Ross Mathers is a retired businessperson, with experience in senior management roles in several private companies, including start-ups, and with two provincial governments. This experience included budgeting, accounting management, long-term business planning, and reporting to boards of directors.
Ross received Bachelors of Commerce and Education from Dalhousie University. In 1978, he earned an MBA from Dalhousie. Ross is also a Chartered Professional Accountant (retired).
During his university years, Ross was a member of the Varsity Volleyball team, and was captain in his last year. He and his wife Wendy coached volleyball at a competitive level for 16 years, leading and supporting many teams that won provincial and high school championships.
Ross has a demonstrated history of community involvement in other areas as well, having served as treasurer at his church, member of its board of trustees, chair of its personnel committee and participating in various capital campaigns.
Ross and Wendy have lived in Fredericton for 40 years, where Ross enjoys playing golf and pickleball, and getting together with their four children, four grandchildren and seven granddogs.