Russ Charvonia, is a founding partner of Channel Islands Group. He has been in the financial services industry for more than three decades, providing investment advice to individual and institutional clients across the country. He graduated from Ventura College of Law with a Juris Doctor and was admitted to practice law in 2004, and operates an estate planning practice, Channel Islands Law Group, a P.C., in Ventura. Russ 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. He serves on the Rubicon Theatre advisory board and is a director on the board of the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation and serves as president of the National Civility Center. He is active with Temple Beth Torah in Ventura where he served as its president. He also volunteers for Channel Islands Restoration, helping to restore the Channel Island to their native condition. He served as Grand Master for the Grand Lodge of Masons in California in 2014-15.