Carol is a professional volunteer and former cancer study manager. She is highly
involved in the community, working with the Nebraska Community Foundation,
Prevent Blindness Nebraska, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Assistance League, Uta Hallee, Community Alliance, and Goodwill Industries among others.
Carol earned a bachelor’s degree in Zoology and Chemistry from the University of
Nebraska–Lincoln and a master’s degree in Pathology at the University of Nebraska
Medical Center. She is married to Rick Russell, President of Millard Lumber.
A resident of Omaha, Carol has served on the Foundation board since 2002.