Russell joined the Board of Directors at Community First Foundation in January 2016 after serving as a Community Committee Member on the Foundation’s Governance Committee. He currently chairs the Governance Committee and serves on the Development Committee and Executive Committee.
Russell is an attorney at Ireland Stapleton in Denver and has held that position since 1998. He represents clients in business deals and disputes and in estate planning and probate. Russell has a passion for creating connections and partnerships between nonprofits serving the Denver community.
Russell received his J.D. at University of Denver Sturm College of Law and his A.B. at Dartmouth College.
Russell was past Board President of Habitat for Humanity of Metropolitan Denver, past Trustee of Metro Denver YMCA, and past Chairman of Downtown Denver YMCA.