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Marvin Russell, player for ND national championship team, to host book-signing

by Carol Elliott

March 22, 2012

 Marvin Russell, a middle linebacker with the University’s 1973 National Championship team, will be on hand to sign copies of his book, "Linebacker in the Boardroom: Lessons in Life and Leadership,” from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. on March 24 at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore.

Russell, a managing partner of consultancy firm Marv Russell & Partners, has led a successful global human resource. He also is serving as a keynote speaker during the Fifth Annual Notre Dame Diversity Conference. The theme for the event is “Capitalizing on Differences: What do You Bring to the Table?”

The conference includes executives from GE, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Coca-Cola Corp. speaking about the importance of diversity in their organizations and how it influences business decisions. Panelists from companies including the Kellogg Company, Skanska, Chase, Exelon and The Summers Group will discuss what "differences" mean in the workplace, the role of differences in organizational change, and challenges of integrating a diverse organization.

For additional information about Russell’s book-signing session or the Notre Dame Diversity Conference, visit or contact Kate Pelletier at