Russell is a Tax Partner and the Atlanta Office Managing Partner at Hancock Askew. He specializes in providing accounting and tax advice to the firm’s closely held business clients and the individuals who own them. He prides himself in consulting and coaching business owners in the day to day decisions of running their businesses in order to achieve both their business and personal goals.
Russell received his B.S. in Finance from Auburn University in 1984. While employed at Bank of America (formerly Bank South), he received his B.B.A. in Accounting from Georgia State University. Shortly thereafter, Russell joined the audit staff of Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC). Russell is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Russell is an Organizer and sat on the Board of Directors for KeyWorth Bank prior to merger with Renasant Bank. He has also served in various leadership roles in the Norcross and Johns Creek Communities where he lives.