Heather Russell was recently hired as the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of TransUnion. She started her role on June 4, 2018. TransUnion is a consumer credit reporting agency. It helps consumers manage credit, personal identity, and personal information. It also helps businesses to better manage risk. She is experienced in legal matters as well as financial technology. His expertise will come handy in supporting the operations of TransUnion. She boasts of over two decades working experience with various high profile business and legal bodies. She is, therefore, a great addition to the credit agency at a time when there is great attention to the business activities in their area of expertise.
Some of the fields she has worked in include mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, financial technology, data security and customer service. Her role at TransUnion will involve legal and financial operations of the firm in order to facilitate growth at TransUnion. She will also facilitate risk management, compliance with regulations, and improve customer service. She is experienced in licensing and chartering financial institution regulations.
Heather Russell was previously working with Buckley Sanders where she was in charge of a program known as FIRST (Financial Institutions Regulation, Supervision, and Technology). Through this program, she handled matters of financial technology and legal integration. This framework is helping various organizations realize the necessary growth.
According to globenewswire.com, She has previously worked with banking institutions such as Bank of New York Mellon, Bank of America and Fifth Third Bancorp- the 12th largest bank in the United States. She has also been to Skadden law firm. She is also a professor of financial technology at the Boston University School of Law. She has been part of various mergers and acquisitions such as Country Wide, Merrill Lynch and LaSalle Bank which were acquired by the Bank of America.