Advisory Committee Member Profile
Matt Russell F.M.P.
Vice President of Operations
Areas of Expertise
Introduction to Customer Experience, Customer Experience Strategy for Success, Customer First Culture, Navigating Politics Of Change
Matt Russell F.M.P. is a 25 year veteran of the hospitality and entertainment industry. He has owned his own restaurant, been in multi unit, regional, and executive level positions in both public as well as private companies. Today Matt is the Vice President of Operations for CMX CineBistro. He earned an Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management degree from the University of North Texas, He also holds the F.M.P. certification from the National Restaurant Educational Foundation, as well as many other industry credentials.
Matt also Co-Founded Power of People LLC, and will be releasing the companies debut management and leadership book in early 2021 with his business partner Tess DeClue. Over his career Matt has mentored a multitude of managers, directors, business executives, and helped them achieve their professional goals. Matt's greatest source of pride comes from his two wonderful children. Ashlynn (15) and Austin (12) are the highlight of his everyday life and by far his greatest success stories. Family is always first in his life and continues to inspire him everyday to help others achieve their goals.