Joyce Russell

Joyce Russell – President, The Adecco Group U.S. Foundation 

As President of the Adecco Group U.S. Foundation, Joyce is committed to making the future work for everyone. The Foundation launched in January of 2019 with a focus on up-/reskilling American workers and helping to ensure work equality for all. 

 In 1987, Joyce joined Adecco USA, Inc. (Adecco) as a Branch Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina. From 2004-2018, she served as the President of Adecco and led the largest business unit of Adecco Group North America with over 450 branch locations, approximately 1,600 colleagues, and a diverse portfolio of clients. 

 During her time at Adecco, Joyce has firmly established her passion for working with people and providing new opportunities for employees and companies alike. She constantly strives for growth—both personally and professionally—while remaining focused on work-related programs, partnerships, and investments that create greater economic opportunity for American workers. 

 Joyce is a board member of Celsius Holdings, Inc. and serves as Chair of the Compensation Committee. For the 2020-2021 term, she served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Staffing Association. Additionally, Joyce is a board member of Dress for Success Worldwide, a founding member of Paradigm for Parity, a member of C200, International Women’s Forum, Women Corporate Directors, and is a panelist and participant at the World Economic Forum in Davos and Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summits.  Joyce holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and communications from Baylor University.