teams, and multi-stakeholder groups in using a systems thinking approach in dealing with complex issues and creating sustainable results. She strives to make systems thinking easy to understand, accessible and directly applicable to organizational life. She has extensive experience training, coaching and consulting in the private sector as well as in local government, education, and public health.
Julia’s role at the Center for Systems Awareness is overseeing the finances and operations of the organization. She is a Board Member of the Society for Organizational Learning North America and, in 2016, was their Acting Executive Director. She is also a Board member of a non-profit educational organization in North Andover, MA and a Senior Faculty member for the Public Sector Consortium – a non-profit organization that provides public sector leaders with actionable tools that create and sustain high-performing public organizations.
Julia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the University of Vermont. She lives in the Boston area with her husband, three children and beloved dog Livie.