Russell Riggs

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Russell Riggs

Vice President of Business Transformation

Russell has been with Paradiem since 2016 and started as a Financial Planning Analyst. In 2018, Russell became the Vice President of Business Transformation. He builds out and identifies opportunities to improve business planning services with a legacy-driven focus. In addition to this integral role, Russell also develops and manages financial reporting and analysis tools for Paradiem. He serves in his current role with a passion to help business leaders identify God’s plan for their lives and business, and to help them see those plans become a reality all for the glory of God and His Kingdom.

Before working for Paradiem, Russell worked for Avis Budget Group, leading both Airport and Local Market operations across Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida to improve performance in sales, operations, and profitability.

In his down time, Russell, his wife Kellie, and two children, Elmir and Annabelle, enjoy spending time travelling, being outdoors, and being with friends and family.

Five interesting facts about Russell

Communication, Spreadsheets, Silliness

“Aslan is a lion- THE Lion, The GREAT Lion." "Ooh" said Susan. "I'd thought he was a man. Is he-quite safe? I shall feel rather nervous about meeting a lion"..."Safe?" said Mr Beaver ..."Who said anything about safe? 'Course he isn't safe. But he's good. He's the King, I tell you.”
- C.S. Lewis, The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe

“A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest of men”
– Roald Dahl, Charlie and The Glass Elevator

Mewithoutyou; Harvest Bashta, This Will Destroy You

Dry Cappuccino, Cinnamon, Sugar

Being a devoted Husband and Father