Meet the Team: Rick Russell

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Meet our CEO and Founder, Rick Russell!

 

Job Title: CEO/Founder

How long have you worked at AMID? 22+ years

Where are you from? Houston, Texas

What are your hobbies?  Tennis, playing sports, drives in West Texas

Family/Pets? Wife Kathleen, 1 adult son Cory, 3 grand kids, 2 dogs, 4 cats.

What cause are you most passionate about?  Medical IDs, of course.

Favorite Holiday? Thanksgiving

Favorite Sports Team? Houston Astros

Fun Fact? I don’t know, I’m a fun guy, if you ask the right person. (Probably my grandson Cohen).

What is your favorite AMID product? Titanium Dog Tag

What is your favorite thing about working at AMID? Collaborating and working alongside people who are passionate. Trying to solve very hard problems.

Who would you like to exchange roles with at AMID? James or Max – our field reps. I like being out talking to the people who recommend and value what we sell.

What is your favorite AMID Memory? Way too many to name a single memory. (hundreds!)

If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go? Alaska

What’s the greatest bit of advice a parent or mentor has given you? My Dad said “Don’t quit your day job” which made me want to quit my day job.

If you could have a dinner with someone who is alive or dead, who would it be and why? For one, my great-grandpa (Henry Bloodworth). A real-life cowboy who could have told me lots of stories. At 10 I was just too young to know he wouldn’t be around forever.

About Shannon Thiery

As American Medical ID's Marketing Specialist, Shannon manages company social media channels and print marketing. Shannon is a Texas Native and attended the University of Texas at San Antonio where she majored in Marketing. She enjoys traveling the world, going to the lake with her family and spending time with her adorable Shih Tzu, Teddy!

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