Society & Culture:Personal Journals
Colonel (retired) Russ Barnes is the CEO and Senior Business Advisor to Entrepreneurs and Executives at Systro, an organization design firm specializing in small business development. His 30+ years of experience in organization development is drawn from military service, franchise ownership, academic programs, and strategy consulting, specifically with small businesses.
After retirement from the military, Russ grew a franchise territory from zero to profitability in less than three years. His growth was based on a clear vision, building an effective network, consistently delivering a quality product and maintaining a relentless focus on customer service.
Russ is a graduate of the Referral Institute Certified Networker program where he received extensive training in referral marketing. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Manhattan College (NY), his MBA from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and his Master of Science degree in Strategic Studies from Air University. He is currently earning a PhD in Organization Development at Benedictine University.
SOCRS067- Anthony Maggert- "Cooking Up Stories with Chef Maddog"
SOCRS066- Nina Lorene Hermann "The Lost File Episode: Reflection in Baghdad"
SOCRS065- Scott Huesing- "Revisiting Ramadi: Leadership & Humanity"
SOC12 - Kris Hager "Gold Star Father" ARMY RANGER SSG Joshua Hager KIA Iraq-2007
SOCRS064- Daniel Jarvis- "22Zero.Org: Erasing Despair, Sharing Hope"
SOCRS063- Athena Ives- "Thank You For Raping Me: Resiliency Personified"
SOCRS062- U.S. Navy CDR Janette Arencibia- "Duty, Honor, Freedom, American Values"
SOCRS061- Steven Eugene Kuhn- "The H.I.T. Man-Managing Your Mindset"
SOCRS060- Mike T. Burns- "Hanoi Hilton Resident (Survivor-Hero): The Coast of California"
SOCRS059- Erik Shaw "Tactical 16: Publishing The Inspiring Veteran Stories that Matter"
SOCRS058- Eric Wahlquist- "Radical Sterilant Technologies: Healing Communities & Changing the Global Paradigm for H2O Treatment"
SOCRS057-Herb Thompson- "SF2BIZ: Transitioning Special Forces Skill Sets to The Civilian Business Sector"
SOCRS056- Robert Garcia- "The Warrior Strategist: Seriously Humble Beginnings"
SOCRS055- Scott Kinder- "The Institute of Project Management: 'Real World' Certifications"
SOCRS054- Jason Redman- "SEAL Savior"
SOCRS053- Isaac Belden: "12B Capital: The Heart & Soul of Business & Philanthropy"
SOCRS051- Ethan Samuels- "World's Finest Navy Intelligence, Transition & US VetLife"
SOCRS050- Ryan Weaver- "Love of Country, Hard Work, and A Guitar"
SOCRS049- Carl Higbie- "Crisis of Culture"
SOCRS048- Bryan Jacobs- "Vets2Success: Building Future Lives Through Food & Brew"
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