Martha Ross is a Lecturer of Accounting at the University of North Texas, teaching Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting and Audit. She was previously an Adjunct Professor of Accounting at Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business.
Martha is an accomplished executive with over 30 years of experience in the field of accounting and finance. Martha retired in 2017 from her long career in industry to begin teaching at the college level.
Martha gained her foundational public accounting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers. After leaving public accounting Martha held a variety of roles in accounting and finance in several highly regarded companies including American Airlines, Sabre Holdings, Hostess Brands, and Overhead Door Corporation. She has lead the Accounting, Internal Audit, Investor Relations, and Finance functions during her tenure including the position of international CFO in the UK with responsibility of divisions in 6 European countries.
As an advocate for the empowerment and leadership development of girls she is a board member and former Audit Committee Chairman for the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, one of the largest Girl Scout Councils in the country. She also recently joined the Board of Directors as Treasurer of the Dysautonomia Support Network, an organization working to provide support, resources, education, and advocacy for patients affected by the many forms of Dysautonomia and related conditions.
Martha obtained her MBA from the University of Texas in Arlington and her BS in Accounting from Oklahoma State University. She is also a CPA, licensed in the state of Oklahoma. She is a member of the Financial Executive Institute and the American Society of CPA’s.
Martha lives in Trophy Club, Texas – a suburb of Dallas/Ft. Worth – with her husband Kimble. They have a daughter, Jacqui, who is currently living and working in Norwalk, CT.