TITLE: President and CEO
FUNDING AREAS: Journalism, new media, access to media
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PROFILE: In addition to his position as President, CEO, and member of the Board of Directors of the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, Robert J. Ross (who goes by Bob) is also President, CEO, and member of the Board of Directors of the Inasmuch Foundation. These two Oklahoma City-based institutions are two of the state's largest private foundations, both founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord in 1982, the daughter Edward K. Gaylord, noted editor and publisher of The Oklahoman and The Oklahoma City Times.
Ross' foundation bio shares:
A former associate at McAfee & Taft law firm, Ross joined the Foundation in 2003 as Vice President and Executive Director, and in 2005, he became President and CEO of the Foundation.