Russell has over 30 years of Performance Improvement experience from the front lines to the offices of the CEO in more than 20 countries in Latin America, North America, Asia/Pacific, and Europe. His career focus has been on accelerating improvement. Retired from Eastman Chemical Company/Kodak, he has consulting experience in the chemicals, space & aviation, printing, electronics, textiles, food service, mining, sporting goods, and pulp & paper industries and in education, publishing, health care, engineering & construction, theater, government, and utilities.
Russell is co-founder of The Transformation Network and has served with the National Center for Quality, American Society for Quality, and the Institute of Industrial Engineers as a workshop leader. He is a lead instructor/consultant for Pal’s Business Excellence Institute and regularly consults with Fortune 500 Companies. Russell is a popular speaker for community and professional organizations and participates in numerous off-the-job performance improvement efforts at church, home, school, and in the community.