Helane Morrison Is Working To Restore Investor’s Confidence

In an article recently posted on XRepublic about Helane Morrison, it is stated that she currently serves as Managing Director, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel of Hall Capital Partners. The article goes over what Ms. Morrison has done for Hall Capital since she joined in 2007. The reason Helane joined Hall Capital was for the firm’s diverse leadership culture in the world of financing. After the market crash in 2007-2008, she realized that investors still weren’t confident with financial professionals; 9 years later. Her goal is to restore that confidence and believes she found the right home at Hall Captial to it happen. Helane Morrison is leading the way for women in the financial world to do some good. Read the whole article on XRebpulic here.

She was born in Brooklyn, New York. She went to Northwestern University, where she got her Bachelor’s Degree in journalism. In 1984, Morrison got her Juris Doctor and was the editor-in-chief for the California Law Review at the University of California Berkeley School of Law. In 1987, she was accepted to the State Bar of California.

Ms. Morrison began her career in law as a law clerk for Richard A. Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circut from, 1984 – 1985. She then became a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun from, 1985 – 1986. In 1986, she joined the law firm of Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin in San Francisco. In 1991, Morrison was made a partner and remained with them until 1996.
In 1996, Morrison joined SEC as the head of regional enforcement activities of San Francisco Distract Office. In 1999, she was promoted to district administrator. She was then promoted again and named regional director, and stayed there until 2007.
In 2007, she joined Hall Capital Partners LLC, to serve as general counsel and chief compliance officer. She is also the managing director and member of the executive committee.

Helane Morrison keeps her personal life private, which is a quality not enough public figures have. She has funded different scholars in business and law school.
She is a member of the Board of Reginal Parks Foundation. Periodically, she is a speaker on the topics of compliance and issues that affect investment advisors and private funds.

Helane Morrison’s Efforts of Transforming the Financial Sector

The rules explicitly state what should be done and what to avoid. Most people understand the benefits associated with following the rules to the later. However, few of them manage to achieve this course as required. Discipline and strong character are essential aspects when dealing with business and handling finance. 

Financial workplace transformation

Morrison has held various supervisory and managerial roles in established firms. Her duties have been to ensure the finances are running smoothly. She has managed to put in place strategies to curb corruption throughout her years as a journalist and a civil servant. Morrison has used the experience she has gained for more than thirty years of working with influential and reputable firms to revolutionize the financial industry.

Escalation of corruption rates

The global economic crisis that occurred in 2007 led to the increased unemployment rates. Financial institutions were forced to seek help from the government. The crisis caught most individuals by surprise. The effects of the 2007-2008 financial crash were more severe compared to those of Great Depression that occurred in 1930. 

Declining trust

Nine years down the line, Americans have little faith in the financial institution. Some Americans believe the financial sector plays little to no role in the growth of the economy.

Expectations after presidential election

Investor and economists share the same view of the feeling of uneasiness not likely to improve even as the 2016 presidential election closes in. Most of them are expecting the uneasiness to become worse. However, political analyst strongly claims that there is little link between the performance of the stock market and the presidential race.

About Helane Morrison

Helane Morrison was born and brought up in Brooklyn, New York. She attended Northwestern University and graduated with a Journalism bachelor’s degree. She worked as the Chief Editor of the Criminal Law review and received her Juris Doctor from the University of California. In 1987, she was admitted to the California’s State Bar, according to her LinkedIn.

Currently, Morrison works at Hall Capital Partners LLC., as the Managing Director, General Counsel, Principal, and Chief Compliance Officer. In addition, she serves as the firm’s Executive Committee Member. She started working at the company in November 2007. She held the position of Regional Director at Securities and Exchange Commission. Her duties were to enforce securities, litigation, and oversee regulatory matters in Northern California as well as five Northwest States. She served as the enforcement leader for the SEC office located in San Francisco from the mid of 1995 to 1999. 

Learn more about Helane on her Crunchbase here: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/helane-morrison#/entity