Top Legal Leader of TransUnion – Heather Russell

In June 2018, Heather Russell became the new Chief Legal Officer at the consumer finance and credit score company ‘TransUnion’ which is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Heather will also serve on the company’s Executive Committee. Her responsibilities include consumer privacy projects, government relations, corporate governance/compliance, and many other corporate legal matters.

Heather Russell has worked in the legal and finance field for more than 20 years. Prior to joining TransUnion, she worked for the law firm of Buckley Sander, LLP, in their financial regulations and in their FinTech (financial technology) practices.

Heather Russell’s extensive legal and financial background has involved the following:

  • Fifth Third Bank – Chief Legal Office, Corporate Secretary, and Executive Vice President
  • Bank of New York Mellon – Global Managing Director, Global Head of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs
  • Bank of America – Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel

Heather Russell graduated with a Bachelors of Art degree from the College of William and Mary and a Juris Doctorate with high honors from Washington College of Law of American University.

Ms. Russell’s first job after college was with the prestigious law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, LLP. Her responsibilities at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom, LLP included managing their financial services and corporate mergers.

Ms. Russell has also worked as an adjunct professor at Boston University’s School of Law. She led classes in Fintech and the national and international banking environment.

TransUnion is the third largest reporting credit bureau within the U.S. TransUnion collects, protects, and monitor consumers and lenders personal credit information. Additionally, TransUnion also provides the following services:

  • portfolio management for consumers and businesses
  • identify, verify, and authenticate consumer and commercial credit information
  • marketing and audience grouping statistics
  • healthcare management software to monitor patient service revenues
  • customer data, consulting, and management solutions

TransUnion provides other services in the field of fraud detection and prevention.

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Nick Vertucci: Real Estate Flipper turned Inspirational Author

The practice of real estate flipping is slowly becoming a source of wealth, thanks to its promoters like Nick Vertucci, who has been in the industry for more than ten years. He is also a public speaker, traveling from city to city and persuading the people to join his team to become real estate flippers. Recently, he reached another milestone in his career, as his first book was published through the help from the Lioncrest Publishing Company.

The book, entitled “Seven Figure Decisions: Having The Balls To Succeed” has become a best seller on Amazon. The retail giant stated that the book written by Nick Vertucci is gaining a lot of traction, and its sales are increasing exponentially. Part of the reason why the public bought his book is that of the endorsement from reliable personalities like Kevin Harrington and Dean Cain. The book talks about the rags-to-riches story of Nick, and how he faced all of the challenges to ending up becoming a successful real estate flipper.

The book has around 350 pages, and its entire is providing the reader an inspirational story on how they can overcome their problems and fears. It also teaches its readers on how to use their minds to create ideas that would transform them into phenomenal entrepreneurs.

As a child, Nick Vertucci would always wonder how he could become wealthy when he becomes older. One of the things that would always pop inside his head is to become a businessman. When he reached 18 years old, he decided to leave his family behind to pursue a career in becoming an entrepreneur. His struggling mother has given him her support and wishing him good luck in his endeavors in life. He managed to open up a business related to computer technology, and it worked so well that it gave him huge profits. He used all of the money to invest in the dot-com craze, and he never realized that what happens next would become a terrible twist of fate for him.

Nick Vertucci lost everything that he has because of the global financial crisis in the late 1990s and the early 2000s. However, he never surrendered and found out other options that would make him the best in his chosen career. He attended a seminar about real estate flipping and learned so much about the practice. Today, he is one of those who proudly does real estate flipping, and he claims that he has earned millions from the practice. Today, he serves as the chief executive officer of the company he founded, called the Nick Vertucci Real Estate Academy, or NVREA for short. It became the country’s most sought-after program, because of how it emphasized the success of their students as its main goal.