Category Archives: Women in Business

Home / Women in Business
4 Posts

Helane Morrison is one the most successful women professionals in the legal sector. She currently serves as the chief compliance officer of the Hall Capital Partners, which is a top advisory firm that is based in San Francisco. Morrison is also part of the company’s executive committee. According to Hall, most people have little faith in the financial sector since the 2008 economic crash, and therefore, they have been managing their finances. Hall Capital Partners has dedicated itself to rescuing the public from such situations by administering accountability, regulatory fulfillment, and integrity in all financial transactions.

 

Morrison is a hard-working, brilliant, and confident woman who has gained high credibility in the compliance sector. According to her, all investments that the firm makes for its clients are compact and moral. The company’s experts ensure that all brokerage institutions, mutual funds, and financial advisors that they choose are well investigated before they are allowed to handle a client’s wealth. The firm also has enforcement professionals who impose disciplinary actions, correcting measures, and file litigations when irregularities are discovered.

 

Helane’s career has been successful. She was employed by the Securities and Exchange Commission and served as the head of the San Francisco District Office from 1999 to 2007. Her role at the organization included enforcing securities, regulatory compliance, and dealing with litigations. Morrison’s role as a regional director made her in charge of North California and the Northwest states. She represented the commission in business transactions, legal matters, financial groups, and government bodies. When Helane was in office, she dealt with several fraud situations in companies such as NextCard Inc, HBO, Hewlett-Packard, and Google. She also uncovered dishonest sales that were made to more than 50,000 military personnel by the American Amicable Insurance firm

 

Before being hired by the SEC, Morrison served as an associate of the Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk & Rabkin for about a decade. She worked at the law firm from 1986 to 1996 and became a partner in 1991. Her role was to deal with the representation of private securities, in-house corporate investigations, business lawsuits, and SEC issues. She served as a clerk to Harry A. Blackmun and the U.S. Court of Appeals’ Hon. Richard Posner.

 

Morrison also served an occasional speaker on matters of compliance and legal issues that are related to investment advisories. The attorney is currently a board member of the Regional Parks Foundation and the American Bar Association. She holds bachelor’s degree in journalism from the Illinois-based Northwestern University and later studied law at the University of California.

Julie Zuckerberg is a recruiter whose star is on the rise. She specializes in talent acquisition and management in the greater New York area. Zuckerberg is currently employed at Deutsche Bank as an Executive Talent Acquisition Lead, a role she’s held since 2014.

 

Her current position affords her the opportunity to work with business leaders to shape recruitment strategies and help guide process improvements. She’s called upon to develop and negotiate Managing Director level offers, provide coaching to her team of recruiters, and counsel leadership and executive committees. She’s also served as an Executive Recruiter within Talent Acquisition, where she managed company business relationships and looked after contract governance.

 

Career Background

Zuckerberg has over fifteen years of talent acquisition experience. Prior to her role at Deutsche Bank, she was employed by the New York Life Insurance Company as Corporate Vice President and Experienced Hire Recruiting Lead. She managed the recruitment process and worked with management to analyze customer needs. Before joining New York Life, she worked at Citi.

 

At Citi, Zuckerberg served as Vice President and Executive Recruiter. She held her positions at Citi for over six years. Among her many job duties, she negotiated senior level complex job offers, provided advice on recruitment strategies, and sourced talent globally.

 

The five years before joining Citi she worked for Hudson as the Director of Candidate Placement. Zuckerberg recruited case managers, paralegals, attorneys and support staff for temporary and temp-to-hire positions for numerous corporations, financial institutions, and legal firms. She was also in charge of conflict resolution and employee coaching and counseling. Her success in the field of talent acquisition follows from her solid work ethic and a strong educational foundation.

 

Education

 

Zuckerberg attended City University of New York-Brooklyn College where she studied philosophy. From there she changed course and attended the New York Law School, before landing in the field of talent acquisition.

