About Us

Dr. Mary Ann Ross

Chief of Staff

Dr. Ross brings more than 25 years of Executive Leadership experience in Corrections, Mental Health, Education, Substance Use Disorder Treatment, Permanent Supportive Housing, Nonprofit Management, and Business Consulting. Her extensive career includes developing and directing "landmark" reentry facilities for the California Department of Corrections and serving as Executive Director/Warden for several private prisons.

Dr. Ross has earned a Doctorate in Psychology with an Emphasis in Psychopharmacology/Health Psychology, a Master of Education in Instructional Technology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Social Work. Dr. Ross is a licensed Community Mental Health Therapist and certified Substance Use Disorder Supervisor. She holds professional certifications in Human Resource Management/Labor Laws and has teaching credentials in multiple academic subjects and specialized certifications in didactic instruction for individuals with Moderate to Sever Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.