Chad Russell

Chad Russell

Associate Vice President, Operations

About Chad

Chad Russell oversees R Street’s administration, people operations, IT, contract processes and facilities. Chad also supports the executive director in developing and implementing organizational strategy, processes and priorities.

Prior to joining R Street, Chad was a gubernatorial speechwriter, finance and operations director for a presidential campaign, managed strategic planning and branding for nonprofits and corporations, and was a public health lobbyist.

Chad received his bachelor’s degree in economics and Spanish from the University of Iowa.

He lives in Des Moines, Iowa with his partner, Proctor.

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