W. Russell James


Resource Development Chair

Russell is a Risk Management Consultant and Commercial Insurance Broker for Senn Dunn Insurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency Company. He advises businesses in a variety of industries – financial services, technology, consulting, hospitality, real estate, sports entities, non-profits, manufacturing, distributing, and retail, among others. Prior to joining Senn Dunn, Russell worked as a university fundraiser for the athletic programs at the University of North Carolina, & the University of South Carolina. He attended UNC for both undergraduate and graduate school. Russell works in Raleigh, and lives in Cary with his wife Colleen and their 3 children – Max, Ryan and Emily.