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Tres Ross

Executive Director of the Ross Foundation

Specialty Areas:

Web Design, Market Research, Local Resources & Economics, Development, Management Information Systems, Nonprofit Business Models/Social Enterprises.


Tres Ross plays several roles within the nonprofit arena. He is Executive Director of
The Ross Foundation, a family foundation located in Parkersburg, West Virginia serving
Wood, Ritchie, Doddridge, Pleasants and Jackson counties. The foundation funds
projects with a primary emphasis in the fields of Education and Community / Economic
Development. The foundation also supports some initiatives in the fields of Animals,
Arts and Disabilities. Tres serves as a member of Philanthropy WV’s Board of Directors
and West Virginia Nonprofit Association’s (WVNPA) Advisory Board. He also plays an
active role with several of the nonprofits within his service area, including
DowntownPKB, a Main Street program for Downtown Revitalization in Parkersburg, and
Nonprofits LEAD, a nonprofit capacity building program. His previous employment was
in the Internet / Database Development arena at Simonton Windows. He has a BA in
Management with a minor in Economics from Marietta College and a MBA from West
Virginia University.