For over 20 years Kevin Kitrell Ross has been on a mission to inspire and empower everyday people to live extraordinary dreams. Whether it’s with his work as a celebrated life coach, radio show host, leadership consultant, author, or in his role as the Senior Minister and Chief Executive Officer of Unity of Sacramento, "Rev. Kev", as he is affectionately called, believes all people deserve to live lives of purpose, passion, peace and prosperity.
Ross is equally committed to co-creating a world that works for all. His work has taken him globally as a keynote conference speaker, workshop facilitator and adviser to business and political leaders. He has shared the stage with luminaries ranging from His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, President Nelson Mandela to Ella Gandhi, US Congressman Ami Bera and Dr. Marian Wright Edelman of the Children’s Defense Fund.
He is a Senior Fellow of the Mountain-Valley Chapter of the American Leadership Forum, a member of Sacramento Area Congregations Together, and he is respected for his role as a social justice activist. Ross is a three-time delegate to the Parliament of the World’s Religions. He is also a member of the Executive Council of the Association for Global New Thought.
"Rev. Kev" has served as a guest chaplain for the California State Senate and he has been called on numerous occasions to conduct Cultural Competency Trainings for the California Department of Social Services.
He is a popular interview guest for numerous magazines, newspapers, blogs, radio and national television shows - including the Oprah Winfrey Show. He is a graduate of Morehouse College, a two-time humanitarian award recipient, an inductee into the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Clergy Hall of Honor and he travels internationally, participating in dialogues and bridge-building activities that bring leaders from diverse backgrounds across faith lines to build the Beloved Community.
Ross has been married 10 years to author, motivational speaker and creator of the Women for Equality movement, Anita Ross. Together, they have three children and reside in Sacramento, California.