Helane L. Morrison, Brooklyn-born is General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Hall Capital Partners LLC based in San Francisco. She joined Hall Capital in 2007 because she was impressed with the pioneering spirit of the organization. In this current position, she oversees that state, federal and regulatory guidelines strictly adhere to all for entities that work together with Hall Capital
As a team run by women, they put a high emphasis on flexibility and resiliency were the two main qualities for a woman to succeed in the industry. The employees of Hall Capital are also encouraged to buy shares into the company, which creates a commitment to increase its success and which makes the client happy too. Morrison has taken the diversity push at Hall Capital as a personal motivation to help women become strong leaders in corporate America.
During Ms. Morrison’s tenure on the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission as the regional director for The San Francisco Regional Office, she showed a strong passion for justice and managed many cases that included well-known names such as Hewlett-Packard, Ernst and Young and Google. She handled cases that were involved with stock options backdating, stock manipulation and fraud cases against the elderly.
It’s no surprise why Helena Morrison has received an award on four occasions the title Most Influential Woman in the Bay Area Business and Public Sector. Ms. Morrison is dedicated, assertive and unflappable, a tireless advocate defending her clients and a passion for protecting investors.
Ms. Morrison passion for the environment and animal right makes her a very active member of the Board of the Regional Parks Foundation. She sits on the board of the hedge fund subcommittee of the American Bar Association. In some circles, she is known as the ‘voice of change’ she has inspired to those who struggle to regain trust in the wake of the economic crisis of 2008 and with the stresses of the impending election.
Connect with her on LinkedIn here.