Michael Russell

Office Location

4350 Congress Street, Suite 300 Charlotte, NC 28209

Michael was born and raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he attended Chapel Hill High School. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Michael joined The College Funding Coach® team in 2017. His focus is on helping parents find ways to finance a college education without hindering their own retirement savings. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, basketball, and cheering on his UNC Tar Heels and Carolina Panthers. Michael currently resides with his wife, Lauren, their son, Joey, and their dog, Peaches, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Michael is the Regional Director of North & South Carolina and is located in our Charlotte, North Carolina office. He can be reached by phone at (704) 557-9681 or via e-mail at

Other Location:

Charlotte, NC:

4350 Congress St.
Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28210

Greensboro, NC:

300 N. Greene St.
Suite 1650
Greensboro, NC 27401

Wilmington, NC:

1015 Ashes Dr.
Suite 200
Wilmington, NC 28405

Asheville, NC:

1000 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806

3/17/23 Rob Interviews: College Funding Coach Mike Russell

WPTF Morning Show by WPTF
Rob Connett spoke with Mike Russell, a College Funding Coach based in Charlotte, who travels all across North Carolina to help high schoolers be prepared. He has some tips and advice on how to help yourself financially if you and your college-bound child are preparing for the next step.

Mar 17 2023

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