Susan Ross Joins Pro Back Office as Consulting HR Director

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Pro Back Office, LLC, an accounting and business consulting company, announces that Susan Ross has joined the firm as consulting human resources director.

Ross has more than 20 years of diverse experience partnering with CEOs and executive teams to identify strategies to meet business objectives and maximize return on human capital investment. She focuses on recruitment and retention efforts, developing and administering career development programs, designing compensation programs and reviewing and writing company policies that certify compliance with California state and federal laws.

“Susan’s extensive background further expands our human resources consulting capabilities,” said Mike Ford, president of Pro Back Office. “Our clients now have access to a leading HR professional whose expertise encompasses a full scope of services.”

Prior to joining Pro Back Office, Ross was the senior director of human resources at Vical for 14 years, where she hired over 200 scientific and technical staff from across the country including senior and C-level positions. She also implemented a company-wide career development plan and compensation program, and maintained an average 94-percent employee retention rate.

Ross is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management. She frequently attends courses and seminars on legal compliance, shifting human resources trends, benefits and compensation and human capital strategies.

Ross received her B.A. in Liberal Studies from California State University, Northridge.