Heather Russell is the current Chief Legal officer and the Executive Vice president of TransUnion. He acquired her vast experience from the previous positions she held along the way. Before joining the company she works for at the moment, she has been an employee of various firms ranging from legal based organizations all through to financial-based firms. The over 20 years of working experience has played a significant role in driving the decision of her being in charge of consumer privacy functions, the government relations, and all the legal functions associated with TransUnion and the subsidiaries that form up the company.
According to Crunchbase, her steady rise through the ranks is attributed to the quality education that she received. She did her undergraduate course at the College of William and Mary where she specialized in Bachelor of Arts in English and Biology. Later on, she managed to further he studies and majored in Ph.D. in Law from the American University. The combination of her undergraduate degree in the field that she holds currently and Law gave her an advantageous edge over her colleagues. Furthermore, her rules and principals concerning quality output are the added advantage to her.
As mentioned in Wikipedia, throughout her life, she has managed to acquire several accomplishments. The accomplishments include the five organizations that she has worked for. The National Women’s Law Centre, the New York City Bar Association and Salzburg Global Seminar are just a few of the organizations she has worked for. Additionally, in 2015, she received two awards. The awards were Women in Business Law In-House Award and the Next generation of Female General Counsel Award. All the awards were given to her for the hard work she has shown in proving to the whole world that indeed what a man can do, a woman can do it better. Know more about Russell’s career history here.