David H. Russell was the Founder, CEO and President of Dalcomp, Inc. which served NYC based banks and stock brokerage firms. Dalcomp provided computer software and telecommunications services for automating syndications of new securities issued. The company was sold to Thompson Financial Service in January 1995. David is now involved with gold mining in Chile and Oregon and energy resources. He is also developing new technologies to recover gas, oil and coal within the US.
For the past 15 years David has dedicated himself to helping the lowest income people worldwide take their first steps out of poverty by providing seed capital to entrepreneurs sothat they may launch their own microenterprise. David is a member of Grameen Foundation's Social Performance Advisory Committee.
David H. Russell was educated at Emory University and New York University Business School. He has served on several corporate and non-profit boards.