Category: Employee News

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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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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 Russell is excited to announce the newest addition to our team, JOEL MCWILLIAMS, as our Director of Preconstruction Services! In this role, Joel will provide leadership to Russell’s Preconstruction Department in addition to design management, technical knowledge and value-added services to ensure client satisfaction throughout the entire preconstruction process. As an innovative…

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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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