Russ Elliot, an expert on organizational culture, is the founder of the Conscious Culture Group, a consulting and executive coaching company committed to building sustainable and effective intentional cultures. Working closely with leaders, Russ partners with forward-thinking organizations to identify and eliminate gaps between the leadership’s vision of culture and the employee experience, thereby creating high engagement through conscious culture. Russ brings his 32 years of HR practitioner experience to his consulting and coaching practice.

While serving as a SVP HR Director, his organization was recognized as a Best Place to Work in Silicon Valley and one of the top 40 banks to work for in the nation.

Russ, ACC and SPHR certified, is on the faculty of UC Berkeley extension, Center for Creative Leadership, Global Institute of Leadership Development and Women in Leadership. Russ’ articles have been published in national HR magazines and he has been interviewed as an HR/culture expert for national HR articles. Russ holds a BS in Business from SUNY and an MA in HR from the University of Illinois and serves as a consultant, executive coach, educator, trainer and speaker.