Ever since the 2008 financial crisis, individuals around the world have demanded for large corporations and for investment firms to be transparent in not only their quarterly reports, but also in their everyday activities. With this in mind, it has become a smart long-term investment for large companies of retail, real estate, banks, as well as investment firms to hire compliance officers that can management the business and fix any problem before it ever becomes a part of public scrutiny. One compliance officer in particular stands out as she has experience in both the public as well as the private sector when it comes to leading as well as managing issues before they ever become detrimental to a firm.
This individual is Helane Morrison who is currently the chief compliance officer, for Hall Capital Partners, an international investment firm. Her background in law has proven to be invaluable to the company that she currently works and provides expert and innovative solutions for. Helane Morrison has been a dedicated employee of Hall Capital Partners ever since 2007. Ms. Morrison chose to work for this investment firm because she is proud that this investment firm is completely run by women as the CEO of the firm is also female. Prior to her appointed position as compliance officer, Helane Morrison worked as the head of the San Francisco office of the Securities and Exchange Commission between 1999 and 2007.
As a specialist in both law as well as in law enforcement, Helane Morrison knew exactly what to look for to prevent any scandal from entering the public. Her job as an independent individual of the company is to look for any problem within the company and to fix the problem immediately before it is ever made public. With a law degree, as well as a degree in journalism, Mr. Morrison has truly used her set of skills to continue building the company that she has grown to love.
Helane Morrison decided to join the investment industry due to the diverse culture of the leadership within the industry. As a woman who has dedicated her career to law enforcement, she holds a strict ethical value that she continues to uphold and to cherish. Her job is to look into any discrepancies and violations within other businesses and to report them to not only the authority, but also to the public for them to see injustice.