Mark Russell is the cofounder of Elevate Publishing (formerly Russell Media), a media company that develops and publishes products at the intersection of faith and culture and provides strategic communications and publication services to the non-profit sector. An advisor and collaborator to the leaders of some of the greatest companies on earth, Mark is a student of great leadership and success. He has a Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from Asbury Theological Seminary, a Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and a Bachelor of Science in International Business from Auburn University.
Mark is a frequent public speaker and has spoken at numerous conferences such as InterVarsity's Following Christ, Urbana Missions Conference, the Origins Project, the Jubilee Conference as well as for a variety of other conferences and organizations. Mark has taught at eight universities in five countries, including Asbury Theological Seminary, George Fox University and Bakke Graduate University. Mark lives in Boise, Idaho with his wife and Elevate co-founder, Laurie, and their two children.