Inclusion Strategies

Inclusion Strategies

Contact

Inclusion Strategies' principal, Ross Romero, is a former Utah State Legislator & current Utah Democratic National Committeeman. He has served on the Board of several National Hispanic organizations.

Prior to starting his own Government Relations and Diversity & Inclusion consulting firm, Ross Romero was a senior advisor at Michael Best Strategies. Before that he was a vice president in the Community Development Group for Zions Bank. In that role, he assisted local and state government and corporate accounts with banking and business operation needs, working with elected and appointed officials in Utah and Idaho, and advocated with Utah’s U.S. Congressional members. Previously, he was a shareholder with a full service law firm in Salt Lake City, where his legal practice focused in federal and state courts as trial counsel.

EDUCATION

University of Michigan Law School, Juris Doctor University of Utah, Bachelor of Science – Political Science and Government

HONORS

Community Engagement Award, Utah Valley University 2013 “Forty Under Forty,” Utah Business Magazine, 2007 Chambers Champion, The Salt Lake Chamber, 2011 – 2012 UCLR Cesar Chavez, Peace & Justice Award, 2008 Utah NAACP, Martin Luther King Jr Award, 2008

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Board Member, Utah Hospital Association Board Member, Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, affiliated with American Hospital Association, 2018 – present Hispanic National Bar Association, Region XV (UT & NM) President, 2018-present American Israel Public Affairs Committee, National Council, 2015 - present Diversity & Outreach Committee for Hale Theater Ski Utah’s SSKI Committee (Skiers and Snowboarders for Kindness and Inclusion) Utah Minority Bar Association, former President and current member Former & Inaugural Chair of Diversity & Inclusion Committee, University of Utah Alumni Association Former Board Member, The First Tee Utah Former Member, Utah Advisory Board, Sundance Institute, Sundance Film Festival, 2011 – 2016 Former Board Member, National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Bar Association National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Education Fund Salt Lake Regional Medical Center Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) The State Legislative Leaders Foundation University of Utah Alumni Association Utah Hospital Association White House Commission on Presidential Scholars Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) Attorney General Alliance (AGA) Supporter of BOLD PAC Former National Council Member of Latino Victory