Based in the Los Angeles office, Russell’s responsibilities include sourcing, evaluating, and executing growth stage investment opportunities and supporting existing portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Greycroft, Russell was a financial analyst at Fastly, a content delivery network startup, where he assisted the company with its financial planning and venture fundraising efforts. Russell also previously worked for PwC’s Transaction Service group, focusing on financial reporting for initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and divestitures. Outside of the United States, Russell has experience working in London and Hong Kong.
Russell graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Business Administration (Finance) from the Marshall School of Business. At USC, he was a teaching assistant for three years, teaching undergraduate and graduate students in various finance and accounting courses. Russell remains active in the USC community as a alumni mentor to students.