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Russell Shaw Executive Profile

Executive Profile - Russell Shaw - PNC Bank

Russell Shaw
PNC Bank
Regional President, Alabama and Florida Gulf Coast


Russell Shaw Executive Profile Full Body PhotoFirst job: Kent’s Events – I started working outside setting up for events when I was 13 years old and it taught me the value of a dollar

 Previous experience: 19 years in banking covering various lines of business

 Who/what inspires you: My wife and children

 Professional accomplishments: The most rewarding was partnering with the Military Warriors Support Foundation last year to donate a mortgage-free home to John Stapleton, a wounded veteran from Mobile

What word would you use to describe yourself? Motivated 

 Secret to success: Hard work and dedication

 Favorite food/restaurant: Pizza

 Do you believe in luck or destiny? Both – ‘make your own luck’ is a favorite saying of mine

 What is one of your long-term professional goals? To inspire others

 What is one of the most useful things you own? Our outdoor grill as my family grills out several times a week

 What is your favorite season of the year and why? Summer because growing up on the Gulf Coast my family loves the beaches

 Aside from necessities, what one thing you could not go a day without? My watch

 What slang or trend makes you feel old? When I am called ‘sir’

 What is your passion? My passion really revolves around my family and spending time with them, as well as inspiring others to make a difference

 What could you talk about all day long? Baseball/sports

  Your greatest indulgence: I love to eat

 What talent would you most like to have? Photographic memory

 What quality you most like in people? Genuineness

 Who is your favorite hero of fiction?  Batman

 What is your greatest extravagance? Travel

 What is your most marked characteristic? The ability to remain calm in adverse situations

 The best thing about your job: I love what I do every day here at PNC making a difference within our community

 Brief company description:  PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit www.pnc.com.