Project Adventure, Inc. Announces New Executive Director

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Project Adventure, Inc., a nonprofit leader in experienced- based adventure programming, has announced the selection of Richard Ross as its new Executive Director.

I am dedicated to the mission of Project Adventure in providing leadership and expansion of adventure-based programming.

Richard Ross has been named the next Executive Director of the nonprofit organization Project Adventure, Inc. (PA). Richard will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Dick Prouty, who was with PA for 34 years, and will be the fourth director in Project Adventure's 43 year history (Robert Lentz and Karl Rohnke being the directors of PA prior to Dick Prouty). The selection was made after a regional search and selection process conducted by Koya Leadership Partners.

“We are very pleased to announce this appointment,” reported Christopher Weld, Project Adventure Board Chair. “Richard will bring leadership and creativity to PA’s programs as well as a deep sense of commitment to our mission statement. He has served on several nonprofit boards, and has a breadth of perspective and experience in executive and leadership levels.”

Richard’s resume includes over 30 years as an entrepreneurial-minded, senior executive with extensive experience in operations, marketing and new business development across diverse industries. Richard was most recently responsible for the development and direct execution of all operating and clinical policies to support overall company objectives for The Wellness Corporation. The Wellness Corporation provides wellness work/life programs, organizational development services, professional development training and mediation services to major institutions in the Higher Ed sector.

“I look forward to continuing to the mission set forth by Dick Prouty over his 34 year tenure,” remarked Ross. “I am dedicated to the mission of Project Adventure in providing leadership and expansion of adventure-based programming.”

About Project Adventure, Inc: Project Adventure is an international, nonprofit organization, headquartered in Massachusetts, specializing in providing individuals with the tools necessary to challenge themselves to grow by overcoming perceived limitations. Project Adventure’s programs and workshops are designed to meet the needs of a variety of age groups and organizations.

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