John Russell
John Russell was recently recognized as a Hero of the Community by the Rotary Club of Ames. John has been deeply involved in our community for several years. He has been with Bankers Trust since September 2007 as Market President of Ames and is responsible for Bankers Trust’s expansion into the Ames Community. He has done all this and more with a giving spirit and gracious smile. 
For example, he led the annual campaign for United Way of Story County in 2009 and served on the board of directors from 2000-2003.
John has held leadership and board positions in:
  • Ames Economic Development Commission
  • Ames Chamber
  • Ames Seed Capital Fund
  • Ames Education Foundation
  • Center for Creative Justice
  • Richmond Center
  • Friendship Ark
  • YSS Foundation
  • Ames Public Library Building Campaign Committee 
  • Ames Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • ISU Alumni Association
  • City of Ames Electric Utility Advisory Board
  • MGMC Foundation
  • The Iowa Sports Foundation
John exemplifies what it means to be a Rotarian. We thank him for the incredible service he has given, and is giving, to the community.