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Caitlin Russell Promoted to President


Russell Construction & Development is very proud to announce the promotion of CAITLIN RUSSELL to President!

Caitlin joined the Russell team in 2009 as a Project Engineer and quickly advanced to the role of Project Manager, where she excelled for many years. Over the past several years, she transitioned from her role in construction operations to a leadership role in real estate development. Under Caitlin’s direction, real estate development has become a core business component of Russell, driving significant contributions and growth to the well-established construction component. Several notable projects developed under Caitlin’s leadership include the IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union headquarters, the former Jumer’s Castle Lodge hotel land redevelopment, and the to-be-developed Russell Industrial Park.

Russell CEO and Chairman, Jim Russell, is excited to elevate Caitlin’s role.

“Caitlin is ready to take on the role of President at Russell – she has proven to be a strategic business leader and valuable team member. I look forward to watching her take the company to the next level,” Jim shared.

In her new position, Caitlin will be the second highest officer in the company and will take on overall company leadership tasks, roles and strategies. Jim Russell will continue to serve as CEO and play a central role in Russell’s focus on strategic growth, business development and culture.
Reflecting on this milestone, Caitlin said, “I have the entire Russell team to thank for helping me develop over the past 12 years and I am looking forward to taking this next step as we plan for the future.”

Caitlin graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Construction Management and earned her MBA from The University of Iowa – Tippie College of Business. She holds an Iowa Real Estate Broker license and is an accredited Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM). She proudly serves on the board of directors of United Way, Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, Quad City Bank & Trust, and the Genesis Foundation.

Please watch the message below from Jim Russell, CEO, regarding Caitlin’s promotion.
(This video can also be viewed on YouTube .