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 is the Vice Chair of the Board and serves on the Audit and Compliance, Finance and Investment and Executive Committees.
Russell is an attorney at Ireland Stapleton in Denver where he has practiced law 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.
- WorldDenver, Founding Board Member and past Chairman
- Rocky Mountain Regional Board of Advisors of the Institute of International Education
- The Women’s Foundation of Colorado, PEP Club
- DU Sturm College of Law, Officer of Alumni Council
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.