Board, Senior Staff

charvoniaRuss Charvonia



Director Russ Charvonia has been in the financial services industry since 1980. He now serves as a partner with Hewitt EnnisKnupp where he provides investment advice to institutional clients across the country. Prior to joining the firm in November 2011, Russ was a founder and managing member of The Renaissance Group, LLC, a financial planning firm in Ventura, California. He attended various colleges for undergraduate studies and graduated from the Ventura College of Law with a Juris Doctorate in 2003. Russ is a Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Consultant, Chartered Life Underwriter, and Retirement Plans Associate.


He has been very active in Freemasonry since 1992, and is currently serving as Senior Grand Warden in the Grand Lodge of California. He is a past master of Channel Islands Lodge #214 in Ventura. Russ has been active in his community having volunteering his professional services with many non-profit organizations. Russ served a two-year term as president of Temple Beth Torah in Ventura. He serves on the advisory board of the Rubicon Theatre. He also volunteers for Channel Islands Restoration where he is helping to restore Anacapa Island back to its native condition.


Russ is a native of Phoenix, Arizona, and currently resides in Ventura California with his family.