Russ has been a Director since 2003. As the consummate sailor, he is a two time Olympian, representing the United States in the Finn class. He raced aboard the two St. Francis Yacht Club entries for the America’s Cup in 1987 and 2000. Today his competitive sailing efforts are with people his own age. Recently he has captain of the St. Francis Yacht Club team which won the 2011 Hinman Master Team Race Regatta and placed fourth in the Laser Master World Championships. Professionally, he is the Managing Director of Skiritai Capital which manages a US Equity Long/Short Hedge Fund. Russ has served on many public company boards.

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