2019 Economic Justice Champion
Michael H. Ross is President and CEO of MHR International, Inc., and is considered a national expert in project management, economic development, small business development, procurement and community revitalization. He is currently a member of the board of the BronzeLens Film Festival, a Southeast Smithsonian Council member and an Ambassador for the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture. He served as Chairman of the Board of the Georgia Black United Fund for more than 10 years. Mr. Ross worked with or supported several nonprofit organizations in the metropolitan Atlanta area including the YWCA of Greater Atlanta, the National Black Arts Festival, the United Youth Adult Conference, Beat the Odds and Let Us Make Men.