Board of Directors

Jenell Ross


Jenell brings valuable insights to the Board through her years of leadership in the automotive industry and the many public, civic and charity boards on which she is involved. Jenell is the President of the Bob Ross Auto Group in Centerville, Ohio, a position she has held since 2010. The company’s Mercedes-Benz dealership is the first African American-owned Mercedes dealership in the world, and Ms. Ross is the sole second-generation African American woman automobile dealer in the country. Her real-world experience as a successful dealer and owner-operator further enhances the perspectives of our Board. Jenell holds a B.A. from Emory University and completed the General Motors Dealer Management Development Program and National Automobile Dealers Association Dealer Candidate Academy.