Russell was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma until moving away to college in Tennessee, where he received a B.S. in Mass Communications. Taking his education and skills, Russell began a career in management. As his career interests grew, Russell stepped into the world of Finance with one of the largest U.S. financial institutions.

Russell loves the outdoors and is an avid cyclist. He and his family enjoy hiking with their dog, camping, and traveling to many of the beautiful parks this country has to offer.

Russell’s favorite past time is music. He enjoys going to concerts, exploring new music, and playing it a little.

Russell, his wife, Lauren, their three children, Adeline, Bennett and Cohen, and their 95 lb. black lab lap dog, Vader, reside in St. Louis, Missouri.