Russell Fong

Chief Administrative Officer, CA State Controller’s Office

Russ Fong has served as the Chief Administrative Officer for the California State Controller’s Office since May 2020. He began his career 33 years ago in the financial industry before entering state service in 2000. Since that time, he has worked for the Department of Technology Services, CalPERS, California High-Speed Rail Authority, and the Department of Housing and Community Development. Russ has lived his entire life in the Golden State, attending C.K. McClatchy High School and the University of California, Los Angeles. He enjoys volunteering for youth sports programs and has coached high school, club, and AAU basketball over the past three decades.