Daniel A. Russell
President and CEO
Daniel Russell was appointed President and CEO of the USRBC in July 2013. Previously, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State responsible for relations with Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, and Belarus and for international security and arms control issues in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Randi Levinas is Executive Vice President at the USRBC. In this role, in cooperation with the Council’s President, she oversees the day-to-day management of USRBC and provides strategic advice to USRBC members to assist them in achieving their commercial objectives in Russia and the United States.
Senior Director of Policy and Programs
Jeff Barnett oversees the Council’s research and policy products, working directly with the President and Executive Vice President to develop the Council’s policy strategy and direct its implementation. He develops content for USRBC media and coordinates the Council’s conferences, seminars and briefings.
Director for IT and Digital Communications
Anatoly Chaliy directs the Council's digital communications, both in terms of operation and content. He is responsible for the modernization and maintenance of the USRBC's IT platform, including its website. He also provides research and analytical support for the Council's business advisory services.
Assistant to Head of RF Representation, Moscow Office
Ilya Komarov serves as Assistant to Head of USRBC's Representation in the RF with responsibilities including administrative support and assistance with Russia-based membership services. Mr. Komarov also administrates USRBC's Expedited U.S. Visa Program.
Director of Membership Affairs
Amanda Lahan is responsible for member outreach and development. She oversees communications with members, including addressing their concerns and interests and identifying issues that may impact their business. She is also responsible for creating strategies for member interaction and outreach to potential member companies.
Director of Communications and External Affairs
Svetlana Minjack directs the Council's communications and external affairs agenda, including media relations and outreach to the Russian government and Russian private sector.