She has been an inspiration for many upcoming women due to her persistence and resilient in her studies and professional pursuits. Heather Russell Koenig has served various organizations in her career life leaving outstanding marks and this could be the reason why TransUnion has decided to bring her on board as an EVP and Chief Legal Officer.
Heather Russel was serving a well-established law firm known as Buckley Sandler, LLP. She was serving in both offices in Washington and New York. She was serving as the Head of FIRST practice which was dealing with various financial institutions, Fintech, and banks in relation to the regulatory problems these institutions face. Her new organization is one of the top credit reporting firms in the US serving more than 30 countries globally.
Her rich knowledge on legal matters has made Transunion have her on board as their new Chief Legal Officer taking the place of John Blenke who is out for his retirement. Heather Russell has also gained her experience in firms like Fifth Third Bank which is one of the largest banks in the US where she served as CLO, EVP, and the Corporate Secretary. She has served as the Global Chief Regulatory Counsel and Head of Regulatory Affairs at the Bank of New York. Besides, she has served Bank of America as the Senior Vice President and as an Associate General Counsel.
In the legal field, she has served in various law firms like Arps, Meagher & Flom LLP, Skadden, and Slate. This inspiration studied at “William & Mary College” for BA in Biology and English and later joined American University for her Law studies. Due to her outstanding character and service, she was awarded the Most Outstanding Graduate honor.
According to the President of TransUnion, Heather Russell will give them the service that the outgoing John Blenke has been offering since 2003. They have confidence in her qualifications and past experience.
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