Futurists

Russell Smith

Earnnest

Promoted in July of 2022, Russell Smith is pushing Earnnest ahead in the industry and was on track at press time to grow 2022 revenue 60% YoY from 2021 and 425% from 2020. Prior to joining Earnnest, Smith held multiple product and go-to-market roles at HouseCanary, RealScout, Trulia and National Tenant Network.

This year, Smith updated the company by launching the new ‘Earnnest Pro’, expanding their offering beyond earnest money deposits. They surpassed 175,000 transactions and $1 billion moved all-time.

“I have been tremendously fortunate to work for and with so many great mentors thus far in my career, so I seize every opportunity I get to mentor the many talented folks at Earnnest,” expressed Smith. “Not only does this move our business forward, but it’s incredibly rewarding to see their thinking and their abilities develop on a daily basis.”

Russell Smith
President and Chief Operating Officer

Earnnest
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