Donna Russell has served for 14 years in her current job capacity as manager of Member Business Services at the Ohio University Credit Union. Ms. Russell joined the Ohio University Credit Union, a local non-profit financial institution, to establish their expansion to provide business financial services. Her vast involvement with commercial lending institutions in the region has been a tremendous asset to the growth of the fund as well as assisting with deal flow and internal review processes.
Ms. Russell received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Ohio University. She is an Ambassador for the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, serves as the Vice President for the Friends of CASA Board and is Chair of Personnel on her Church Council. Additionally, she serves on the Advisory Committee for the regional Small Business Development Center which serves a large number of low to moderate income entrepreneurs in the region.