Robert T. (Tom) Russell
Mr. Russell is an Advisory Partner of Cotton Creek Capital and has been involved in the investment activities of the Firm since its formation. In his role, Mr. Russell has been involved in the evaluation and operational oversight with respect to many of Cotton Creek Capital’s investments. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Russell gained over thirty years of business experience in business consulting and private industry, much of it in manufacturing and construction related areas. He has worked with companies in all stages of their life cycle including restructuring and turnaround, as well as proceedings under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Mr. Russell’s private industry experience includes public and private board membership and officer positions, including serving as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Russell currently serves on the board of directors of several of the Firm’s portfolio companies, including C7 Holdings Corp., C7 Logistics, Inc., RB Acquisition Corp., Sterling BV Holdings, Inc., AirReady Holdings, Inc. and Waste Partners Environmental, Inc. and is a member of the board of managers of Y-COM Holdings, LLC. Mr. Russell previously served on the board of directors of Chain Electric Company and Graco Holdings, Inc.
Mr. Russell received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Dallas Baptist University and held a Certified Public Accountant certificate for over twenty years and a Certified Turnaround Professional certificate for five years.