Ryan Russell joined Cumberland Trust as a Trust Officer in 2022. In this role, Ryan works with the personal trust administration team to support individuals and families, along with their financial, legal, and tax advisors. He focuses on being responsive, attentive, and understanding to build relationships with the clients and families he serves.
Prior to joining Cumberland Trust, Ryan worked for litigation firms—handling cases involving complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy, and personal injury. Previously, he worked in the music industry for eight years—specializing in song licensing and royalty administration with Capitol Christian Music Group (formerly EMI) and Music Services.
Ryan earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (B.B.A.) in Music Business from Belmont University. He received a J.D. from Belmont University College of Law. Outside of work, Ryan enjoys volunteering at the St. Philip Legal Clinic in Franklin, TN.