Bruce Bent II is a respected vice chairman and president of Double Rock Corporation, a highly esteemed financial technology firm. The company is famous for providing cash management solutions to banks, retail markets, and broker-dealers. Bruce Bent II extends his executive position to both the affiliate and subsidiary companies of Double Rock Corporation. Bruce Bent II attended Northeastern University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Philosophy.
Bent II is one of the brains behind the cash management solution initiative. At the same time, he has been a strong driving force behind some of the best technologies and products in the financial industry. Interesting to note, some of the patents have been accredited to his name. Today, with the help of Bruce Bent II, the cash management has evolved to become the best industry regarding performance and growth. This has been made possible through the development of the cash sweep initiative and the expansion of the FDIC-insured sweep initiative program.
Bruce Bent II previously held the position of finance chairman for the Young Presidents Organization Gotham chapter based in Manhattan. He continues to be a member of the same Organization whose main goal is to bring together more than 10,000 business-oriented young people. At the same time, he was a member of The Entrepreneurs Organization based in New York. He was also a member of the President’s Advisory Council of Scenic Hudson.
According to his interview with Ideamench, Bruce Bent II reveals that the idea for Double Rock Corporation came from the need to create a money market that would be beneficial for the average American. He continues to say that the company has expanded and they have continued to invent new products. Bruce Bent II says that a typical day for him is quite easy since he can work from anywhere, as long as he has his computer and phone with him. Bruce Bent II says that he believes in incorporating other people to bring any ideas to life. He further says that if anyone is wishing to venture into entrepreneurship, they should have be innovative enough and believe in their dream.
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A powerhouse of legal and ethical prowess, Helane Morrison holds the titles of Managing Director, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Executive Committee member at Hall Capital Partners LLC. Hall Capital is a large investment advisory firm in the heart of San Francisco and its workplace culture revolves around upholding ethics and encouraging teamwork. What does Helane Morrison’s successful career and standing in power mean for women in financial and law careers across the country?
Morrison began her career in law with a stint as a clerk for an Appeals court judge, then later served as a clerk for a Supreme Court Justice. She joined the bar in 1987 and began working in a private practice that specialized in business litigation and defense of private securities actions, later making partner. In 1999 she joined the San Francisco Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where she remained as head of enforcement until 2007. She was the district’s first woman to serve as chief, an unintentional step forward in further establishing women in the legal field.
With a long history of staying on the ethical side of matters throughout her career, Morrison is a symbol of integrity and a dynamic power in the business world. In a time of financial uncertainty, since at least 2008, the moral position has been the most sought after and admired. Morrison’s career has included huge busts against violators of security laws. She has been working to expose fraud and corruption for decades through asserting the wrongs of high powered entities in lawsuits and defensive legal action. Her current position supports a commitment to encouraging women to pursue business and law. As one third of the head decision making body at Hall Capital, Morrison is uniquely positioned to forge ahead in supporting women’s contributions in the workplace.
Recognized as one of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business and Public Sector in four separate years, Helane Morrison is still making waves thirty years into her career. While her achievements and moral character are evident in her career and life, Morrison stands as an inspiration to women breaking into a career in law or business.