Ross Agre became Mercury’s General Counsel in April of 2012. He has more than 17 years of law firm and in-house counsel experience leading large deal teams in complex international and domestic transactions. His specialties include finance, capital markets, M&A, commercial transactions and intellectual property. Ross began his legal career as an associate with Millbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP, an international law firm, in the firm’s offices in New York, London and Washington. He then moved on to in-house legal roles, as General Counsel for Booth Creek Ski Holdings, Inc., the fourth largest owner/operator of ski resorts in North America, and Remonov Capital, Inc., a private investment and real estate firm. Most recently, Ross was Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for West Corporation in Omaha, NE, where he oversaw legal work for public safety, interactive and agent based businesses. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Dartmouth College, and received his Juris Doctor from Columbia University School of Law. For more than seven years, Ross served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of SOS Outreach, a Vail Valley based nonprofit, serving at risk youth through physical and character development.