Heather Russell Takes Prestigious Position with TransUnion

Heather Russell has had a long and impressive career in the global financial services industry.

For over 20 years she has been providing financial services, data privacy, regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions and financial technology solutions to help consumers and business with their financial and security goals.

Just this month, Heather Russell joined TransUnion, an international consumer credit reporting agencies, which provides consumers with a vast array of financial tools like credit reports and identity-theft and fraud-prevention solutions that enable them to make informed decisions.

Russell joins TransUnion as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. She will be responsible for overseeing compliance and privacy activities for the company and its subsidiaries as the company focuses on growth and offering new solutions to help consumers and businesses globally.

Prior to joining TransUnion, Russell was a partner at Buckley Sandler, LLP, a prestigious law firm with offices in New York and Washington. She was charged with overseeing the company’s Financial Institutions Regulation, Supervision and Tech division, which helps clients with mergers and acquiring regulatory approvals. Russell also held top-level positions with Fifth Third Bank, Bank of America and others.

Russell received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and English from William and Mary College and graduated com laude with her Juris Doctor from the American University College of Law in Washington, DC, where she was the recipient of the “Most Outstanding Graduate” award. Following graduation, she worked as an adjunct professor at Boston University’s School of Law, teaching students about the future of banking and the effect financial technology will have on the industry.

Russell’s impressive background in the financial sector should be a perfect fit for TransUnion as they move forward with their growth strategies and search for innovative financial solutions.

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