J. Russell Borders

J. Russell Borders

Chief Accountant

Russ has been taking care of clients’ tax and accounting needs since graduating from SIU Carbondale in 1972. After working two years at a CPA firm, he opened James R. Borders Accounting in Louisville, Illinois, where for more than 30 years he helped clients with their individual and business needs, including tax consultation and preparation services, and business compilation. After relocating to the West County area of St. Louis, Russ joined forces with the Chamberlin team in 2005.

Russ’ wife, Shari, is a pastor at Gateway Christian Church and they have 6 children. As you can see Russ is a very family oriented guy and is always chasing after his children or grand-children. Russ says “they keep me young!”