Warren Ross, Managing Partner

Warren E. Ross, DBIA, LEED AP BD+C, CCE, MRICS, PMP, is President and CEO of the Ross Group.  As President/CEO, Mr. Ross manages the daily operations and long-term planning of The Ross Group and its affiliates, Ross Engineering, Ross Group Design-Build and Westmoreland Builders. Mr. Ross works with stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle to ensure that the customer’s goals for the project are delivered in accordance with cost; health, safety and environmental; quality and schedule requirements. With this business practice in mind, Mr. Ross has guided The Ross Group and its affiliates in developing ongoing customer relationships throughout the nation by utilizing conventional and alternative procurement methods, so that our customer’s project specific needs and long term goals are attained. During his 23 years working with The Ross Group, Mr. Ross has been involved with and directed the completion of over $1 billion in construction contracts.

 

Mr. Ross received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1995 and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Tulsa in 2002. Mr. Ross holds the license for the company in all states requiring contractor licensure and is certified as a DBIA, CCP, DBIA, LEED AP BD+C, MRICS and PMP.

 

Mr. Ross currently participates in the following civic and charitable organizations: Leadership Oklahoma (Director), Ross Charitable Foundation (Director), University of Oklahoma (Advisory Board for Construction Science) and University of Tulsa (Trustee). He previously has served as a Director for Cherokee Nation Industries and Advisory Board Member of Bishop Kelley High School.

Todd Hudgins, Managing Partner

As General Counsel, Todd helps set up the regional center’s guidelines for operation and project selection. He is responsible for developing the legal structure and documents for all EB-5 projects and helps to ensure each project is in compliance with applicable laws. He also provides immigration and non-immigration related legal services and advice to EB-5 investors.

In addition Todd is the managing member of Horizon Attorneys & Counselors at Law PLC, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Todd is also an owner of Horizon Certified Public Accountants and Consultants PLC.  He is responsible for assisting clients in understanding and solving complicated legal and tax issues relating to their businesses, helps them protect their assets from creditors, and designs and implements plans to transition their business and assets to the persons of their choosing while minimizing the tax consequences of these transfers.

Clay Slaton, Managing Partner

Clay develops and evaluates investment opportunities for the Regional Center. He also helps design the business strategy and structure for each EB-5 project and provides advice for all issues related to business, management, and operations issues through the project life cycle.

In addition, Clay is Founder & CEO of Engatech, Inc, a leading 3D printing firm in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Clay is a successful entrepreneur with verifiable year-after-year growth in revenue, profit, and business objectives within start-up, turnaround, and rapid-change environments.  Clay has significant experience in mergers, acquisitions and strategic alliances.  Clay has a track record of cultivating healthy cultures and developing successful key executives through fast growth and multiple transitions.