Russell has over 20 years experience in the design industry. Before moving up to the Coeur d’Alene/Spokane area in 2000, he cut his teeth as a freelance designer at Korobkin+Associates in Irvine, CA and then worked up to senior art director at David Riley+Associates in Newport Beach, CA. He has worked with and led projects for clients as large and diverse as Universal Studios, Walt Disney Company, Bandai Toys and AST Computers to academia, which included; BIOLA, Azusa Pacific and Vanguard Universities. In addition to highly visible Christian ministries with worldwide reach and impact such as the Billy Graham Evangelical Association, Samaritan’s Purse with Franklin Graham, Harvest Crusades with Greg Laurie, Campus Crusade for Christ and Wycliffe Bible Translators. Since moving to the Inland Northwest, he has added numerous regional clients to his roster. Among them are; Huntwood Custom Cabinets, Coeur d’Alene Cellars, Dynamic Fabricators, Valley River Inn, Wycliffe Associates, Red Lion Hotels, Kootenai Medical Center, and TMI Travel Management.