Heather Russell is a very successful global business lawyer that has produced a very diversified portfolio of experiences in various areas of business law, regulatory compliance, and financial services that have led to the current opportunity to lead TransUnion as a relevant leader of their legal team and executive team. Heather Russell is a graduate of College of William and Mary where she received her Bachelor’s of Arts in English and Biology. After the successful completion of her BA, she continued her education at American University Washington College of Law where she received her Juris Degree with honors After a productive college career Heather Russell quickly expanded her public legal appointments that have developed a truly astonishing resume of continued progress and advancement in corporate and business law.
Some of the places she is held high-level legal positions include Bank of America where she was the Associate General Counsel for five years. She also worked for BNY Milton where she served as Global Chief Regulatory Counsel and Head Office of Public Policy and Regulation Affairs what she served admirably and provided excellent corporate governance for the organization. Heather also served Fifth Third Bank as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for one year out of Cincinnati Ohio where she served as a member of the Executive Team and provided great corporate governance over this organization as well.
Before accepting her current position at TransUnion she served Buckley Sandler LLP as a Partner of this legal firm and provided the firm with high-level insight into financial institutions, regulation supervisory, and technology practice and various other extremely diverse business and financial service industry matters. By stepping into the position at TransUnion to be there Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, Heather Russell is bringing a very diverse and high-level experience background with intellectual expertise that will continue to propel the company into the future with continued legal stewardship and corporate guidance for a prosperous and productive future.