Russell Schwab serves as the system administrator with the Operations group. He has been on staff at the Baptist state convention since 1995.

Russell oversees the Southern Baptist Convention Workspace, which is the data collection and reporting tool for all North Carolina Baptist churches; end user staff support on all software and hardware needs; server and network support; and the purchasing of various technology equipment.

Russell is a graduate of Wake Technical Community College, City College of Chicago and the University of Maryland. He is a member of Northwest Community in Cary.