I have discovered Helane Morrison and the role that she has as a compliance officer. I think that this is a very commendable job even though these officers get a very hard time for the type of roles they have within organizations. I am sure that Helane has had to meet and confront her fair share of rule breakers, but she doesn’t back down. She has a degree in journalism and a career law degree. She is perfectly capable of investigating any organization and making sure that the organization follows the rules.
As a part of the executive team for Hall Capital, Helane has a huge responsibility. She is the one that is responsible for the checks and balances in this investment company. Billions of dollars are being managed for clients by Hall Capital so there is a large level of accountability with this organization.
Helane Morrison has managed to do a great job with managing operations in terms of the compliance to the rules, but she inspires many females like myself for another reason. She has become this corporate executive that knows how to navigate between the barriers that have held others women back. She has continued to build her resume in a way that has allowed her gain roles that others may have been unaware of. She actively sought out positions that most women may have never considered.
I think that her biggest challenge was during her time as a regional director for the SEC. This was not a role that a lot of women would have given much thought to. It involved a lot of stress of investigating of corrupt practices. This could easily become something that would turn a lot of women off, but Morrison embraced this. I believe that her background in law has prepared her for that role. It was during this time that she would build her experience and become someone that could investigate companies fairly and accurately. That would prepare her for the executive role with Hall Capital.
In many instances it would seem like there are so many closed doors for women in the corporate industry, but Helane Morrison managed to find a window when all the doors were closed. She squeezed through as someone that would not take no for an answer. She saw a void in a male-dominated industry and she filled it after years of persistence.
Source: Project Eve