Martha Russel is the owner and CEO of Vanessa Jane, LLC. From very humble beginnings, Martha has become a serial entrepreneur. She started her first business in 2014, an independent Insurance Agency that now works with thousands of clients across the state.
In 2016, She founded Vanessa Jane, LLC as a small project that quickly became a booming business, which now employs 7 people and processes thousands of orders a month from a 5,000 square foot warehouse and office location.
Her passion for creating great businesses that impact other people's lives in a positive way extended to the founding of ARC Systems, Inc in 2017. ARC, a software application development company, introduced a revolutionary new management system for financial services professionals, based on Martha's experience in the industry. The company is now branching out to work with other businesses and non-profit entities to design applications that streamline small business operations.
Martha is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Business in Bloomington, Indiana. She resides in Indianapolis, with her 3 children, whose legacy is her driving force and motivation.