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Russ Willey

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer

As senior vice president and chief information officer, Russ Willey is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the organization’s global information technology (IT) platforms. This includes products that serve to improve the customer and employee experiences as well as operational/administrative processes.    

Willey also ensures that all current and future technical investments and solutions align with the organization’s business goals, including strategic partnerships with top tier technology vendors.    

Willey began his career with Enterprise in 1994 as a business manager for Fleet Management. The following year, he accepted a promotion as controller of the organization’s Heartland group. In 1998, Willey returned to St. Louis and joined the corporate accounting department. In 2002, he was promoted to assistant vice president of corporate accounting policies, procedures and systems. Shortly thereafter, he was named vice president of internal audit.    

In 2009, Willey joined the Centric Group where he served as vice president of finance and chief financial officer. As CFO, Willey oversaw all administrative areas of the business including accounting and finance, human resources, treasury, tax, mergers and acquisitions, administration and legal. He also served as a director for the Centric board.    

In 2016, Willey returned to Enterprise Holdings with a promotion to senior vice president of corporate accounting and shared services. He was elevated to his current position in 2019.    

Willey earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Northeast Missouri State University (now known as Truman State University). He currently serves on the Crawford Group board of directors, Boone Valley Golf Club board of directors and previously spent three years as an Enterprise Holdings Foundation board trustee.