Stephen Ross, vice president, executive creative director, Access TCA Inc., Whitinsville, MA
As the vice president and executive creative director at Access TCA Inc., Stephen Ross not only leads the design team but also provides cutting-edge design solutions for the firm’s clients, which include brands such as Boehringer Ingelheim, Nationwide, Legend Biotech, Ono, TransMedics, and more. The firm’s work has won numerous awards, including those in EXHIBITOR Magazine’s Portable/Modular Awards and Exhibit Design Awards. A mentor to young designers, Ross encourages his team members to embrace innovation and creativity. Ross, who served as a former senior creative director at George P Johnson, also contributes to the education of the next generation of designers as a member of the FIT curriculum advisory board.