Russell Kellner recently joined the BCG Boston office as a partner from Alvarez & Marsal where he was a managing director and led their commercial due diligence practice. Prior to A&M, Kellner spent 8 years at Bain & Company, most recently as a principal and member of their private equity and financial services practices.
Russell Kellner recently joined the BCG Boston office as a Partner from Alvarez & Marsal where he was a Managing Director and led their commercial due diligence practice. Prior to A&M, Russ spent 8 years at Bain & Company, most recently as a Principal and key member of their Private Equity and Financial Services practices. In his 15+ years in consulting, Russ has working on more than 150 commercial due diligence projects on prospective investments and multiple strategy engagements from companies ranging from financial services technology providers to grocery chains to salt mines to South African retailers. He served as relationship lead to a number of key private equity clients including Advent International, Bain Capital, Berkshire Partners, and Warburg Pincus.
Russell previously worked at First Manhattan Consulting Group (FMCG), a mid-size strategy consulting firm specializing in financial services in New York. In 1999, he was a co-founder of Novantas, a boutique consultancy focusing on providing customer-centric business strategies to financial services companies. He also worked as an investment banker in Goldman Sachs’ Financial Institutions Group. Russ holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University.