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Leadership Team

Since its founding, ProActive Partners has been highly successful in recruiting and nurturing top talent from the field. Our Executive Management team has a combined experience of over 140 years in the medical field.

We highly value our team and our focus remains on maintaining top management and leadership to guide the company.

  • Maxine Russell - President & Director of Case Management (BSN, RN, CCM)

    Maxine Russell – President & Director of Case Management (BSN, RN, CCM)

    Maxine Vigil Russell is the Founder, President and Director of Case Management for ProActive Partners. She started this business after more than 30 years in the health care field.

    From 1986 to 1998, Maxine operated the largest independently owned First Aid and Safety Company in the DFW area. Her company focused on OSHA training and occupational safety. After her business was purchased by Cintas Corporation in 1998, she continued with the company as Regional Business Director and General Manager for four years. She was instrumental in locating and evaluating other first aid businesses for Cintas to purchase.

    Maxine changed careers in 2001 becoming a Nurse Case Manager with Concentra and The Reny Company. She worked with a wide range of clients whose employers included both Nonsubscribers as well as subscribers to Worker’s Compensation. Her proactive medical management style proved valuable in helping employees successfully return to work.

    Her nursing experience includes 10 years of hospital nursing as well as schools of vocational nursing and the UT Nursing School in Houston.

    From 1975 to 1985 Maxine lived in Nigeria, Kuwait, Egypt, Libya and London.

    She possesses a BSN from the University of New Mexico, a compact Texas Registered Nurse license, and a CCM certification.

  • Mary Alda - Director of Corporate Services

    Mary Alda – Director of Corporate Services

    Mary Alda joined ProActive Partners as Director of Corporate Services in 2007.

    Mary has 15+ years of claims experience in the handling of Nonsubscriber, Workers’ Compensation, and Auto/General Liability Insurance. Prior to her association with ProActive, she established the Texas operation for Pinnacle Risk Management, a Third Party Administrator, and served as their Claims Manager for 8 years. Her earlier claims experience included adjusting positions with Acordia and Crum & Forster.

    Mary brings a vision of strong customer service to our firm, having had many years’ experience in working closely with the risk management teams for a variety of entities including a major US airline, a large interstate trucking company, a major Texas municipality, as well as numerous other employers. She supports the Client Services team and works closely with both the Director and Assistant Director of Case Management to ensure quality work product.

    Mary graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She maintains her Texas All-Lines Adjusters License.

  • Lisa Perry - HR Manager

    Lisa Perry – HR Manager

    Lisa joined ProActive Partners in January 2011.

    She brings to the team more than 16 years in customer service. Her background also includes managing contracts and licenses for Brokers in the Insurance industry, sales, marketing and account/project management.

    Lisa is an integral part of our Continuing Education division. While leading our Marketing team she also helps to create our marketing materials and manages our Monthly Tip newsletter. Lisa also ensures that all of our CCM’s remain up to date on their certifications and licenses and provides internal support to our Nurse Case Managers and our Director of Corporate Services.

    She has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from UT Arlington where she graduated Cum Laude. She also holds a Group I – General Lines License.