Category: Employee News

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Group photo of Russell's 2019 Interns

Welcome: 2019 Interns!

Welcome: 2019 Interns! Russell is excited to welcome the newest group of summer Interns to our team! As a company focused on continued learning, we take the responsibility of teaching the next generation of construction professionals very seriously.  Please help us in welcoming new members to the Russell family. (Pictured from left to right)  …

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Welcome: Courtney Sleaford

Welcome: Courtney Sleaford We are excited to welcome our new Russell Facilities Management Controller, COURTNEY SLEAFORD, to the team! Courtney is joining us with over 10 years of experience as Lead Accountant for an Illinois business comprised of multiple grain and lumber companies, making her a wonderful addition to our accounting crew.  She graduated from…

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Welcome: Joel McWilliams

Welcome: Joel McWilliams Please help us give a warm welcome to JOEL MCWILLIAMS, our new Director of Preconstruction Services! In this role, Joel will provide leadership to the Preconstruction Group in addition to design management, technical knowledge and value-added services to ensure client satisfaction throughout the entire preconstruction process. A graduate of the University of…

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Welcome: Haley Posey

Welcome: Haley Posey Russell is pleased to welcome our newest Director of First Impressions and Administrative Assistant, HALEY POSEY! Haley recently relocated from the white sandy beaches of Tallahassee, FL to the cornfields of Iowa to join our Russell team. For the past fourteen years, she has worked as a Client Services Manger for a…

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Russell Supports the Nebraska Flood Victims

Russell Supports the Nebraska Flood  Validity and Integrity in all We Do. Appreciating our Employees. Lasting Community Impact. These are so much more than three of our six core values at Russell. They are something we put into practice every day! When one of our team member’s family was directly impacted by the devastating Nebraska…

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Russell Honored With A Prestigious Safety Award

Russell Honored with a PRestigious Safety Award Russell is excited to announce our very own Director of Safety, Mike Doucette, was named Master Builders of Iowa’s Safety Professional of the Year at their annual winter conference. This award is bestowed to a devoted safety leader who ensures all safety program components come together to eliminate hazards…

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United Way 2019 Recap

United Way 2019 Recap Improving the quality of our community is one of our top values at Russell. One way we demonstrate this is through our participation in the United Way. This year we once again had an incredible campaign and were able to exceed last year’s numbers.  This year, our grand total between pledging, special…

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Scott Sibley Promoted to Senior Project Manager

Scott Sibley Promoted to Senior Project Manager Russell is excited to announce the promotion of SCOTT SIBLEY to Senior Project Manager! Scott joined our team almost two years and quickly made his presence known by helping secure $30 million in projects with the Dixon Public School District, including renovations and additions to three schools within…

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Welcome: Brennan Karber

Welcome: Brennan Karber Russell is excited to welcome BRENNAN KARBER to the team as a Project Engineer! Brennan is a familiar face to Russell as he returns to us after interning with us last summer. In December Brennan graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering. Prior to interning with us,…

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Kelly Young Promoted to Senior Development Manager

Kelly Young Promoted to Senior Development Manager Russell is thrilled to announce the promotion of KELLY YOUNG to Senior Development Manager! Kelly joined our team back in March with extensive development and construction management experience. She has proven to be a strong contributor on our development team ever since as she has provided many development…

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