Meet Gary

I'm Gary Ross & my Passion is to Inspire You!


The creation of my CEO coaching company in 2014 - and the release of my first book in 2017 - was not the result of me leading a ‘storybook’ career. Rather, like you, I have stumbled and I have made mistakes.

I have focused on being humble and learning at every stage of my journey, from the first time I managed people… to running a global services organization for a Fortune 500 company… to being the CEO of two family owned software companies for over ten years… and most recently as CEO of my ownstartup company. Early on I realized the blessings of not just my successes, but of the challenging times too. Looking back, I applied principles that helped me achieve my potential, inspire others and make a lasting impact on the lives of many people.

Have you considered a business coach for yourself?  Someone that has walked in your shoes as a CEO.  I have published a book called  The Growth Cube that I think you will love! I am so excited to share my stories and my best ideas with you. It’s about how to unlock the growth potential of your company – and you as a leader. It is my greatest wish that you will be inspired to apply my lessons to your business and life and enjoy even greater success. 

Helping owners build great businesses - since 2014

In our time getting to know and support business owners, we’ve learned that while you and your business are unique, your challenges and frustrations are not. Our proven tools can free up your time and give you focus on what’s most important.

Helping owners get to $1M in revenues, and then beyond

We focus on small business CEOs - startups and established companies. Especially those in any type of service businesses, along with technology and software companies. We are experts at building valuable recurring revenue streams.

Helping owners focus and execute successfully

We focus on developing strong plans, and then helping you execute on those plans. We do not leave you to do the work all by yourself. We help you and guide you and hold us all accountable. It's about helping you achieve your business dreams!




Managed services, technology and software P&L’s ranging from $10M to $150M. 11 years combined tenure as leader of two software companies since. 12 years of global experience including 2-year European relocation. I am currently developing new tools and learning new ideas working alongside my current CEO clients. 


Sales and Marketing background and customer engagement skills provide spark plug for top-line growth. Proud of my career 99% customer retention rate! My approach is to be personally involved with customers and to understand how to build awesome products and services to help them achieve their goals.


22 years success launching new products, new units, and new start-up businesses. ‘Customers for Life’ approach will grow SaaS and subscription models. Successfully implemented SaaS model, eCommerce software, managed services, technical infrastructure and have managed many successful software dev projects.


14 years of progressive roles as a member of a respected Fortune 500 company. Promoted 4 times at Emerson, including president role leading the largest service business in the company with 600 associates. Have adapted my big company learnings into a smaller businesses environment as CEO several times – and now as a business coach.


I have started up 2 companies in the past 6 years, including Med-Compliance IQ – a healthcare software company. We have raised nearly $1M from investors and gratns, and have 2 patented products.  Strong alliance with OSU Medical Center., Ohio Health, and Rev1 Ventures. Prior to that, Gary successfully led the sale of a $20M company to private equity exit.