Michael H. Ross is President and CEO of MHR International, Inc., one of the leading Program and Construction Management firms in the Southeast United States. Founded in 1992, MHR International has managed several billion dollars in construction, including many of Atlanta’s signature projects including the 1996 Centennial Olympics, the Fulton County Capital Improvement Program, the Hartsfield Jackson Airport Development Program and the Georgia State Financing Investment Corporation K-12 School Building Program.
Mr. Ross is considered a national expert in project management, economic development, small business development, procurement and community revitalization. He has served as a United States consultant to the South African Procurement Task Force.
Mr. Ross has been a member of the Board of the Georgia Technology Authority, the Georgia Black United Fund and the Atlanta Police Foundation and currently serves on the Board of the Piedmont Park Conservancy and the Atlanta Business League. Mr. Ross is also a member of the National Association of Minority Contractors and the Airport Consultants Council.
Mr. Ross worked with or supported several nonprofit organizations in the metropolitan Atlanta area including the YWCA of Greater Atlanta, the National Black Arts Festival and the United Youth Adult Conference, Youthfest and Beat the Odds.
Mr. Ross received his B.A. from Morehouse College and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law. Additionally, he holds a Project Management Certification from the Georgia Institute of Technology.