Shelly O’Brien

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Shelly O’Brien

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

Ms. O'Brien joined Envestnet in 2002 and is responsible for the firm-wide legal and compliance function for Envestnet.  She has over 20 years of industry experience working for various regulated entities including registered investment advisers, broker-dealers, and futures commission merchants.  Her duties include oversight of corporate governance, risk management, and development of corporate policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.  As a member of the executive team, O’Brien works closely with leadership to implement firm strategic business initiatives, including the structuring of new products and services, mergers and acquisitions, and the transition of Envestnet from a private to a public company in 2010.

Prior to joining Envestnet, O'Brien was General Counsel and Director of Legal and Compliance for ING (U.S.) Securities, Futures & Options Inc. (ING SF&O), which operated ING’s global exchange-traded derivatives activities. In addition to serving ING affiliates worldwide, ING SF&O served customers primarily in the professional and institutional sectors.

O'Brien earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Northwestern University. She earned a J.D. from Hamline University School of Law and an LL.M in Taxation from John Marshall Law School.