Helane Morrison is a very influential woman in the country. She is working as the managing director, chief compliance officer and general counsel for a company known as Hall Capital Partners. The company is headquartered in San Francisco. The company is believed to be one the most successful investment firms in California. The people running the institution are all women.
Morrison started working for the Hall Capital Partners in 2007, and since then, she has brought a lot of success in the company. Before getting the current position, Helane was working as the head of Securities and Exchange Commission in San Francisco. In this institution, she was in charge of the securities law enforcement, regulatory and fraud litigation issues in several states. She worked for the institution for more than seven years.
Helane did not start her career in the finance industry. She was a journalist, and she had graduated with a degree in journalism from a university in Chicago. After completing her education, she worked as the chief editor in the California law review. Later, she studied law at one of the best law universities in the country. She has worked in several law firms since then. Most of her appointments were focused on defense of the private securities and business litigations.
Helane was appointed to her current position because of several reasons. The institution’s diverse leadership was the primary reason for the appointment. After the financial crisis that hit the world in 2008, Helane realized that most of the financial institutions still had confidence issues. She decided to take on the new position so that she could help the company restore its public confidence, especially in the financial markets. While in this position, Helane believes that she can accomplish a lot in the finance industry.
In her new position, Helane biggest responsibility is to bring fairness and enhance ethical practices in business practices. Due to this role, she has become a famous fighter for industrial justice. This has actually been her objective for the last thirty years. She wants to ensure that people who take advantage of others in the finance industry are taken to court.
After the financial crisis, most of the financial institutions in the country were left with no one to turn to. They had to ask for the support of the government for survival. The economic circumstances leading to this crisis left many people with no confidence in the financial institutions.