Expertise: Institutional Equities and Capital Markets
Experience: 17 years
Will Russell is Managing Director of Equity & Debt Capital Markets at Roberts & Ryan Investments. Mr. Russell has 17 years of institutional equity and capital markets experience, holds the Series 24, 7, and 63 FINRA licenses, and is a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran.
Prior to joining Roberts & Ryan, Mr. Russell assisted companies in the energy, industrial, and technology sectors in the delivery of major capital projects through the reduction of cost, schedule, and risk as the Director of Global Solutions for Strategic Project Solutions (SPS).
For 14 years prior to SPS, Mr. Russell provided institutional equity sales and capital markets services as a Director of Institutional Equities at Howard Weil, a leading energy boutique investment bank in New Orleans, LA. Prior to Howard Weil, Mr. Russell began his institutional equities career at Southcoast Capital and completed the Perot Systems Information Technology Executive Development Program.
Education and Service
Will Russell graduated from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business. Upon graduation, Mr. Russell successfully completed the U.S. Marine Corps Officer Training Program in Quantico, VA and served as a Marine Corps Officer.
During his Marine Corps service, Major Russell led Marines in India 3/10, BLT 1/8, 1st ANGLICO, and 3rd Force Reconnaissance Company, serving in Operation Silver Wake and in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. His Marine Corps qualifications include Artillery Officer, Infantry Officer (Reserve), Amphibious Reconnaissance School, Navy & Marine Corps Parachutist, Marine Corps Combatant Diver, SERE, and Tactical Air Controller.
Mr. Russell was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. He currently resides in South Florida with his wife and two daughters.