Russell is a National Business Development Officer with 1919 Investment Counsel, LLC. He seeks to align the investment challenges individuals, families, foundations, endowments and institutional clients face with the wealth and investment management services that will bring clarity to their complex financial lives. Russell has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Before joining 1919 Investment Counsel, Russ was Vice President of Business Development with Rand & Associates, an independent Registered Investment Advisory firm. Prior to joining Rand & Associates’ wealth management team, Russell spent 17 years at Fidelity Investments. His most recent role at Fidelity was serving as Vice President Senior Account Executive in the Private Client Group at the Marin Investor Center, helping more than 400 clients with $1 billion of assets implement wealth management and investment strategies. The majority of his Fidelity career was spent in two regional sales positions: Vice President Regional Insurance Consultant; Vice President Regional Planning Consultant.

Russell received his BS in Finance from the University of Tennessee.

He is an avid University of Tennessee football fan, enjoys golf, traveling and spending time with his family.