Jackson Chamber announces promotion of Russell Cook to CFO
Russell Cook has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Jackson Chamber. Cook recently served as manager of accounting for the chamber. As CFO, Cook will continue to oversee all financial planning, record keeping, and reporting for the chamber. He will additionally assume responsibilities to include executive committee and board meeting functions, as well as past chairman meetings.
“Russell has been a key member of our team for five years,” says Jackson Chamber President and CEO Kyle Spurgeon. “During that time all financial reporting, as well as yearly budget results, continues to beat initial estimates. Russell is the centerpiece of the chamber’s conservative and well managed financial operations.”
Cook joined the chamber staff in March of 2013 as manager of accounting, obtaining his CPA the same year. Prior to the chamber, he was the senior accountant at Alexander Thompson Arnold, PLLC. He graduated from Mississippi State University with an undergraduate and masters degree in business.
Cook is a member of the Jackson Kiwanis Club, where he serves on the board. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Jackson where he is treasurer, serves as a board member of Jackson Downtown Development Corporation, volunteers weekly with Jackson’s Arise2Read program and is a 2017 graduate of Leadership Jackson.
Russell lives in Jackson with his wife, Rachael and son, Henry.
Connect by emailing Russell Cook or calling 731-423-2200.