Francesca Russo

Fran has had the opportunity to pursue her Olympic dreams while also starting her career in advertising. She competed in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics on the US Fencing Team. Fran began fencing at age 9 and achieved several state and NCAA championships as part of her rise to the penultimate Olympic spot. Also in 2021 she began her advertising career at CMI Media Group. She is an Associate Media Planner representing a major healthcare company. She worked with her team to be able to ensure her accounts were covered as she trained and traveled to fencing competitions, achieving an advanced level of work/life balance along the way.