Mr. Russo, a partner at Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC (“Shamrock”) and the lead partner for the Content Fund strategies, has extensive media, entertainment, and communications experience with specific expertise in entertainment content. He previously served as a director of Consilio, a prior portfolio company of a Shamrock Growth Fund. Before joining Shamrock in 2014, Mr. Russo was a Senior Managing Director with FTI Consulting where he co-managed the firm’s Valuation and Financial Advisory Services Group. He was also a co-founder of The Salter Group (acquired by FTI in 2012), a leading global independent financial and strategic advisory firm that specialized in the entertainment and media industry. Mr. Russo is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Happy Hippie Foundation.
Mr. Russo graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University and earned his MBA from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business.