James Russell

James graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2012 where he majored in Industrial Engineering and was a member of the NROTC Unit. Upon graduation and commissioning, James served eight years as a Submarine Officer, during which he completed two EUCOM deployments onboard the fast attack submarine USS MISSOURI (SSN-780) and a shore tour as the International Engagements Officer for CTF-69 in Naples, Italy. James separated from active duty in August 2020, but still serves as a Navy Reservist in the Submarine Force Reserve Component.  James is currently a full time MBA student at MIT Sloan School of Management and is interested in follow-on career opportunities in the energy sector.