An Otago University B.Com graduate, Ross became a Staples Rodway
Director in 1978, building the then Sparks Erskine accounting
business with Tony Sparks to about four times its original
Ross advises on a wide range of business accounting matters
providing relevant and practical advice to a wide range of business
owners and investors.
Ross enjoys the general accounting and business services part of
his working day but can add significant value through his
experience as a MindShop facilitator.
Mindshop is a business problem-solving tool used by a world-wide
network of practitioners.
Ross has a wealth of experience in business valuations and
appraisals from both a purchaser or sellers perspective.
Ross's knowledge and skill in client succession planning is
another specialist area whether a business exit is planned,
unexpected or mandatory.
Ross has enjoyed and played many sports, and now plays golf
frequently. He is married with three children.