In 2006 Russell partnered with Benny Boyd and was introduced to the Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo and the Lone Star Cattlemen. He now serves on the Rodeo Austin Youth Auction Committee and is a member of both boards. Russell believes these are both great organizations with tremendously talented volunteers whom he is very proud to serve with.
Russell is a native of Round Rock Texas. He has deep roots in Central Texas and his family farmed and ranched in this area as early as the late 1800’s. He enjoys watching these deep traditions handed down to kids thru 4-H and FFA.
Russell is a graduate of St. Edwards University and currently lives in Georgetown with his wife Cindy. His son Charlie is a graduate of Sam Houston State University and works at RBank in Round Rock. His daughter Tori is attending and playing soccer for Hardin-Simmons University.