The name Helane Morrison is an authority in the corridors of the corporate world in the United States. Helane’s track record precedes her and defines her as an advocate for justice in the financial world. She is the General Manager, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel of the most renowned and reputable investment companies; Hall Capital Partners, San Francisco. Hall Capital is an investment company that is exceptional in many ways including the fact that its top management is made up of only female professionals. She joined Hall Capital in 2007.
Helane graduated from Northwestern University with a B.S. Degree in Journalism and then went ahead to get her J.D. from the University of California at Berkley School of Law. While at the school of law, she worked as the editor-in-chief of the California Law Review. After graduating from law school, she became a law clerk and climbed the ladder drastically to become a partner at a law firm. In 1999, Helane was appointed as the Head of the Securities and Exchange Commission in San Francisco. Her role was to be a representative of the commission to government and news agencies.
Some of her greatest achievements at SEC include assisting military personnel to uncover the illegal trading of fraudulent securities, offering legal support to defrauded elderly citizens and exposing auditors of major companies like Young and Ernst for destroying audit papers illegally. She is also credited with organizing investigations for fraudulent activities in top-tier Fortune 500 companies which led to the prosecution of executives who could not have otherwise been held responsible for their actions due to their status. She also joined others in the fight against insider trading that could have affected online trading websites adversely.
Helane says that her major motivation for accepting her current appointment at Hall Capital was her desire to restore trust in the financial industry. Owing to her vast experience in the financial sector, she understands too well the negative impact of the market crash that happened between 2007 and 2008 on investors in the region. If her influential remarks and quotes are anything to go by, Helane is determined to achieve her goal.
Her background as a journalist and as an employee in public service stirred her strong volition to fight corruption and deceptive corporate as a journalist and working in public service. Helane is a slayer of economic giants who selfishly take advantage of their influence to make corrupt dealings. She has taken a proactive approach to expose the underbelly of some of the greatest economic disasters in the United States and advocate for justice. She never misses any opportunity to work with like-minded people to publicly condemn financial deception.
Work as the compliance officer at Hall Capital
Working as a compliance officer at Hall Capital, Helane Morrison continues to be a force to reckon with in the corporate world. Helane started working at Hall Capital in 2007 as the Compliance Officer. Ever since her appointment, Hall Capital has demonstrated significant improvement in its functions.
Her work as a compliance officer at Hall Capital entails coming up with a process for identifying and keeping in check regulatory and ethical issues. Helane has played this role exceptionally well. Her vast knowledge from different fields of study makes her the perfect fit for this position.
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