Russ Yorks is responsible for managing all aspects of WOS Veterans programs. He joined the WOS team in July 2011. Prior to joining WOS, Russ worked in commercial mortgage banking, underwriting multimillion–dollar assets for a top FHA lender. Russ holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from Eastern Connecticut State University and a Master of Arts in Economics and Education from Columbia University. He is currently working towards his doctorate in education from Teachers College at Columbia University.Russ also brings a military background to WOS, currently serving as a Staff Sergeant in the Air National Guard.