Russ Charvonia, ChFC, CLU, CFP, Esq. has been in the financial services industry for more than three decades, providing investment advice to individual and institutional clients across the country. He is a co-founder and partner in Channel Islands Group. Russ was admitted to practice law in California 2004 and currently has an estate planning practice with Channel Islands Law Group, a P.C. in Ventura.
Russ attended various colleges for undergraduate studies and graduated from the Ventura College of Law with a Juris Doctorate in 2004.
Russ was born in 1962. He is married to Linda and has a daughter, Alissa; son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Kendall; and grandsons, Tanner and Hudson. Russ volunteers his professional services to several non-profit organizations in his community, including serving on the Rubicon Theatre advisory board and the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation. He is active in Temple Beth Torah in Ventura and recently served as its president. Russ is the president of the National Civility Center, an organization striving to restore civility in society. He also volunteers for Channel Islands Restoration, helping to restore the Islands to their native condition. He served as Grand Master for the Grand Lodge of Masons in California in 2014/15.