J. Todd Ross

J. Todd Ross

Location: Fayetteville, PA


""JTodd"" Ross enjoyed a distinguished career as a United States Naval Intelligence Officer, ultimately serving as Commander of the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI). While at ONI, Captain Ross led a premier maritime intelligence and information technology enterprise that provided intelligence products and services for national defense, homeland security, and naval leadership. He also held several intelligence leadership positions afloat, making extended Carrier Strike Group deployments to the Arabian Gulf throughout his career, including Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. When not deployed, he supported the Intelligence directorates on the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. He’s a former staff instructor for the prestigious Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN), survived the terrorist attack at the Pentagon on September 11th, 2001, and honorably served as Executive Assistant to the 63rd Director of Naval Intelligence.

After transitioning from the Navy, he was an Executive Director and Strategist for both CACI and Hewlett-Packard, providing mission and information technology solutions to Defense and other Government clients. His leadership delivered on dozens of classified contracts, ensured client satisfaction & delight, and enabled sustained profitable growth. Today, he leads Belle Haven Solutions, LLC. When better is imperative, J. Todd partners with aspirational leaders and teams pursuing their highest potential. Leveraging decades of U.S. Intelligence Community, Defense Department, information technology, and human resources leadership experience, he offers innovative and differentiated leadership coaching to individuals, teams, and corporations. Focusing on the whole person and not just problems, J. Todd accelerates transformative change for all clients to fulfill their dreams and achieve extraordinary outcomes that make a profound difference and truly matter.

Niche Areas of Expertise

  • Executive Presence
  • Strategic Thinking

Industry Experience

  • Advanced Electronics
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotive & Assembly
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare Systems & Services
  • High Tech
  • Public Sector
  • Social Sector
  • Telecommunications
  • Travel, Transport & Logistics


  • English


  • University of Pittsburgh - BA, Philosophy
  • University of Pittsburgh - BS, Applied Mathematics
  • George Mason University - MBA, Information Systems Management


  • Hogan
  • 360 Interview
  • MBTI
  • AIIR Team Effectiveness Survey
  • AIIR Team Effectiveness Facilitator

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