Randy joined our Advisory Council in 2010. He was instrumental in finding and securing the building that now houses our Thrift Shop, offices, and meeting space. Our building also allows us to provide school uniforms for at-risk children in the Mecklenburg County school district. Randy has been a long time supporter of Assistance League of Charlotte and we are honored to have him on our Advisory Council. Randy is also a member of the Bridge Foundation. Both organizations share his passion of serving the children of the local community. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Uwharrie Capital Corp.
Mr. Russell is the founder and President of Sports Med Properties, a full-service commercial real estate company located in Charlotte, NC. He started his career at Colony Development Partners in 2004 as a project manager where he later became a partner in the healthcare/office division. Mr. Russell has successfully managed the development and acquisition of real estate assets totaling over three million square feet. In 2014, Mr. Russell started SMP Management, an asset and property management company serving clients nationally.
Mr. Russell married his wife Brittany in 2008. They have three wonderful children, Parker (2012), Lawson (2014), and Bella Grace (2018). The Russells are active members of Forest Hill Church in Charlotte, NC.
Mr. Russell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing and Finance from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, and a Master of Business Administration from Campbell University. He is also a licensed Real Estate Broker and Broker in Charge in North Carolina and South Carolina.