Welcome to the Barton Russell Group

The Barton Russell Group is the nation’s leading small town and rural America consultancy. We have built, launched, managed and consulted on major branding and community - government relations projects and programs for Fortune 500 companies and others seeking to do good, while doing well, in this vibrant and growing demographic sector. 

Bart Russell, who has spent more than 30 years serving as the country’s most prominent small town America advocate and spokesperson, founded BRG in 1994. Since then, senior consultants with extensive experience in the business, philanthropic, local-state government and academic arenas have become members of the firm. Our team is uniquely qualified to help clients develop creative, comprehensive approaches to leveraging their presence in the small town America marketplace.

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