Tri-County (Peoria) Urban League is pleased to welcome Glenn Ross to our Board of Directors.
Glenn Ross is originally from Shreveport– a mid-sized city in North Louisiana. After completing high school he earned his first college degree atGramblingStateUniversity– where he studied Business Administration and Business Information Systems.
He joined Caterpillar in 1977, and started his career as a Computer Programmer. Throughout his career, Glenn has worked in a variety of leadership roles in Information Technology.
In 1987, Glenn earned his Masters Degree in Business Administration from the Bradley University– Foster College of Business Administration. Glenn is currently an Information Technology (IT) Manager at Caterpillar.
Glenn was invited to join the Tri-County Urban League Board of Directors in January 2011. As a Board member, he looks forward to serving his community as a volunteer, giving his time and talents to support the important work of community and civic organizations, and agencies. He appreciates the opportunity to meet and work with diverse groups of dedicated volunteers with a mission of making our community a better and more attractive place to live and work.
Glenn is a strong believer in the importance of higher education – and thinks that education should be a high priority for our country. “It’s one of the key elements in maintaining and expanding our competitiveness in the global economy.”
In addition to his work at Caterpillar, Glenn is an Easter seals Team Leader, a mentor with the Caterpillar / District 150 Destination Technology Program, a member of the WCBU Public Radio Advisory Board, a member of the Board of Directors at the American Red Cross (Mid-America Division Blood Services), and Past President of the Bradley University National Alumni Association.