Ph.D. in Philosophy in Counseling Psychology
Minor area of study: Doctoral Program in Human Resource Management, College of Business
University of Iowa
Pre-doctoral Clinical Internship University Counseling Services, University of Minnesota
Certificate International MBA
Institute for Management Development, IMD - Lausanne, Switzerland
Bachelor of Arts in French and Psychology
Minor areas of study: German and Spanish
University of Iowa
Randall Ross is a Licensed Psychologist and the Chief Human Resources Officer at Minnetronix Medical. He previously served as Chief Human Resources Officer at TCF, G & K Services, and American Medical Systems. In these roles, he has coached executives and employees to help unlock their many talents and build employment brands. He’s established a track record of transforming Human Resource functions including restructuring HR teams, rebuilding core HR processes and implementing new technology systems. His work spans organizations in a variety of industries with a global reach covering 20 countries and experience with successful acquisitions and transitions in four different industries.
Early in his career, Ross was Vice President for Human Resources at Best Buy where he led the human resources function for the company’s 4,000 plus corporate staff and its subsidiaries. Ross joined Best Buy after an eight-year career with Target Corporation where he worked in training, organizational development and leadership development. He also held human resources positions at Dow Chemical Company and Rockwell Collins International.
Ross has also worked in higher education serving as coordinator of consultation and outreach, staff psychologist, adjunct faculty member, and instructor for the University of St. Thomas’ Center for Business Excellence. Ross also taught and worked as a psychologist at the University of Minnesota, University of Iowa, Hamline University and Mount Mercy College.
Ross has served as a consultant for KARE 11 news in Minneapolis and has appeared on various news programs discussing work topics including career development, job stress and innovative workplace solutions. He has published numerous articles and a book on occupational stress and burnout.
Alternate Job Roles
Chief Human Resource Officer and Vice President of Compliance and Quality Management
M.S. in Management of Technology
M.S. in Medical Device Innovation
M.S. in Security Technologies
Research & Teaching
Human Resource Development
Psychology of Academic Adjustment
Theories of Personality
Pre-Practicum in Counseling Psychology
Currently Teaching Courses
Leading Individual and Team Performance
Publications & Awards
Ross, R.R. (1996). Counseling for stress and burnout: A review. Contemporary Psychology.
Ross, R.R. and Altmaier, E.M. (1994). Counseling for Occupational Stress. Sage: London.
Altmaier, E.M., Smith W., Wood, Pl, Ross, R.R. Bartley, J. and Smith, W. (1990). Defining successful performance among pediatric residents. Pediatrics, 85, 139-143.
Altmaier, E.M., Smith W., Wood, P. Ross, R.R. Montgomery, W., Katlee, E., Imray, S., Shield, J., and Franken, E.S. (1990). Cross-institutional stability behavioral criteria desirable for success in radiation. Investigating Radiology, 24, 246-251.
Ross, R.R., and Altmaier, E.M. (1989). The application of behavior description interviewing to intern selection. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 20, 221-228.
Ross, R.R., Altmaier, E.M. and Russell, D.W. (1989). Job stress, social support and burnout among counseling center staff. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 36, 464-470.
Smith, W.I. Altmaier, E.M., Ross, R.R., Johnson, D.B., and Berberoglo, L.S. (1989). Patients’ expectations for radiology in non-interactive encounters. Radiology, 172, 275-276.