Ross is the Design Coordinator at KDI’s Los Angeles office. He is passionate about using design as a tool to catalyze social change. Ross is the design lead for KDI’s LA-based projects, providing innovation and expertise to bridge community input, groundbreaking research, and creative design. Prior to joining KDI, Ross worked as a landscape designer at Hood Design Studio and at Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture. He also worked as a design and fabrication manager at LA-Más, and taught a design and build course at Woodbury University’s Agency for Civic Engagement Center. Ross holds a Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Architecture from Iowa State and a Master of Fine Arts from Cranbrook Academy of Art.