Christian Russell is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Butterfly and is responsible for financial operations, accounting, financial reporting, compliance and oversight of taxes and information technology. Mr. Russell is also directly involved with due diligence, transaction execution and portfolio management.
Prior to joining Butterfly, Mr. Russell was a member of Deloitte’s Special Acquisition Services Group, where he provided M&A services focused on accounting and financial due diligence primarily to KKR. During this time, Mr. Russell worked on a variety of transactions including KKR’s acquisitions of Cardenas Markets, Mi Pueblo Food Center, Optiv Security and C.H.I. Overhead Doors, among others. Prior to this role, Mr. Russell also worked in Deloitte’s national office accounting consultations group from 2012 – 2014 and Deloitte’s M&A transaction services group from 2010 – 2012, as well as Deloitte’s audit practice from 2005 – 2010. Mr. Russell is a licensed CPA in the state of California and is a member of the AICPA. Mr. Russell graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Accountancy.