Ross Montagano

As a trusted advisor and consultant to several senior executives throughout Canada, Ross has been instrumental in helping organizations with their strategic execution of priorities, by increasing employee engagement, and accelerating their overall performance through training, coaching, facilitating, and team building exercises. Using the latest in best practices and thought leadership Ross has assisted many companies in delivering significant sustainable improvements to their business.

In his role as Forum Chair for MacKay CEO Forums, Ross brings with him many years of experience as a senior executive for Fortune 500 companies. He has led the restructuring and transformation of public and privately held companies in the life sciences, consumer packaged goods, cleantech, internet marketing, corporate travel, office products, transportation, specialty metals, and logistics industries throughout North America. With a strong foundation in Sales and Marketing, Ross has been a growth strategist and change agent, for many organizations by conceptualizing and implementing new revenue channels, alliances, and partnerships to propel rapid turnarounds.

Ross is passionate about helping companies unleash their true potential. With a diverse career spanning multiple industries Ross brings a time-tested formula and significant learning through trial and error that has made an immediate impact on organizational performance. He specializes in helping executive leadership teams develop their ability to execute strategy, and deliver lasting results.

Ross lives in the Edmonton area and has two grown children living in Toronto. When he is not working, he enjoys skiing, golf, gardening, reading, travelling and spending time with his wife and two dogs.