Russell Benaroya is an entrepreneur with a background
in corporate finance and private equity.  Today, Russell is a Partner at Stride, a fully managed outsourced bookkeeping/accounting and HR services firm.   In 2017, Russell sold his company, EveryMove (founded in Techstars), to higi, where he was Senior Vice
President of Corporate Development.  higi is a population health enablement
company that owns the largest national network of health screening
stations.  Prior to EveryMove, Russell
was the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Office of REM Medical a multi-state
sleep disorders healthcare business that was acquired in September 2009.  Prior to REM Medical Russell was an
investment professional for the private equity firms Kline Hawkes and Blue
Point Capital where he invested in healthcare, technology, and industrial based
enterprises.  Russell was also an early
employee at Overture Services (acquired by Yahoo in 2003), a pioneer in
web-based search engine marketing.  Russell
started his career in New York at Salomon Smith Barney as a Corporate Finance
Analyst.  Russell received his MBA with
highest honors from the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Business.  He was awarded the Puget Sound Business
Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award in 2009. 
Russell is on the boards of the Seattle Jewish Community Center and an
active investor in technology start-ups. 
He is also an instructor in Healthcare Innovation at the University of
Washington and a mentor for Techstars. 
When not helping other entrepreneurs succeed, he is contemplating life
on 24 hour+ ultra trail runs.