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Iowa Cancer employees cutting the ribbon in front of their new building

Ribbon Cutting: Iowa Cancer Specialists

Ribbon Cutting: Iowa Cancer Specialists Thursday, May 2nd marked the official ribbon cutting ceremony at the brand new Davenport facility for Iowa Cancer Specialists (ICS). ICS is the sole independent oncology practice in the Quad Cities, and we were so happy to partner with them on this exciting project. The new 8,800 s.f. facility houses…

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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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VDC is Growing!

VDC is Growing! Over the last few years, Russell has doubled-down on the use of Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) processes to drive additional value into our projects. By utilizing the latest VDC technology, we are compressing schedules, reducing costs and increasing quality on jobsites across the country. This technology allows us to deliver an…

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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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Employees look on as the beam is hoisted in the air

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Celebrating a favorite holiday with a big project milestone Friday was a special day for our company as we prepare to move into our new building later on this year. We watched the final beam, that 145 of our employees signed, be put in place in what will be our new employee break area. And…

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Ribbon Cutting: Moline High School’s Bartlett Performing Arts Center

Ribbon Cutting: Moline High School’s Bartlett Performing Arts Center Over 150 students, faculty and community members gathered on Thursday, March 7 to witness the ribbon cutting ceremony for Moline High School’s new Bartlett Performing Arts Center. The old auditorium was constructed in 1958 and hadn’t received any major updates since. While the technology and acoustics…

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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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Inside a room at the Element Hotel in Moline

Element Moline Wins Prestigious Design Award in NYC

Element Moline Wins Prestigious Design Award in NYC In front of a sold-out crowd at New York City’s Gotham Hall, the Element Hotel located in Moline, IL was presented with the BDNY Gold Key 2018 Award for the Best Hotel: Focused Service. The Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design is the design industry’s…

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