Dennis A. Ross was born in Lakeland, Florida where he met his wife, Cindy, in high school.
Dennis received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University and his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.
Dennis worked as an Associate for Holland & Knight before serving as in-house counsel for Walt Disney World. He then opened his own law practice.
Dennis served as a State Representative until 2008. Now, as a fourth-term U.S. Congressman, he serves as a Senior Deputy Majority Whip and on the Committees of Financial Services and Oversight and Government Reform.