Adventures for Life – Russell Rainey

Partner Profile for

Russell Rainey

  • Executive Director

    Russell Rainey


  • Russell Rainey is a life-long entrepreneur who has founded and run numerous successful businesses around the world over the last 30 years. Russell was the founder and Executive Director of Musanze Inc, which ran the Musanze Opportunity Center in Rwanda, Africa where he lived for three years spreading the Gospel through sustainable, economic development. Russell is a former Pastor at Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is also the founder and Executive Director of Christ in the Tetons, America’s premier father and son adventure experience, based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Russell has more than 25 years of experience in high adventure leadership as an instructor for the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and as a guide for Exum Mountain Guides. His outdoor pursuits began in the Boy Scouts where he became an Eagle Scout. Russell’s other enterprises have included an outdoor-adventure retail store, a home building company, a computer programming company, a title and abstract company, and Rainey Designs Inc, inventors and manufacturers of mountaineering equipment. Russell and his wife of over 32 years, Cheryl, have a 32 year old daughter, Brittany, who is married, a Registered Nurse and a mother of two boys. Russell and Cheryl also have a 30 year old son, Joshua, who lives in the Austrian Alps with his German wife and new daughter where he runs his internet development company for customers around the globe.
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