Russell has expansive leadership experience in corporate and nonprofit sectors.

Throughout his career Russell has trained and interacted with many business, political, community and nonprofit leaders. He is the author of Leadership The View From Here, a leadership keynote speaker, guest contributor for Houston Business Journal, American Press, International Focus Magazine, Texas Southern University. He is the Vice President of Leadership and Engagement with the Center for Houston’s Future. Russell is a native of Louisiana. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Louisiana Tech University and a Masters of Business Administration from Texas A&M University.