Russ joined the company in 2009 with 38 years of prior real estate development experience. His responsibilities include oversight of all new construction and remodel of existing buildings as well as new project development activities. Russ is also the founder, principal owner and President of Watts Enterprises, Inc. In his responsibilities with Watts Enterprises, he has developed and built many residential communities and commercial projects in the Salt Lake areas and western United States. Russ is a licensed General Contractor in the states of Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Idaho, California, Arizona, Wisconsin, Illinois, Texas and Washington. He is an active member of the Home Builders Association of Greater Salt Lake and is a graduate of the University of Utah with a degree in Finance.