Russ Collett ’83 Specializes in Security

Russ Collett ’83 is chief operating officer and member of the board of directors for security firm IPC International Corporation, based in Bannockburn, Illinois.

Russ Collette

Russ retired last year as the assistant special agent in charge of the United State Secret Service’s Chicago Field Office. Throughout his 25-year-career, he served on the presidential details of George W. Bush and William J. Clinton.

Russ lives in Downers Grove, Illinois, with his wife, Stacy Tannehill Collett ’86, and their 16-year-old triplet daughters, Caitlyn, Devin, and Kelsey. Stacy, a freelance writer for a series of business and high technology magazines, has also coached the local high school cheerleaders, qualifying the team for state championships the last two years.