(New York, NY): Auriemma is proud to announce the addition of Mindy Harris as Managing Director and General Counsel, starting November 1, 2017. She joins Auriemma from Nordstrom Bank, where she was SVP, General Counsel and Compliance Officer.
Harris will contribute to client engagements across Auriemma’s existing four lines of business with her vast knowledge and experience overseeing the regulatory compliance function at card issuers and negotiating a diverse array of contracts including card partnership agreements.
“Mindy will elevate our game as we support clients trying to navigate the complex burdens of regulatory compliance issues in today’s environment,” said Marc Sacher, EVP at Auriemma. “She understands how that influences ongoing operations, as well as how those obligations impact partnership structures among issuers, brand partners, and even third-party investors.”
Harris also will serve as General Counsel for Auriemma. In this role, Harris will advise the firm on legal, regulatory and compliance matters and will be responsible for the firm’s legal affairs.
“Auriemma is admired as a trusted advisor to the consumer credit card and payments industries,” said Harris. “I am delighted to join Auriemma at this exciting time of sweeping change across the financial services landscape. I look forward to working alongside Auriemma’s outstanding team of industry experts as they drive ongoing innovation and success for our clients.”
In her previous role at Nordstrom Bank, Harris built and led high-performing legal, compliance, and enterprise risk management teams that supported Nordstrom’s co-brand card programs and bank.
Before joining Nordstrom Bank, Harris served as in-house counsel focusing on credit cards and consumer payment systems at banks and servicers including U.S. Bank, Plus System, Inc. and Rocky Mountain BankCard System. She is a board member and past president of the Credit Card Bank Compliance Association.
About Auriemma Group
Auriemma is a boutique management consulting firm with specialized focus on the Payments and Lending space. We deliver actionable solutions and insights that add value to our clients’ business activities across a broad set of industry topics and disciplines. Founded in 1984, Auriemma has grown from a one-man shop to a nearly 50-person firm with offices in New York and London. For more information, contact Marc Sacher at (212) 323-7000.