Heather Russell is a legal executive who is scheduled to join TransUnion as their Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer on Monday June 4th, 2018. Previously she worked at the law firm Buckley Sandler LLP. While working there she was partner in the firm and split her time between both their New York and Washington DC Offices.
This is not her first time being an Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. Before working at Buckley Sandler, she previously worked at a few different banks. This includes her work as an Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at Fifth Third Bank. She held high positions at the other banks she worked at as well.
All of her work in lawyers offices was focused on financial services and corporate finance, as well as some work in mergers and acquisitions. With two decades of experience working in the field of global financial services, she is bringing a lot into her new work at TransUnion.
Beyond just her experience, she also has a long history of education that will help her in her new duties. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and English from The College of William and Mary in Virginia, as well as a doctorate in law from the American University’s Washington College of Law in Washington DC. She has even worked as a professor at the Boston University’s School of Law.
At TransUnion Heather will be joining an enthusiastic team of people in one of the leading international consumer credit reporting agencies. She is replacing John Blenke as he makes his way into retirement. He has worked at TransUnion since 2003, and will be helping Heather Russell as she makes the transition from Buckley Sandler into TransUnion.