Ken Russell is an International Business Executive and has done business in over 40 countries. He was born in Doctor's Hospital and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He lives in Coconut Grove with his wife Juliana and their three children. He is part of a new generation of leadership that seeks to bring new positive solutions to City Hall. As an activist for a better quality of life, he led the cleanup efforts for Merrie Christmas Park in Coconut Grove, and founded an event that raised $125,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters. His priorities include forward-thinking transit solutions, smart development, reducing homelessness, prioritizing green space, and developing affordable housing initiatives in the City of Miami.