Russell Postell


Russell Postell is the son of an Air Force Master Sergeant and brings a wealth of life experiences from living all over the country and the world. Russell has a unique ability to simplify matters, by bringing, reality and clarity to each situation.  He is adapted at helping others to work through challenging situations, and to implement effective and successful plans. 

Russell’s working career is highlighted by 28 years in sales & marketing for two of the nation’s leading broadcasting companies.  During his broadcast career he worked in three of the nation’s largest markets in Boston MA, Manhattan NY, and San Francisco CA.  His career encompassed continued promotions from Sales agent, to Sales manager.  In 2001, he achieved his career goal by being promoted to President and General manager of News 10, the ABC affiliate in Sacramento CA.    

In 2010, Russell pivoted from the corporate world to private business owner, in the Insurance and finance industry.  He built a successful Farmers Insurance agency in Granite Bay CA which, he sold.  Following the natural transition into investment advising, Russell brings his life skills, his passions, and his blueprint for success to Capstone Financial Group, with his one simple lifelong promise, “improve the life of one person each day.   

Russell’s life embodies service to others, through his church ministries, and his continued contribution to local charities and youth associations. Russell is a co-founder of Granite Bay Youth Lacrosse and served as an assistant coach on the Granite Bay High School lacrosse team for sixteen years.  He is currently working to build a foundation to support education, athletics, and financial empowerment in the underserved communities in the Sacramento area. 

In his free time, Russell enjoys downhill skiing, road cycling, sailing the San Francisco Bay, taking long walks with his wife, Leslie.  Russell has three children. 

Russell graduated with a Bachelor of arts degree from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva NY.      

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Fax 916-817-8863
Mobile Phone 916-751-9958