With the job market becoming more equal opportunity in the past 20 years, these days there are a lot of extremely successful women out there. As a strong independent woman myself, I Look up to Helane Morrison immensely, and too aim to be a business leader of a company one day. I urge any woman who wants become more successful, both professionally and financially to read up on Helane Morrison.
Helane Morrison is a Brooklyn, New York native and graduate of Northwestern University. There she attained her bachelor’s degree in journalism. She also managed to graduate from the University of California, Berkeley, where she landed a the job of editor-and-chief of the California Law Review. She earned her Juris Doctor in 1984, and accepted to the State Bar of California in 1987.
In 1986, after serving as a law clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Morrison was hired on at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk and Rabkin law firm. Five years later she was named a partner of the firm. By 1996, she had left the company For a job at SEC, (San Francisco Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) as head of regional enforcement activities.
During her time at SEC, her work included: enforcement of securities, litigation matters, and regulatory compliance in Northern California and five Northwest states.
After 8 years as head of regional enforcement activities at SEC, in 2007 Morrison moved on to be the Chief Compliance Officer of Hall Capital Partners LLC, one of the largest advisory firms in San Francisco, where she currently serves as a member of the company’s Executive Committee.
Morrison believes people lost faith in banks due to the economic crash in 2008. Since then, Morrison has gone out of her way to make sure all the investments they make at Hall are legit and reasonable for the public.
After reading this article I hope you understand why Helane Morrison has had such a huge impact on me in my life. She truly is an amazing woman. Looking out for the “little man” to the best of her ability. You can learn more about my hero, Helane Morrison: Click Here