Jerry Ross,

Keynote Speaker
Corporate Trainer
Industry Expert
Business Writer

4 Years
Average 24-24
seminars per year


Central Florida
Orlando, Tampa Bay
or Jacksonville:


Out of Area
Out of State:

$1000 min +
actual expenses



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25 years of entrepreneurial experience provides a wide variety of real world examples for Jerry Ross as he motivates audiences to learn business principles and leadership skills in a matter of minutes. Entertaining and knowledgeable, Jerry masters the stage as he delivers a powerful message and a memorable experience for all attendees. He is a consistent audience favorite at conventions and seminars.

Jerry is a practiced entrepreneur and businessman whose experience includes leadership positions with AT&T, Ohio Bell Telephone, Goal Systems International and ownership of several successful Central Florida companies.

His newest venture the Maverick Business Group, dubbed a "virtual business incubator" by the Orlando Business Journal. The Maverick Business Group offers consulting services, training and seminars to improve performance and profitability of small businesses. He also publishes Maverick Business Magazine, a free publication containing business articles, resources and local suppliers to promote small business growth in Central Florida.

Most recently he was accredited by The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and the Institute for Certified Business Consultants at the University of Central Florida as a certified Business Consultant.

His local entrepreneurial ventures include SkyTracker of Florida,Inc., Semco Properties, LLC, LumenLogic, Inc. and Maverick Business Group, Inc. and in 1998 Jerry was nominated for Small Business Person of the year by the Seminole County Chamber of Commerce. He has published numerous articles on marketing and sales and is frequently invited to speak to business conventions and community groups on entrepreneurial topics. He was recently featured by The Orlando Business Journal, and has appeared on TV 52, and WFLA Radio.


Most Popular Topic Titles:

Marketing Lessons from the Wizard of OZ
Branding: Not just for catttle anymore!
Entrepreneurship 101
Sales 101
Negotiation: Use it or Lose it!

Kudos / Quotes:

"...when you have that kind of unanimous approval for
someone, I think that says alot!"

- DisneySBA National Entrepreneur Center

"The single most repeated word was 'fabulous!"
- International Imaging Assoc.

"Best speaker I have ever heard! Bar none!"
- Attendee Review

"I have an MBA and I still learned alot that I didn't learn in my MBA marketing classes!"
- Attendee Review



Rotary International
Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce
Seminole Chamber of Commerce
Downtown Orlando Partnership
Ameican Marketing Association
Facillitator- FastTrac Training- Kauffman Foundation



Articles Published:

"To Boost Sales, Tap Existing Customers"
Orlando Sentinel - 1/6/03
"Don't Overlook Visuals in Merchandising"
Orlando Sentinel - 1/13/03
"Put Your Marketing Plan into Motion"
Orlando Sentinel - 10/13/03
"Feasibility Study Provides Reality Check"
Orlando Sentinel - 1/12/04
"Focus Effort on Sales to Grow Business"
Orlando Sentinel - 1/19/04
"Rebates Can Be an Effective Marketing Tool"
Orlando Sentinel- 5/31/04
"Want to Succeed? Learn How to Sell"
Orlando Sentinel - 7/12/04
"What to Consider Before Taking the Plunge"
Orlando Sentinel- 10/4/04



Topic Categories:

Jerry Ross is also available as a Corporate Trainer and can work from your materials or script.  Contact him for details.

From his own material, his topics would best be categorized as pertaining to...  Business, Ethics & Values, Management, Marketing, Motivational, or Performance & Success.


Groups Spoken For:

International Imaging Association- International Convention
Florida Staffing Association- State Convention
Assn. of Florida Small Business Development Ctrs- State Conf.
ZKS- Central Florida Small Business Outlook -2005
Univeristy of Central Fla- Excellence in Entrepreneurship Pgrm.
US Hispanic Chamber- Women in Franchising



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