Russ is a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga with a degree in Business Marketing. His background includes ten years in the restaurant business, twelve years as a professional basketball player and ten years as a coach have ingrained a strong work ethic and the ability to successfully communicate and cooperate with others both individually and in a team setting. Russ is a real estate professional on the James Real Estate Group investment team. He has experience working with buyers, sellers and investors in all aspects of the real estate transaction, including competitive market analysis and property promotion/advertising, as well as an extensive experience in property management and the rental property market.