Category: Employee News

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Welcome: Erin Marsh

Welcome: Erin Marsh Russell happily welcomes Erin Marsh to the team as a Project Manager! Originally from San Diego, she has spent the first part of her career gaining industry experience through various roles out in California. Upon moving to Iowa, Erin first worked for the University of Iowa as a Construction Manager, and she most…

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Russell’s 31st Annual Charity Golf Outing

Russell’s 31st Annual Charity golf Outing Each year, for over 30 years now, Russell has been hosting an annual charity golf outing to raise funds for a worthy organization within our community. This event has grown in size as well as donation amount since its origination. Russell’s 31st Annual Charity Golf Outing was held this year…

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Welcome: Mitchell Herron

Welcome: Mitchell Herron Russell welcomes Mitchell Herron to the team as an Assistant Field Manager and Project Engineer! Mitchell is a Winter 2018 graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Platteville with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and an emphasis in Construction Management. He has experience as a Combat Engineer with the Wisconsin Army…

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Welcome: David Ryan

Welcome: David Ryan We are excited to welcome David Ryan, our newest Project Manager! David joins Russell with over 20 years of experience in the industry, holding various Project Manager and Construction Manager roles. Most recently, David worked for a local general contractor. As a Quad City native, he is happily married and has two…

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Welcome: Erron Vandemore

Welcome: Erron Vandemore Since making our move official, Russell is excited to welcome Erron Vandemore as a Development Analyst! Erron is a 2018 graduate of the University of Dayton in Ohio, receiving a bachelor’s degree in Finance. While in Ohio, Erron worked as a Warehouse Inventory and Logistics Manager and as an Inside Sales Account…

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Welcome: Zach Ertz

Welcome: Zach Ertz Russell recently welcomed its newest team member, Zach Ertz, as a Project Engineer and Assistant Field Manager! Zach is a May 2019 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Platteville with a bachelor’s degree in Building Construction Management. Since the summer of 2013, Zach has had experience as a carpenter, laborer and cement…

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Russell’s Growth Recognized in Engineering News Record’s Top 100

Russell’s Growth Recognized in ENR’s Top 100 Russell is excited to announce we have been named a 2019 Top Midwest Contractor by Engineering News Record (ENR). As one of the highest regarded publications in the engineering, architecture and contractor industry, ENR’s recently released annual report of the top 100 Midwest contractors, named Russell number 59…

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Welcome: Sam Russell

Welcome: Sam Russell Please give a warm welcome to Sam Russell, who is joining the Russell team as a Preconstruction Manager! Growing up in the Quad Cities and with Russell, Sam is no stranger, but a familiar face to many. Most recently, Sam has been working as a Project Manager in Seattle, WA for a…

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Welcome: Whitney Misfeldt

Welcome: Whitney Misfeldt We are excited to welcome our newest Accounting team member as an Accounts Payable Clerk, Whitney Misfeldt! Whitney recently rejoined the Russell family full-time following her role as a Marketing Intern for the past two years. She graduated magna cum laude from St. Ambrose University with a triple major in Accounting, Finance…

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Welcome: Grace Gundlach, Brian Jess, and Patrick Lemkuil

Welcome: Grace Gundlach, Brian Jess, and Patrick Lemkuil Russell is excited to welcome our newest Project Engineers to the team! As a company focused on continued learning and enhancement, we welcome these recent university graduates to the Russell family. Grace Gundlach Grace is a 2019 graduate from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in…

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