Russell Polin is a highly accomplished and versatile Finance Leader with a demonstrable track record spearheading finance, accounting and operational functions in high growth international enterprises.
As Chief Financial Officer of J.S. Held LLC, Russell has primary responsibility for all financial activities, including external reporting, economic strategy and forecasting, and capital deployment.
Prior to joining J.S. Held, Russell was the Chief Financial Officer for Prosek Partners, an international public relations firm, with responsibility for finance, accounting, information technology and operations, where he led the transformation of the company’s infrastructure during extended periods of double digit growth.
He earned his M.S. in Accounting from Pace University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and New York State Society of CPA’s. He began his career over 20 years ago with Coopers & Lybrand in New York City, specializing in the mid-market division.