Who is Russ Lyman?

Russ Lyman was born in California, raised in Utah, and has lived in Longmont, Colorado for the last 13 years. In the course of those 13 years he has been, and is presently, employed with Level 3 Communications, L.L.C. in Broomfield, Colorado. Level 3 Communications is one of six Tier 1 Internet Service Providers (ISP) in the world. In his current position, as a Senior Network Engineer, he creates design standards for numerous varied transport computer systems that provide the fiber-optic rails upon which the foundation of the Internet relies for communicating over short, intermediate, and long range distances that in aggregate traverse the globe.

A defining trait for Russ Lyman has been 29 years of persistent employment, when not interrupted by education or service to his fellow beings. Selling one's time, knowledge, and labor, to the highest bidder, hasn't always allowed windows of opportunity for public stewardship. Regardless, over the last eight years he has been the vice-president (3 years) and president (6 years & counting) of his Home Owners Association (HOA). He has always been interested in politics, but hasn't taken an active and public role until only recently.

Russ Lyman's worldview is Libertarian, his politics are Republican, his economics are Austrian, and his heart is all American.