With more than 30 years of experience as being the legal executive, Russell has been able to accomplish a lot. Gaining the knowledge needed to be able to offer financial services like data privacy, mergers and acquisitions and the services of consumer financial services. In TransUnion, she is the one that has to deal with the legal matters, corporate governance, and relations of the government, with all the information she receives she will report to the president of TransUnion and the CEO to Jim Peck.
According to Peck, there are so many things that Heather Russell brings the company the skills that she has and expertise that will play an essential role in TransUnion. Before she joined TransUnion she worked at Buckley Sandler that’s a law firm where she offered her services as the financial institutions regulation, supervising and practices of fintech in the company. Before Heather Russell joined Buckley at the Fifth Third Bank, she was the executive vice president at the firm. In Mellon a bank in New York Heather Russell was the regulatory affair and the head of the public policy. At Skadden, she spent eight years while focusing in the financial services. In Heather Russell university years she got her JD at American University Washington college, and that did not end there because she continued at the College of William & Mary where she got her BA. When Russell joins TransUnion, she will replace John Blenke because he has already announced that he had plans of retiring.
At TransUnion, the primary goal that they have is that they will be able to look for ways that they can use so that to find information that can help the people while making the decision. In the trends and insights in the data point, they will assist in the uncovering of the unique stories by making good use of the historical information’s.
Heather’s Educational Background: https://www.bu.edu/law/profile/heather-russell/