An energetic, “hands on” senior legal executive and leader with more than fourteen years of legal experience in-house and at a major law firm. Accomplished in leading and managing by example and successfully implementing complex business transactions and plans. Extensive legal experience and skills in M&A, complex transactions, regulatory and compliance, litigation, IT, HR, real estate and other disciplines. Act as lead regulatory liaison and contact with regulators. Prior to becoming a lawyer, spent more than five years as an accountant working for an insurer and earned the CPA designation.