Brian graduated from the Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a Degree in Bachelor of Arts. He also attended Youngstown State University and Kent State University where he was enrolled in an MBA program majoring in Accounting. Brian is a Certified Public Accountant.
Brian began his development career in 1987 with the Howland Commons, a 58 acre tract of property adjacent to the Eastwood Mall in Howland, Ohio. This property is anchored by Super Kmart and Kohl's. In 1989, Brian started Ross Development to develop and manage commercial retail projects throughout the country.
All Ross properties are leased and managed by Ross staff, in-house professionals who work in the area of site selection, zoning, site planning, construction, financing and maintenance.