Founded in 1989, Cook Ross Inc. is a certified woman-owned consulting firm whose mission is to provide systems-level interventions to all industries of businesses and organizations around the world. With a deep understanding of the added wealth that results from diverse talent in the workplace, we stand in integrity with our values to build strong partnerships that drive inclusive leadership, culture and maximized organizational performance.
Our nationally-recognized team of 40 full-time employees is based in the Washington DC area, with a network of staff in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. We have an additional extended body of associate consultants who live in various locations around the United States, Europe and Asia. As a company, Cook Ross consultants have worked on client projects in 47 of the 50 United States and in dozens of other countries around the world.
Rooted in the areas of diversity, inclusion, cultural competency, leadership development, and organizational change management, we are committed to creating organizations in which all people communicate effectively, recognize their value, develop themselves as leaders, and contribute powerfully to their organizations.
As such, the core of our work is based on a deep evidence-based understanding of human consciousness at the individual, group, and organizational level. By basing our work in scientific research, we find Cook Ross promotes a grounded approach that speaks to the fundamental needs of businesses while still addressing the attitudinal changes needed to create sustainable shifts in organizational systems and individual behaviors. Strengthened by our commitment to an experiential learning model based on personal and professional development, Cook Ross Inc. has the capacity to tailor our work to the culture of the people and client organizations with whom we partner with everyday.
Gaining international recognition for our breakthrough work in Unconscious Bias, Cook Ross is a full service organizational development firm offering end-to-end solutions to our clients.
Cook Ross has six core values we are committed to:
Authenticity – Being true to one’s own personality, spirit, values and/or character.
Generosity – We give more of ourselves than is expected; with each other, our clients and our community
Inclusion & Diversity – We value, include and respect all people
Inner Work – We engage in critical self-reflection for personal growth and to drive authentic interaction
Integrity – Our word is the foundation upon which we honor our commitments.
Passion – We care deeply about the work we do and our shared commitment to our purpose allows us to pursue transformation for our clients and ourselves.