Heather Russell is the current serving Chief Legal Offer and Deputy President of TransUnion. The headquarters of the company are in Greater New York City Area, Chicago, Illinois. She’s been serving in the company since May 2018 till date. Previously, Heather Russell worked at Buckley Sandler LLP where she was managing the Financial Institution Regulation, Supervision & Technology, FIRST. She also worked at Fifth Third Bank from 2015 to 2016 as the Corporate Secretary, Chief Legal Officer and the Executive Vice President of the firm.
Heather Russell also secured an opportunity at BNY Mellon from 2011 to 2015. During this time, she was in charge of Public Policy and Regulation of Affairs. Most of all, she spent five years of her life working as the Associate General Counsel at Bank of America. Heather Russell has also worked at Skadden, The Honorable Claude M. Hilton, U.S District Court in Eastern District of Virginia. For her Education, Heather Russell went to the American University at Washington College of Law for her Doctor of Law. Before then, Heather Russell pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Arts English and Biology at The College of William and Mary.
Heather Russell has excellent qualifications in legal matters coupled with a wealth of experience in finance in different sectors. TransUnion is happy to have Heather Russell in their team of experts. The company will, therefore, be putting her in charge of operations such as government relations, consumer privacy functions, corporate governance and compliance in all their headquarters. Because of this, Jim Peck who is the Chairman and President of the Executive Committee at TransUnion is already seeing promising growth and innovation to meet the satisfaction of their clients.
According to Russell, her experiences in financial affairs will help in providing relevant solutions to entrepreneurs through teamwork with her colleagues. Heather Russell will carry on with the good works of her predecessor, John Blenke.