Mark L. Russell

Mark L. Russell is the founder of Russell Media and a frequent public speaker, who has worked as a consultant for a diverse set of organizations. He has done extensive work in areas of poverty, empowering micro-entrepreneurs through microfinance and other economic development initiatives. Mark has lived and worked in Russia, Chile, and Germany and has traveled to over 70 countries to carry out a variety of business, educational, humanitarian, and religious projects. His Ph.D. thesis was on the topic of Business as Mission and he has been published in over 70 academic and popular level publications and is the author of The Missional Entrepreneur, the coauthor of Routes and Radishes and Other Things to Talk About at the Evangelical Crossroads and editor and publisher of Our Souls at Work: How Great Leaders Live Their Faith in the Global Marketplace, a book with contributions from several Fortune 500 CEO’s as well as a variety of emerging social entrepreneurs.

Education:

  • Ph.D., Asbury Theological Seminary

  • MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

  • BS, Auburn University