Russ has over 35 years of experience in Information Technology, most recently being the CIO and one of the owners of AfterMath Claim Science in Warrenville, IL. AfterMath (now Equian) was a leader in the health insurance cost containment industry where Russ built a talented team and the highly customized systems needed to support this niche industry.
Prior to AfterMath, Russ served in senior I/T management positions at Concentra Preferred Systems and American Stores. Russ led the technical teams responsible for building a startup pharmacy benefits management company as well as a mail-order pharmacy facility. Russ began his career working as a Systems Engineer for Motorola.
In addition to his development duties, Russ was responsible for developing policies, controls, and documentation in support of compliance initiatives such as SSAE 16, SAS 70, and Sarbanes Oxley. All of these initiatives resulted in successful outcomes from independent auditor reviews.
Russ has a BS in computer science from Luther College in Decorah, IA.