Russell serves health plans, post-acute care providers, and suppliers and service providers to health systems within the Advisory Board’s Research & Insights division. He helps business leaders identify and implement initiatives to improve their financial and operational performance as organizations migrate to value-based payments.
Russell joined the Advisory Board in 2010 as a business and operational leader with the Health Care IT Advisor, where he was responsible for strategy, operations, consulting, and new product development. He worked to shape the research programs and introduce a new service designed to help providers realize their meaningful use incentives.
Russell earned an MBA from Loyola College of Maryland and holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from The Ohio State University.
Prior to joining the Advisory Board, Russell was managing director of the financial services practice at the Corporate Executive Board, a best practices research organization. He has also served organizations as a management consultant and has experience in strategic planning and M&A with an in-house corporate development team.
Russell specializes specifically in Health Plans, Health Insurance, Medtech, Suppliers and Service Providers, and Philanthropy.