Russell Brewer joined DHJJ in 2017 and is a Senior Manager in the Assurance department. With more than 13 years of experience in public accounting, he is primarily focused on clients in the manufacturing and distribution sector.

Russell offers assurance services such as audits, reviews, compilations, and business consulting to his clients. He also helps companies with over 100 employees with 401k plan audits. Russell has a consultative approach to his work and makes recommendations to company executives on how to optimize their systems and processes.

Russell earned his Bachelors of Science in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University. He is a member of the AICPA, Illinois CPA Society, and several manufacturing associations.

Russell uses his skills to help outside of the office, too. He is the Treasurer for Hearts for Home, a non-profit organization that raises money primarily for the pediatric cardiology unit of Advocate Hospital. Russell lives in Forest Park with his wife and young daughter.

Fun Facts

  • When not working, Russell can be found on the golf course, most likely not playing well.
  • In elementary school, Russell got the opportunity to attend a French elementary school and live with a host family outside of Paris. He continues to travel as much as possible with his family.
  • He is an avid Chicago Bears fan and believes they will be good again one day‚Ķ