Michael Russell has over 30 years of non-profit experience, and over 20 in human resources. He has worked primarily in higher education, including with the American University in Cairo, Mills College, and Alliant International University. Most recently, he headed the HR area at the College Preparatory School in Oakland. Dr. Russell is active in several professional associations, providing presentations and workshops on a wide range of human resources-related topics. He has expertise in employee relations, HR strategy, labor relations, benefits, and policy development.