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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Frank K. Ross

Bieschke, Paul; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Financial consultant Frank Kenneth Ross was born in 1943 on the island of St. Kitts. After his father died, he and his siblings moved to the United States to live with an uncle in Yonkers, New York. Ross commuted 2 hours a day from Yonkers to take business courses at Long Island University. Brooklyn. After graduating, Ross worked at the accounting firm of Peat Marwick Mitchell, now KPMG, in New York while continuing at Long Island University for his M.B.A. degree. In 1973, Ross started his own practice, Ross, Stewart & Benjamin, and obtained a significant client base in a short period of time. However, he was lured back to KPMG in 1976 and within a year, Ross was promoted to partner, transferring to the Washington, D.C. office in 1979. Ross served as the KPMG Managing Partner for the MidAtlantic and Office Managing Partner in the Washington, D.C. office.
Performers
Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
136 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Frank K. Ross
Frank K. Ross
Credits
Videographer, Paul Bieschke.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Washington, District of Columbia 2001 April 25.
Description
1 online resource (5 video files (2 hr., 15 min., 30 sec.)) : sound, color
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