Heather Russell: TransUnion’s New Executive Vice President

Heather Russell is beginning a new job.

The former employee of Buckley Sandler, LLP, says that she is thrilled to be starting with such a revolutionary company.

Russell says that TransUnion has been innovative in providing great financial products and services to consumers, and she is excited to bring her 20 years’ experience and expertise to the TransUnion Family.

The title of Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer will be hers starting on June 4th.

Russell will be replacing John Blenke, TransUnion’s current Executive Vice President, who is set to retire this year.

Heather Russell has multiple degrees under her belt that make her more than equipped for such a role. These degrees include

  • A B.A. from the College of William and Mary
  • A J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law

The 20 years’ experience that she has in the financial services sector was gained from having positions in a few different companies. These companies include

  • Bank of America
  • Bank of New York Mellon
  • Skadden, Arps
  • Fifth Third Bank

According to bu.edu, Russell held leadership positions in each of these companies. Those leadership positions allowed her to sharpen her skills as a supervisor and has helped her to reach her new position with TransUnion.

Russell’s colleagues are proud to have her on board.

Jim Peck, the President of TransUnion, is quoted as saying that he is “confident” in Russell’s experience and expertise and knows without a shadow of a doubt that she has what it takes to help the company reach new heights.

Learn more about Russell on Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/profiles/people/19351665-heather-russell

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