Helane Morrison serves in multiple top executive positions at Hall Capital, one of the most successful investment companies in California. This investment company is completely run by women. She joined the firm in 2007, during the recession. Before she joined the firm, she held high positions in several top offices. From 1999 to 2007, she served as head of the San Francisco office of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Before serving as head, she was head of enforcement from 1996 to 1999.
She also worked as a lawyer. After graduating college and passing the bar, she worked with a judge in the US Court of Appeals and with a judge in the US Supreme Court. Her work with the judges dealt with business litigation and defense of actions dealing with the SEC. Morrison joined Hall for the diverse leadership and to help restore confidence in the financial industry again. After the recession, investors lost confidence and she wanted to work to restore that.
Helane Morrison, no matter what field she worked in, fought against deceptive crimes and financial predators. During the recession in 2007, she saw how many institutions took government bailouts due to economic uncertainty and many people were left to wonder about the security of their own salary.