Doug Ross


At work

Founder and President, Doug Ross guides the overall strategy and operations of Synergis. Leveraging a 30+ year staffing industry career, he has led the company’s expansion since 1997 by way of new markets—Silicon Valley and Los Angeles—and introduced new and innovative services to meet the demand for Information Technology, Creative/Marketing and Instructional Design talent. He also developed a Managed Services model for Enterprise clients.

Under Doug’s leadership, Synergis has received several recognition and awards including:

  • Best Place to Work by the Atlanta Business Chronicle
  • Best Place to Work by Staffing Industry Analysts
  • One of the Fastest Growing Staffing firms in America by Staffing Industry Analysts
  • Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award by the American Psychological Association

In addition, the company contributes a significant portion of its earnings each year to charitable, social and faith-based organizations.

Doug is active in the industry through his affiliations with the American Staffing Association and Technology Association of Georgia.

At play

Doug lives in Johns Creek, Georgia  where he actively and enthusiastically supports numerous worthy organizations including the March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity, the American Heart Association, the Atlanta Food Bank, the Atlanta Mission and his church. Doug has two grown sons.

Favorite sports team: “Go Dawgs!”

Favorite thing about working at Synergis: “The people. It’s been especially gratifying to see our colleagues and clients grow and achieve their personal and professional goals through their work with the company.”

If you could have a super power what would it be? “I wouldn’t change a thing…I’m so fortunate.”