Russell served in the US Army Reserves for 6 years while attending the University of North Texas in pursuit of an accounting degree. He began his accounting career at Montgomery, Coscia, and Greilich LLP, the largest non-public accounting firm in the State of Texas. While there over 5 years, he specialized in tax, accounting, consulting, and M&A (Mergers & Acquisition).
This would later serve him well as he ventured into the dental industry. He has helped to build a healthcare focused accounting & consulting firm and has also built a small, startup DSO with the help of other partners. Russell also been heavily involved in several M&A projects in the healthcare space that yielded large increases in EBITDA and thus, overall valuation thanks to Russell’s effort.
His role at Altius is to oversee the financial performance of the company and ensure profitability, accountability, and revenue cycle management. Russell is married with 2 children. They have also recently adopted two other children. He also routinely travels abroad to perform mission trips in Africa.