Jed Ross

Jed Ross

Alternate Board Member

Jed Ross, Chief Risk Officer of the District of Columbia, was appointed by the Mayor of the District of Columbia and confirmed by the D.C. Council in 2015.  In December of 2016, Mr. Ross completed an Executive Education Program from Harvard Business School focusing on Enterprise Risk Management.  In his current role, Mr. Ross oversees the D.C. Office of Risk Management and the 80 plus employees and contractor staff supporting the District of Columbia risk management concerns.  The areas of oversight managed by Mr. Ross are: Risk Prevention and Safety (Loss Control), Enterprise Risk Management, Insurance (All Lines, but mainly Property), Workers’ Compensation, and Tort Liability.

Mr. Ross previously represented private, nonprofit and public entities in a wide range of practice areas in connection with labor, employment, administrative, legislative, policy, and real estate law while at Goldblatt Martin Pozen LLP (GMP). His clients’ industries included real estate, labor, trade associations, nonprofit organizations, and more.

Prior to joining GMP, Mr. Ross served as the Acting Deputy Director of Operations and Human Resource Director for the District of Columbia’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA). While at the DCRA, he also served as the Chairman of the District of Columbia’s Board of Condemnation of Insanitary Buildings.

Mr. Ross earned his J.D. from the Syracuse University College of Law, and a B.S. in Marketing and Distribution Management from the Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He is admitted to practice law in both Washington, D.C. (active) and Maryland (not active).