Ross Gilker

President

Ross is the owner and President of Gilker McRae Ltd. He leads the overall management and business development of the company and he provides transition and consulting services. Ross has prior experience in business ownership in the career transition and franchising industry which he readily shares with those interested in pursuing entrepreneurship. With qualifications and certifications in several psychometric assessment tools he has assisted many individuals to find their passion and to identify their ideal work. 

After a stroke in 2007, Ross has dedicated himself to raising money for various charities through his cycle club, CycleTherapy. This group has supported the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer, MS Bike Ride and more recently has sponsored their own annual 100 km ride with funds going to support KidSport and the Association for the Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured. For his commitment to community service he was honored with the Human Resources Institute of Alberta’s Community Champion Award in 2013.

Ross is a graduate of the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Education degree and holds his Certified Human Resources Professional designation with the Human Resources Institute of Alberta.

When he isn’t out cycling for charity, Ross continues to grow his business and make a difference in the lives of others.