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  1. 1. Zachary Adams Ross 80 Academy Drive Wolfeboro Falls, NH 03894 USA + 1 – 603 – 520 – 7821 Mission StatementMy career mission is to make a difference for organizations and individuals by working hard for continualimprovement. I believe sustainable success comes from the collaboration and management of ideas thatare diverse and extensive because strategy is only as good as its alignment to the environment, which israrely constant. In return, I always value the education and experience I gain from working with others.Together, I believe I can create value for shareholders and stakeholders impacted by my decisions.Career SummaryFrom a small town in the Northeast US, I’ve strived to become globalized in the business environment. Ihave challenged myself by engaging in studies abroad, partnership programs with external companies,supporting clubs and participating in athletics while I finished my undergraduate degree. With a personalstrategy that considers opportunities out of the norm, I later worked as a Systems Administrator until Iundertook an intensive masters program in Melbourne, AU. As most focus on systems and processes, Ifound it additionally valuable to discuss cultural issues of leadership with classmates from a wide range ofbackgrounds. I also was able to continue working in academics as an instructor among primary schools inVictoria. Now having achieved my MBA, I plan to utilize my skills as a business professional withexperience in mentoring students and managing clients to support organizations who require such expertise.EducationRoyal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University March 2010 – March 2011Master of Business Administration Melbourne, VIC, AUSSusquehanna University September 2005 – May 2009Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Selinsgrove, PA, USMajor: Global Management and MarketingMinor: Information SystemsPartnership ProgramsTelstra Corporation Consulting Research November 2010 – February 2011Company Project Class Melbourne, VIC, AUSRMIT Graduate School of Business and Law • Conducted research for top Australia Securities Exchange listed Telecommunications company • Developed cost-benefit analysis of corporate social responsibility • Found leading information on necessary balance of compulsory and voluntary costs for sustainable responsible business successIntel Corporation Simulation and Analysis January 2009 – May 2009Information Technology Security Issues Class Folsom, CA, USSigmund-Weis School of Business • Selected for class taught in partnership with Intel Corporation • Participated in on-site war game simulation on information risk and security • Evaluated Telecommunication system’s information asset protection for reportInternal Institute for Leadership Education (IILE) Recommendation August 2007 – December 2007London Study Abroad Program Čejkovice, CZSigmund Weis School of Business • Completed coursework in business which interacted with companies throughout Europe • Presented marketing recommendation in attracting the London, UK tourist market
  2. 2. EmploymentAcademic Substitute and Assistant Crew Coach August 2009 – Anticipating May 2011Academic & Athletics Department, Brewster Academy Wolfeboro, NH, US • Lectured and carried out educational lesson plans for high school students • Provided athletic development for students participating in the rowing programSports Coach July 2010 – December 2010Active After School Communities, Kelly Sports Melbourne, VIC, AUS • Qualified as an Australian coach for primary schools • Instructed primary students in fitness and health activitiesSystems Administrator May 2008 – July 2008Information Technology Department, Brewster Academy Wolfeboro, NH, US • Created email and network accounts • Handled client permissions and supported alterations in the network • Supported infrastructure change with a database transfer to Mac OS Leopard serverLandscaper May 2002 – August 2007Maintenance Department, Brewster Academy Wolfeboro, NH, US • Developed leadership skills and trained four person maintenance crewTechnical Skills Proficiency Familiarity Operating System • Mac OS 7 – Snow Leopard • Unix o Mac OS X Server (Unix) • Windows 98 – Live Software • Microsoft Office Suite • Adobe Illustrator • Adobe Photoshop • Adobe After Effects • Adobe Acrobat • Adobe Dreamweaver • Apple iLife Suite • Apple iWork Suite • Bryce • Final Cut Pro Language • Hyper-text markup language • Javascript (JDBC, RMI, (HTML) Servlets, Swing) • Procedural Language (PL) / • Classic ASP Structured Query Language (SQL) • ActiveX Components • Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) • GPSS/SIMAN • C Programming Database • MySQL • Oracle Database Management SystemActivitiesRowing Manager September 2010 – October 2010RMIT University Perth, WA, AU • Coordinated events and competed in 2010 Australian University GamesMarketing Club Treasurer September 2005 – May 2009Susquehanna University Selinsgrove, PA, US • Created marketing material for United Way, Red Cross and to recruit members • Handled club account and coordinated travel arrangements/eventsStudents in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Presenter September 2008 – May 2009Susquehanna University Selinsgrove, PA, US • Worked on several individual projects that enriched the community • Received 2009 SIFE Philadelphia Regional AwardRowing Team Captain September 2001 – May 2008Susquehanna University Selinsgrove, PA, US • Received Hammer Award for fastest Varsity Men’s Heavyweight 2k Erg timeInvestment Club Member September 2005 – May 2006Susquehanna University Selinsgrove, PA, US • Invested simulated money into stocks and bonds for The Barron’s Challenge online competition