Russell is a retired law enforcement with the Houston Police Department, Houston, Texas for almost three decades. Subsequent to his retirement, Russell became an entrepreneur operating a medical supply business. Russ initially got into the medical business because of his family long history of medical professionals working in the industry.
In addition to his medical supply company, Russ is also a professional musician, a love that he had never given up even though he had a long and tough career. He studied music when he was an undergraduate student in Texas. After a long career, Russ returned to music and has been traveling extensively to coordinate musical concerts all over the world. Additionally, he and his wife, a professor of English, established Dunlap & Dunlap Publishing Company, a publishing company that published children’s books.