Russell Tuff has been active in the communications/media business in SW Florida since 1988
He received a double Majored in Business Administration and History/Political Science and Minored in Religion from Jamestown College, Jamestown ND.
Tuff is currently the managing Partner in Social-Impact, a Public Relations/Marketing firm specializing in utilizing the Internet and the various media platforms to form the basis for all public relations and marketing efforts.
In addition, Tuff maintains a media consulting business called Tuff News.
Prior to starting his PR Firm, Tuff published newspapers in Minnesota, as well as in Florida, when he sold his publishing business in 2004. In 2005, he joined Scripps Media Group as a publisher and launched and ran several community publications. He was later promoted to Executive Editor of Community Publications and Niche Publications for the Scripps Media Group.
Tuff is actively involved in a number of local civic, charitable, government and political organizations, a 1994 Graduate of Leadership Collier, and 2001 graduate of Leadership Institute.