Todd Russell

Todd Russell, CFP, CLU, ChFC – Sr. Partner, Business Succession Planning Specialist

Todd Russell, CFP, CLU, ChFC – Sr. Partner and Business Succession Planning Specialist - Franklin, TN. 615-319-4803

Todd Russell is the Managing Director of Private Client Strategies, LLC, and a Sr. Partner at Providence Partners. After graduating with honors from the University of South Alabama, he began his risk management career in 2002 with First Protective Insurance Group. He built the Nashville, Tennessee office for the firm beginning in 2006. He quickly created a niche serving financial planners by helping them understand the importance of risk management planning to their clients. He specializes in joint field work and his top clients have included: First Tennessee Bank, TrustCore, the largest financial planning firm in Tennessee, Southwestern Investments, and Carey Street Partners in VA.

He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and holds the CLU and ChFC designations. He has taught continuing education courses to financial planners about Practical Risk Management Ideas and Long-Term Care Alternatives. In addition to teaching, he has served on the board of directors of the Middle Tennessee chapter of the Financial Planning Association. He is also past president of the Society of Financial Service Professionals. He co-authored the book, Appreciating Risk Management with Andy Martin. He also wrote the book, Practicing Your Buy-Sell Agreement.

In 2022, he qualified for Top of the Table, the highest sales honor in the life insurance industry. He has been married to Kari for over 20 years, and they have 3 children, Hudson, Caroline, and Eden.

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