30+ years industry experience
Russell started in the financial services industry in 1983. Learning to sell life insurance from a rate book, he built his business to a Life and Qualifying member of MDRT and was a Court of the Table producer. Looking for a new challenge, he joined Woodbury Financial Services as a Regional Vice President in 2001. He recruited high quality advisors to the broker dealer and assisted in growing their practices with life insurance solutions and advisory support. Currently, Russell is an Affiliated Advisor and Partner with The Carolinas Financial Network. He is the Sales Manager with responsibilities to recruit full-service providers with an emphasis on life insurance production.
Russell graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1983. He and his wife of 33 years, EdnaRuth, have two married children; a son, Chesson and a daughter, Carson. They have two grandchildren. He enjoys travelling, a little golf, time with his friends, family and his three dogs.