Prior to joining Jarrard Inc. as an advisor, she served as a journalist at the Jackson Hole News&Guide, a national award-winning local newspaper in Wyoming. Her coverage focused on government and public policy, as well as the complexities of balancing housing, transportation and conservation in a community home to two national parks. The Wyoming Press Association awarded her the Young Journalist of the Year for 2019.
Gross earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in both political science and Spanish from Vanderbilt University, where she was recognized as a Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholar. While at Vanderbilt, she served as editor-in-chief of the student newspaper and held internships at Nashville Public Radio and The Contributor, a local newspaper sold by vendors experiencing homelessness. She also contributed to a successful congressional campaign and spent a summer working on Capitol Hill in D.C.