Helane Morrison is the Managing Director of General Counsel and Chief Compliance of Hall Capital Partners LLC. She is also a member of the firm’s executive committee together with Sara Stein, whom is the president.
Before joining the firm, Morrison has worked in many areas like the San Francisco Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission where she was the head and also ones worked as a lawyer and a daily newspaper reporter.
For years Helane has been concerned with gender equality in the financial services and she has been working to tilt the scales to a more mutally beneficial, equal position. She sees big benefits from interacting in the office and providing advice to those who are joining the career world basing on her school.
Together with the other women in the firm, they have been able to make the firm be the most valuable it has been in its entire history. The firm awards both maternity and paternity leave to its employees and also workplace flexibility that allow the meeting of family commitments and others while enhancing time in the office. Read the full article about Hall Capital’s culture that nurtures integrity and transparency by clicking the following link: http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/print-edition/2013/05/03/hall-capitals-leaders-foster-culture.html
The firm also encourages engagement of its employees in outside activities like going to church. By this, they believe that their employees gain social values like critical thinking, creative thinking and assertiveness. The firm’s growth dictates winning endowments and foundations as clients following the 2008 financial crisis.
From her experience in financial activities, she has been able to come up with two high ranked business quotes, ‘metropolitan essentially bought real estate from itself, creating fictitious profits’ and ‘it is unusual to find so many employees of a single company engaged in insider trading.
Helane’s speeches mostly rotate on topics of compliance and issues that are legal facing investment advisers and private funds.
All her effecting change was based on her education as she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in journalism from Northwestern University and a J.D from the University of California and was an Editor in Chief of the California Law Review. Check out Helane’s full resume and news about her business ventures and successes on her Crunchbase or her LinkedIn profile.