Executive Director, People and Culture
As executive director of people and culture, Russell is responsible for designing, creating, and implementing innovative programs to develop and enhance culture, improve, and measure employee performance, and support organizational change across Crestone’s growing firm. Russell has more than 15 years of human resources leadership experience.
In this role, Russell executes Crestone’s integrated talent management strategy and delivers a best-in-class candidate and employee experience. He is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Prior to joining Crestone, Russell was a director of human resources as Omaha Community Foundation, one of the top 15 community foundations, where he was responsible for culture development, recruiting, onboarding, and total rewards.
Russell is both a certified Culture Index Facilitator and a SHRM Senior Certified Professional.
Russell is a very involved parent who helps run lines for his children’s spring musical and volunteers for food drop off for band and football practice. You may even spot him attempting “box step” and “jazz hands” for his daughter’s upcoming show choir tryouts.