Mike Ross, Bio

"Your fear of failure should
never be greater than
your desire to succeed"

Mike Ross Contractor is a CEO, entrepreneur and coach with over 32– years of experience in the residential construction industry. Mr. Ross launched Addition Building & Design Inc. in Los Angeles, CA - focusing on high-end residential construction. Mr. Ross is a CEO with strategic marketing plans. He is a true leader, financial-performance driven, with experience building successful companies while integrating a winning attitude.

Mike Ross Contractor is a leader in residential construction having been nominated six times as Qualified Remodeling Magazines “Top 500” national companies. Furthermore, he was nominated for the “Fast Track 50” award as the owner of one of the fastest growing companies in his region. Over the years, Mr. Ross has emerged as an innovator of new ideas in design and service in the residential construction industry. The most recent launch is Green Build Design LA which will focus on the latest technology in residential new construction and remodeling.

Mike Ross Contractor reached many personal milestones in sports as a player, coach and executive. Mr. Ross developed and managed a strategic plan to advance The Ohio Aviators professional ABA basketball franchise. His mission was promoting revenue, profitability and growth of the organization. A coach on many levels, he has guided teams to three national titles and numerous state and regional championships. Solid experience with skill in recognizing top talent, recruiting and developing players, interfacing with families, and gaining commitment. Mr. Ross brings teamwork, enthusiasm and the ability to develop a winning culture to any organization.

Mike Ross Contractor graduated from Kent State University with a B.S. degree in Mathematics. For the next 3 years he worked as a teacher/coach on the high school level. Mr. Ross was voted “Teacher of the Year” . During his high school coaching career, Mr. Ross and his staff were responsible for the development of over 30 players contributing on the college and pro level.

Mike Ross Contractor is actively involved in community and industry organizations and serves as a mentor and coach to other business owners, executives and students. He is a member of AIA Industry Partner, Rotary International, BIA (Building Industry of Southern California), NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industries), ASID Industry Partner, Member of the NGBC -National Green Building Council, a volunteer for the American Cancer Society as well as a motivational speaker throughout the city of Los Angeles at various organizations and schools.

However, Mr. Ross' proudest accomplishment is being married to Barbara for 30 years and three daughters - Christine, Laura & Jami. All three daughters learned early on how important it is to give back to the community --- through the Rotary International. By participating in fundraising events with their Dad, each daughter developed a strong sense of self-confidence --- which has aided them through life to achieve success in their respective professions.

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