Guy Ross began his career at Kimmel & Associates in 1998 after working in the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). There he worked with company leaders to enhance and resolve job-performance issues of underperforming employees.
His problem-solving capabilities served him well early in his career with Kimmel & Associates. These skills contributed to his promotion to vice president in 2003. His dedication to serving the commercial general construction industry was recognized again in 2005, as he was the recipient of the Kimmel & Associates’ Consultant of the Year Award.
Guy holds a BS degree in Psychology and an MA in Psychological Counseling from Appalachian State University. He currently serves on the Kimmel & Associates’ Board of Advisors and has been one of the company’s top performers for many years.
His dedication to service is reflected in his business philosophy. “I work as hard for my clients as I would expect an employee to work for me, and I expect a lot,” he says. “There is no substitute for hard work. I strive for and aim to deliver 100% satisfaction to all my clients. If I don’t reach 100%, I’m not satisfied.”
Guy has been married to his wife, Mel, for more than 20 years and adores his two daughters. He loves having fun with his family, cooking and trying new recipes, scuba diving, the Carolina Panthers, and fantasy football.
I cannot think of a job that is more challenging than what we do…well, maybe a couple. But the thought of scouring the country and sometimes the globe looking for a candidate with the right skill set, vetting that candidate, then working with our clients to determine if it’s the right fit for their company culture is what gets me up in the morning. This is the challenge that excites me about executive search. — Guy Ross