As Solutions Consultant, Russell beings unsurpassed professionalism and imagination. He was a military dependent and traveled with his family for most of his childhood around the world before settling down in his father’s hometown of Hiawassee Georgia. He attended Young Harris College before transferring to North Georgia College. He then went to ROTC Summer Camp at Ft. Knox and won a full military scholarship. Russ graduated from North Georgia College with a BS and M.ed. He has enjoyed positions as an educator and Realtor before beginning a career that has spanned 23 years as an advertising /media consultant. He has worked with The Community Yellow Pages, EXP Magazine, David Magazine, Southern Voice Newspaper, Eclipse Magazine, Genre Magazine, Buzz Magazine, Peach Atlanta, and Goliath Atlanta. Always looking to expand his understanding and outreach Russ completed an educational program as a Substance Abuse Counselor and did a one year internship at Positive Impact in the Impact Program. He has two adult children and two grandchildren and currently resides in Atlanta with his partner and pup Gracie.