Russ Barnes, USAF Colonel (Retired), MBA, MS
Colonel Russ Barnes is Senior Business Advisor for Systro Consulting, an organization design firm specializing in small businesses. He has more than 30 years’ experience drawn from military service, franchise ownership and consulting.
During his military service, Russ flew combat missions and held senior leadership positions at Air Combat Command Headquarters, The Pentagon, US Strategic Command, US European Command, and US Central Command…to name a few. He has been awarded the Legion of Merit, Air Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal and more than 20 other decorations.