Adair Russell


Hometown: Bronx, NYA bona fide "assistant to the stars," Adair has rightfully earned his current role as Vice President, Communications for Russell Simmons's RUSH Communications. Naomi Campbell and P. Diddy are just two of the entertainment A-listers who have trusted Adair to manage the affairs of their whirlwind lives. Since 2005, Adair has been using his communications and marketing expertise to develop and oversee public relations strategies for Russell Simmons and all RUSH- related brands. Prior to joining the firm, Adair served as Brand Manager at Def Jam Enterprises, Marketing Assistant at MTV Networks' Country Music Television (CMT), and Publisher's Aide at Vanguarde Media. He has also lent his marketing and communications savvy to projects like the annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Awards and the Def Jam: Icon video game.Taking a page from his boss's book, Adair always makes time to give back to his community: he currently sits on the Board of Directors for The Brotherhood/SisterSol, a Harlem-based non-profit organization dedicated to the empowerment of young Black and Latino men and women.

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