Lori S. Sher
EVP, General Counsel
As Executive Vice President, General Counsel of the Company and Corporate Secretary of its Board of Directors, Lori Sher oversees the legal function for the Company and its bank and brokerage subsidiaries. Additionally, Ms. Sher has oversight of the Company’s Human Resources function, which is responsible for talent management, compensation and benefits, diversity and inclusion, and employee engagement.
Ms. Sher has a depth of experience in many disciplines, including board advisory, corporate securities, corporate governance, M&A and financings, executive compensation, and cybersecurity. Ms. Sher has been with the Company since 2005, previously serving in a number of roles within the legal department, including, most recently, as the Company’s Deputy General Counsel. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Sher was an associate in the corporate practice group of the international law firm, Holland & Knight LLP where her practice focused on advising technology companies on M&A and general corporate matters.
Ms. Sher earned her BA from Emory University, her MS from American University, and her JD cum laude from Tulane Law School. Ms. Sher’s philanthropic efforts include serving since 2016 on the Executive Leadership team of Lawyers Have Heart, a division of the American Heart Association, which raises awareness and public consciousness regarding heart disease and stroke, and as Co-Chair of the Executive Leadership team during 2018 and 2019. Ms. Sher is also a member of the Advisory Council of the non-profit organization STEM for Her.