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VERO BEACH -- The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County announced that Russ Isaac has been selected as the new Director of Development and Marketing.
The Connecticut native comes to The Humane Society with an extensive marketing and communications background. Mr. Isaac's experience includes consulting for major corporations and nonprofits including Coca Cola, Goldman Sachs, Campbell's Soup, Commonfund and Roses for Autism.
"I'm very excited to be joining the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County team and look forward to contributing to the continued growth of this dynamic and extremely worthwhile organization," he said.
The Amherst graduate is also an accomplished athlete who has played for both the U.S. Eagles National Rugby team and the NY Jets. Expressing a continued passion for sports, Isaac is looking forward to boating and waterskiing on the Indian River Lagoon with wife Lori and triplets Jenni, Justin and Lindsay.
As Mr. Isaac steps into his new role at The Humane Society, former Director of Development, Harlan "Tim" Swift will become the shelter's Director of Foundation Campaigns and Connie Cotherman will now serve as The Humane Society's Assistant Director of Development and Special Events Coordinator.