ABOUT RussRuss is a portfolio manager with Commerce Trust. Upon gaining a thorough understanding of a client’s needs and goals as well as assessing the client’s entire financial situation, he works with our investment research team to construct a portfolio to help clients achieve their long-term goals.
He comprehensively represents our research- and goals-based investment process, starting with the initial assessment and creation of an investment objective to ongoing evaluation and adjustments based on changing market and life circumstances. With a deep knowledge of the market and experience in investment management, he serves clients with thought leadership, insight, and consulting services.
Prior to joining Commerce Trust in 2014, Russ was a credit specialist for Commerce Bank. Russ earned his bachelor of business administration degree in real estate with a minor in accounting from Baylor University, a master of business administration degree in finance from Wichita State University, and is currently pursuing his Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.
Russ volunteers his time to the United Way and Junior Achievement. In his free time, Russ enjoys cooking, playing golf and spending as much time as possible with his wife and two sons.