Adrienne Russman

Director of Strategy & Insights

Adrienne oversees Uncharted’s network, building the strategy and relationships that engage key external audiences with Uncharted's portfolio and with each other. A Jack of all trades, Adrienne has overseen Uncharted's collective impact work, helps design programs, and leads internal professional development work. Prior to Uncharted, Adrienne was a Senior Policy Advisor to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, where she worked on special initiatives, and advised on policy, legislative direction, and communication strategy.

Adrienne has also has worked on political campaigns from the local to national levels and served as a consultant to nonprofits working in the social impact space. Adrienne is a Denver native, a graduate of Wesleyan University, and a Political Partner at the Truman National Security Project. Away from the office, Adrienne is probably on her bike, in the mountains, or trying to perfect a loaf of sourdough bread.

What Inspires You?

Good people, good food, and good conversation—preferably all at the same time.


Adrienne once wrote a Hamilton-inspired rap about Colorado for the Governor, performed during a State of the State address.