Steve Ross is serving the people of Alamance County in his fourth term at the North Carolina General Assembly. A Burlington native and graduate of Walter M. Williams High School, he also graduated from Elon University and attended graduate school at North Carolina State University. He previously served on the Elon Board of Visitors. Steve is a proud Eagle Scout and a former member of the Old North State Council‘s Executive Committee.
Serving twice on the Burlington City Council, including a stint as the Mayor, Steve enjoys serving others and fixing problems. He’s received recognition as one of the Triad’s Most Influential People by the Triangle Business Journal, and he received an appointment to serve on the North Carolina League of Municipalities‘ Tax and Finance Committee, a nonpartisan association of over 500 towns, cities, and villages in North Carolina. Steve served as Chairman of the Piedmont Triad Regional Council of governments and was a member of the Alamance County Mayors’ Committee for Persons with Disabilities.
Equally notable is his volunteer service as President of the Alamance Division of the American Heart Association, the National League of Cities Public Safety & Crime Prevention Committee, the Piedmont Triad Regional Transportation Board, the Piedmont Triad Economic Development Partnership, and the Economic Development Board of Alamance County Chamber of Commerce.
In addition to his government and community service, Steve also has an extensive background in the private sector as a Financial Advisor.
Steve Ross currently serves as Senior Chairman of the House Commerce and Job Development Committee, Chairman of the House Finance Committee, and as a member of the Ethics, Insurance, Select Committee on School Safety, State and Local Government, and Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House Committees.
He and his wife have four daughters and are active members of St. Mark’s Reformed Church. They enjoy many outdoor activities including camping, hiking, and scuba.