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Board Chairperson, Russell Snaith

Russell Snaith
Russell Snaith joined the Board of Directors in January 2015. Prior to that, Russell served as a member of the DDI Foundation Board beginning in May 2011. He has a son served by DDI and is the Board’s current Chairperson. Russell is also a member of the Board’s Audit, Corporate Compliance, Strategic Planning and Human Resources Committees. Russell has had a professional career of over 35 years within the Financial Services industry, with the majority spent at JP Morgan Chase.

He has held various management positions in Finance, Treasury, Product Management, Technology and Operations, Consumer Banking and Risk Management. He presently is a Director for MUFG Bank US. Russell has managed through several major banking mergers & acquisitions and has gained a broad, global perspective by working in multiple lines of business as well as corporate functions. He is also the Founder of the New York Alliance for Developmental Disabilities (NYADD), a parent advocacy association with more than 7,500 statewide members. Russell received his BA in Economics from Queens College and his MBA in Finance from Adelphi University.

He enjoys running and has completed eight marathons.