A well spoken public and motivational speaker with over 18 years of senior level leadership. as creator of Texas Black Pages, he is a 22 year retired Infantryman in the United States Army. His awards and decorations are the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal and numerous Army Commendation Medals. Ronnie Russell was nominated for the NAACP Service Award in 2010. Ronnie is the 32nd recipient of the Blacks in Government Award in 2010. With a diverse publishing background and strong marketing skill set.

He sits on the Advisory Board for Tri-County Regional Black Chamber of Commerce and is the Communications Chair and Social Media for Black Professional Alliance.