Founder & CEO SwingMove®
Russell is the visionary founder and creator of SwingMove®. You are here because he is here.
While he refers to himself as a “Lifetime Student,” it is obvious that for him…class is never over. He is a world-class octogenarian at every level. His business acumen in financial markets, his wizardry ability to analyze business and stock market trends for the BBC World News Service for over a decade, still has time to be a huge patron of arts and education.
He was awarded a music scholarship at North Texas State University before electing to pursue a business education at the Wharton School in his early years. From
Today he continues to write and create, focusing on his legacy project, SwingMove®. Crediting this daily practice of movement with his ability to stay mentally alert and play tennis twice a week for more than six decades is our most powerful endorsement. Author, musician
A recognized entertainment industry executive, Jason Cleveland is an expert in acquisitions, distribution and business marketing. His early career was spent making movies. He started out as an assistant with Graymark/Ruddy-Morgan productions working on a number of films working in a variety of genres. Cleveland has collaborated on numerous film scripts and produced two motion pictures, Soul’s Midnight and Fingerprints, a movie which won “Best Feature” at the New York City Horror Film Festival. He also writes and produces special animated movies.
Currently seated on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Film Society, Cleveland has attended the prestigious Robert McKee Story
A lifelong sports enthusiast, Jason Cleveland is interested in physical education and wellness programs.
VP – Public Relations
A recognized marketing and communications executive, Virginia Stuart has more than 3 decades of experience leading, positioning and branding companies ranging from Fortune 500 companies, micro-cap firms to non-profit organizations. Known as the PR Lady, Stuart is an expert in creating strategic marketing campaigns to successfully position companies in the professional services, finance, high-tech, energy, retail, building, hospitality, healthcare
In addition to her business achievements, Stuart is interested in improving the lives of people with special needs. For a number of years, she was on the board of My Possibilities, a leader in vocational education for adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities who live in North Texas. In addition, she is also an advocate for seniors with cognitive impairment and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Her mission is to support educational programs that encourage health and wellness for people of all ages.
Branding and Wordsmith
Ian Philpot is the wordsmith that brings charm and clarity to our blog, our website and everything written. His 20 years of crafting messages and meaning for online and print media has made him an established digital marketer with expertise in web design and development, SEO, social media campaigns, email marketing, and more. Today, he devotes his time to SwingMove®, raising an amazing family and working in the marketing industry in greater Chicago. You can find him at
Matthew Pierce is the reason why you are reading and viewing and watching everything on the SwingMove® website. A
Yoga and Movement Instructor
Léa is regularly found in the classroom and boardroom teaching SwingMove® to inspired crowds of all ages. At other times, Léa is teaching yoga and meditation to
Professional Counselor & Life Coach
A Licensed Professional Counselor, Kelly Ayala has more than 10 years of experience providing counseling services to children, teens, adults
She holds a Master of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Wesleyan University, Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teen certification (MBSR-T). A native Texan, Ayala is a physical health advocate. A former collegiate athlete, she is a traveler, urban explorer, yogi, and fit chick. She is also a member of the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Crayon Club.
Dr. Oswald MD
Dr. Oswald is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist. She served as a research advisor for the creation of the SwingMove® Guidebook. In her seminars and workshops to restore function and reduce pain, she has found SwingMove® to be a very safe and easy way for her patients to learn how to
Roz is a bubbling fountain of business-to-business brilliance. Her enthusiasm for SwingMove® has cascaded down every neuron of her soul. Blend that with over 40 years of Business Development, Publishing, Marketing