Russell has joined the Gardner Company and Gardner Management as its president and CEO. The Gardner Company was established in 1968 as a real estate investment and management company in Palos Verdes, CA. The company owns and manages a portfolio of investment properties in both Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.
Russell previously held the COO position at Maier Siebel Baber, and was the operations officer at Page Mill Properties. In addition, Russell once served as vice president of property management at Mid Peninsula Housing Coalition.
Russel received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and is a 1998 graduate of Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management’s Executive MBA program. He also holds a Certificate in Organizational Structure and Development from Stanford University’s Executive Education program.