Crissy Russo

Senior Vice President, Marketing

Crissy Russo is a San Francisco native who has established a successful career as a marketer throughout the Bay Area. With an over 15-year background in consumer, product and enterprise marketing, market research, project management, strategic initiatives, as well as building and contributing to winning teams, Crissy has a passion for seeing brands reach their true potential.

Crissy’s most recent experience was as Vice President, Marketing, with Nelson, one of the largest independent staffing companies in the United States. During her tenure with Nelson, she was cited multiple times as a 40-under-40 recipient and has been recognized as an innovative leader in building successful brands and go-to-market strategies.

Prior to Nelson, Crissy was one of the first marketing hires for a disruptive outplacement solutions provider that was acquired by one of the largest staffing companies in the world. In this role she focused on B2E marketing and was responsible for educating both enterprises and displaced employees about the importance of a quality outplacement solution for talent acquisition and job search effectiveness. Crissy’s expertise includes building brand awareness, developing strategic alliances, and leading successful teams with a focus on demand generation, digital marketing, and sales enablement through content and interactive marketing strategies.

Crissy has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing from San Jose State University, where she was a member of the women’s basketball team. She has a passion for fitness and youth sports. When she’s not in the office, you can be sure to find her on a field or in a gym cheering on the team with her husband Matt and her children, Emma, Bella, Layla and Leo.

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