George H. Ross
George H. Ross
|Born||January 6, 1928|
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Brooklyn College (BA)|
Brooklyn Law School (JD)
|Occupation||Executive vice president, senior counsel, business and legal advisor|
George H. Ross (born January 6, 1928) is a former executive vice president and senior counsel of the Trump Organization. He is perhaps best known as one of Donald Trump's two advisors on the NBC reality television program The Apprentice, along with Carolyn Kepcher. On the program, Ross monitored the progress of the contestants and assisted Trump in determining who should be "fired."
Early life and education
Ross was born to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York and raised in the Bronx. His father died when he was 16. Ross went to Stuyvesant High School and afterward, joined the U.S. Army as a cryptanalyst for one year. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brooklyn College before earning a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School.
He was admitted to the New York State Bar Association in 1953. After he passed the bar, he worked in the litigation department for Dreyer & Traub. In 1954, he became the in-house counsel for Goldman-DiLorenzo (founded by Sol Goldman and Alex DiLorenzo). Between 2000 and 2005 Ross was in the supervisory council (Aufsichtsrat) of TD Trump Deutschland, planning to purchase or build a Trump Tower in Germany.
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