Russell Looper is the co-founder of Manufacturing Repair & Overstock, Inc. Russell was a Managing Partner in a consulting firm focusing on start-up and mid-size business planning and finance. Russell has helped turnaround several businesses including Smith & Wesson. Mr. Looper also assisted in the launch of numerous successful startups including the technology company that became GM’s On-Star. He has served in advisory and executive roles for companies in various industries. Mr. Looper majored in Business Administration at Piedmont College and is married to his wife Christy with whom he has two children, Addie and Ava.