Heather Russel To Join TransUnion

Heather Russell is a notable legal executive and soon he is joining TransUnion. She will be the woman holding the position of an executive vice president together with being the chief legal officer. The first day to be n the office was on Monday, June 2018.

She joined TransUnion having come from Buckley Sandler, a prominent law firm. Russel is an accomplished and a valued partner who served from October 2016 heading the organizations Financial Institution’s supervision, regulations and technology and it was referred to as FIRST. FIRST assisted the clients like banks, financial services institutions and financial technology (fintech) where it addresses the strategic challenges that are related to regulatory concerns. An example, the FIRST practice assists its clients with mergers and acquisitions, implementing the required regulatory changes and navigating the regulatory approval process.

In a Bloomberg article, it mentions that Heather Russel also brought some wealth of relevant experiences in the organization. Having held some executive-level positions in other organizations prior to Buckley Sandler like Fifth Third Banks, Bank of America and New York Mellon Bank. The Fifth Third Bank is 12th largest compared to other banks in the United States. At the bank, Russel was the chief legal officer, corporate secretary and vice president of the bank. In New York Mellon Bank, she acted as the global chief regulatory counsel, this is after she had founded its international office dealing with public policy and regulatory affairs where she was managing the organization’s relationships with 100 countries regulators worldwide. At the bank of America, she acted as the senior vice president and also associate general counsel where she was providing lead counsel services for the many divisions which included Global risk & supervisory and regulatory relations and many more.

She has value for education. She attended William and Mary’s college located in Williamsburg, VA where she was an undergraduate. After completing she was awarded Biology and English degree. At a later time, she attended American University Washington College dealing with law and located in Washington, DC. After she graduated she started serving as senior editor. She was once awarded for prestigious honor as the most outstanding graduate and even went to work as an adjunct professor. While working as a professor at University of Boston a Law school and she was teaching fintech classes and banking future.

More about Russell: https://medium.com/@heather_russell/

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