Academic Affairs

    More than 130 faculty members teach at Ringling College of Art and Design, and all are practicing artists, designers, and scholars.

    Faculty Bios

    Ross Cometti, B.F.A.

    Ringling College of Art and Design (Graphic and Interactive Communication). Ross worked inside boutique design firms, publications, and corporate marketing teams in New York. He opened his own design and interactive agency, Commit Marketing, where his team continues to grow a nationwide clientele with clients such as Six Flags and Champs Sports. 

    As a dedicated creative, with a focus on graphic design and communications, Ross has impacted the efforts of design studios, interactive agencies, corporate marketing teams, private companies and start-ups in an array of industries. Notably, he has created successful print and interactive solutions for clients such as Susan G. Komen, Siemens, NFL Players Association, and the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation to name a few.

    Lisa Moody, B.A.

    Michigan State University.  Ms. Moody is the President of TinWoman, Inc., where she serves as producer and writer of multi- and new-media. Her client base includes ad agencies, non-profit, network and cable broadcast, government and healthcare industries. She is also the President/Co-Founder of Dyne TV, where she is both Producer and Director of a live interactive webcast series, and President/CEO of The Paper Airplanes Project, a non-profit corporation she founded to develop innovative tools and products to assist families of children with cancer in addressing the emotional aspects of their illness.  She is the recipient of numerous awards, including Telly and ADDY® Awards, as well as an EMMY® Award and three EMMY® nominations.