// Biography

Meet Russ

Russell Marrone has been a teacher, children's author, illustrator, actor, song writer and mentor to many. A graduate of Wayne State University, he edited and produced a Columbia University gold medal-winning magazine for a local school district. Currently the CEO of MERC Services and the Director of Agent Development for ADLRE and KW Central. Retired from teaching, he is also the author of The Wizard's Quest and illustrator of a number of other books.