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Kirsten Russell

Vice President, Community Impact

Leads the team responsible for Community Impact strategy, including grants, scholarships and nonprofit services.

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Kirsten Russell

Kirsten Russell is Vice President of Community Impact at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

Kirsten holds a BA in English from Drew University and an MBA in Finance from The George Washington University. Prior to joining the Community Foundation, Kirsten worked as Vice President of Client Development at Marsh & McLennan, Group Publisher for The Magazine Group, and Publisher and Director of Sales and Marketing for Business Forward magazine.

Outside of work, Kirsten enjoys raising monarch butterflies and is a fitness fanatic, participating in several Tough Mudder and Savage Races. Kirsten also enjoys spending quality time with her husband, daughter, and two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.