At Strategic Financial Partners Russ leads a team of advisors across the southeast to deliver holistic financial solutions. With offices in Tennessee, Arkansas and Alabama, the firm’s mission is to provide expertise and professional services to individuals, families and small businesses. Russ entered the financial services industry as a New England Financial advisor in 1989. Through hard work and perseverance, he was promoted to Sales Manager where he earned numerous accolades including Agency Builder Award, MDRT and Hall of Fame. He was recognized as a Life Member of Leaders, NQA and NSAA. Russ’ drive and talent were rewarded with a promotion to Managing Partner of the Memphis firm in 1997. Under his leadership the firm has been recognized with the Summit Award, Ship’s Bell Award, Heritage Award, President’s Trophy and has achieved Chairman’s Council three times. Russ was also recognized as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” by the Memphis Business Journal.
Russ is proud of his leadership team, which plays an integral role in ensuring the firm’s advisors have the support, product mix, training and operational structure to reach their full potential. Ethics and professionalism are ingrained in the culture of Strategic Financial Partners. The firm’s leadership and advisors believe that culture has a direct correlation to their ability to achieve their full potential. Strategic Financial Partners leadership team enjoys great satisfaction knowing they’ve created an environment for advisors to build healthy practices.
Area(s) of Focus
- Insurance Strategies
- Investment Strategies