Currently, most women have risen in high ranks in the financial sector to take up top roles that were previously associated with masculinity or men. Hall Capital LLC is one of the firms that represents gender diversity as three of its senior managing officers are women. The three women include its CEO Kathryn Hall, Helane Morrison and Sarah Stein, who serves in the capacity of President and Co-investment officer.
With an outstanding value of $24 billion in terms assets, Hall Capital has managed to cement its position among the largest asset management firms in the world. The company, which is based in Bay Area, is well known for having managed money for wealthy people in in the Bay Area such as the family of the late Warren Hellman. Currently, the firm maintains close ties with John Fisher, the son of the Gap founder.
A company requires a focused leader for it to grow and keep its customers satisfied. Consequently, Kathryn Hall spearheads the operations of the company in a bid to make sure that her customers make money.
The female dominated managerial positions are attributed to attracting the attention of many women. Helane Morrison asserted that she has female friends who feel isolated in their firms since female leadership in the financial service sector is rare.
The Life and Career of Helane Morrison
Helane Morison is an alumnus of the Northwestern University in Chicago, where she earned her B.S degree in journalism. Further, she attended the University of California at the Berkeley School of Law. During her time in law school, she was the chief editor of the California Law Review. Upon passing the bar, she started working for Hon. Richard Posen in the capacity of a law clerk. Later on, she joined the Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun for one year. Helane rose to the position of a partner while working for the Howard, Rice, Nemerovski, Canady, Falk and Rabkin law firm.
Helane is the acts as the chief compliance officer, general counsel, and managing director of Hall Capital Partners LLC. The primary driving force for joining Hall Capital was to assist in restoring the confidence of the public in the financial sector or markets. She has managed to maintain a consistent trend of fighting against corporate crimes in various fields.