Joaquin Ross is an Associate for the DEI Strategy terrain on the Advisory team at Seramount. In his role, he supports the DEI Strategy Terrain through his knowledge and experience of social justice work, history, and culture. His responsibilities include supporting DBP advisor presentations and creating client resources.
Driven by community organizing and social advocacy, Joaquin has a strong commitment to uplifting marginalized and underserved communities. Prior to joining the Seramount/EAB team, Joaquin served as the Civic Engagement Campaign Director for the Virginia NAACP. While in this role, he managed a campaign that had a budget of almost 3 million dollars, created programs for voter registration, voter protection, early voting, and voter engagement. He also participated and created events dealing with educational disparities, Diversity in the workplace, intergenerational issues, and much more!
Prior to that, Joaquin served in many positions that fight for social justice and equity such as a Community Organizer for New Virginia Majority and a Senior Program Director for the YMCA.
Joaquin holds a Master of Divinity Degree from Union Presbyterian Seminary and a Bachelor’s Degree from Presbyterian College. He claims Covington, GA as his hometown but he is currently residing in Richmond, VA. In his free time, Joaquin enjoys reading, traveling, grilling, and baking for family and friends.