Vann Russell

Founder & Managing Director

Vann founded Arlington Capital Advisors in 2004.  Prior to founding Arlington, Vann spent over a decade with Deloitte and was also a franchisee of several restaurant and multi-unit concepts. At Arlington, Vann has developed specific expertise in advising emerging consumer brands in the beverage and restaurant industries and is widely considered the leading dealmaker in the global beer sector. Vann graduated from The University of Alabama, Birmingham, majoring in accounting.  He has also served on the board of directors of several privately held restaurant and franchise / multi-unit companies.

  • founded arlington in 2004
  • 24 years experience
  • FINRA Series 62 and 63 licenses

What’s your favorite thing to do outside the office?

Visiting the lake and traveling with my three boys