Steven Russell
Portfolio Manager, Senior Research AnalystEmerald Asset Management
Steven Russell is a Co-Manager of the Emerald Banking & Finance Fund and a Senior Research Analyst for Emerald Advisers, Inc. In addition, he is a member of the Portfolio Management team at Emerald Direct Lending Advisers LLC. Prior to joining Emerald in 2005, Steven founded Greenwood Advisers, LLC, a registered investment adviser. Previously, he served in senior executive roles at iNetworks, LLC; Emerald Advisers, Inc.; and at the Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS). He was also a Principal and Founding Partner of Emerald Venture Capital. Steven serves on the Board of Arbitrators for the National Association of Securities Dealers, and has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg Television and other investment oriented programs. He has been quoted in various international media, including The Wall Street Journal and Smart Money Magazine.

Steven received both his J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Temple University and a B.A. degree in Banking and Finance from Morehouse College.