 

Skills, Specialties, and Pet Causes

 

Experience can often be the best teacher. Over the years, Zuckerberg has had the privilege of working with a group of tremendous mentors who’ve helped her broaden her skill set. She is now well versed in talent management and acquisition, team leadership, human resources, conflict resolution employee training, coaching, and sourcing. She’s particularly interested the ways technological advances can be used to increase industry efficiency.

 

Outside of work, Zuckerberg enjoys taking advantage of the New York City’s vibrant cultural scene. She’s a fierce advocate of animal welfare, human rights, and the economic empowerment of historically underrepresented populations.

Malini Saba is a determined businesswoman, but this is not the only facet of her life. She is also a mother and a philanthropist that will do a lot to help other people. Saba has been interested in giving to natural disaster relief and other causes as well. Saba has proven that it is possible to make money and give money.

 

Saba started the Stree Foundation almost 16 years ago, and she is still empowering women today. This is big for someone that could have easily taken her money and continued to build her own empire of wealth. Malini Saba has gotten in the grassroots movements in Africa and other places like Europe and Central America. She has been able to turn her attention towards woman that are at risk, and I think that this is quite noble. It shows that she is concerned about what happens to women all over the world.

 

A lot of people would like to give, but many people have not had the same great financial investment clarity that Malini Saba has had. She has been in the investing world for about 3 decades. She was into the venture capitalist aspect of business investing early on, and this is what has allowed her to gain large sums of money to invest.

 

Malini has done what a lot of people would not be able to do. She has picked herself by her bootstraps, become wealthy and taken the time to start giving back to others. She is one of the world’s top female investors and one of the top philanthropists in the South Asia region. I think that she reminds me a lot of Vijay Eswaran because he is one of the top Asian philanthropists as well. He has the same type of giving spirit and business mindset that Malini has.

 

Saba has given a lot of people hope. She has done a wonderful job of investing in stocks and businesses and now she is investing in people. Her money will go a long way with the Stree Foundation. This is her non-profit foundation. It is where she has made the decision to help people around the world that may have been facing poverty. There are a lot of women that do not have the opportunities that men have. Saba seeks to level the playing field for these women and give them something to aspire to.

Helane Morrison, the Chief Compliance Officer of Hall Capital Partners LLC, one of the largest advisory firms in San Francisco is also a member of the company Executive Committee. The bachelor of degree in Journalism graduate from the Northwestern University, Illinois and California Berkeley School of Law plays the role liberating the public from the fears that were ignited by the economic crash of 2008. It led to the loss of trust in the financial industry. The crash resulted in people resorting to taking financial refuge in their hands. Helane Morrison’s role is to put confidence back into the investors by enforcing integrity, accountability and regulatory compliance in all dealings.
She is a no-nonsense self-confident woman who insists that every single trade done for the investor is ethical and profitable. Her team, made up of enforcement staff, holds that any financial firm, be they a brokerage firm, financial advisor or mutual fund advisors be thoroughly vetted before being allowed to handle a depositor’s money. Should an irregularity be detected, punitive measures are taken against the culprit. The aim being to correct the behavior and ensure that no future mistakes occur.
Prior to joining the Hall Capital Partners LLC, Morrison headed the (“SEC”) the San Francisco Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 1999-2007. She held the position of Regional Director and her scope of work involved execution of securities, litigation matters, and regulatory compliance in northern California. She also covered five other Northwest states.
Her time in SEC was spent as a representative in legal issues, business relations, financial communities and government agencies. She managed to uncover the scam involving top managers from leading corporations like Google, Hewlett- Packard, Next Card Inc., and HBO. False securities and fake sales by the insurance company American Amicable to over 50,000 military personnel were exposed during her tenure at the SEC.
Helane, the firm lady started her career as a clerk to Hon. Richard Posner and later to Harry Blackmun both of the U.S Court of Appeals. She later practiced law at Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk &Rabkin from 1986-1996 was promoted to become a partner in 1991. Her duties included business litigation, defense of private securities internal corporate investigations and her pet subject, the SEC.
Ms. Morrison, a veteran presenter on matters legal and compliance stemming from investment advisories is also the board member of Regional Parks Foundation and the American Bar Association.