Adrienne A. Harris

Adrienne Harris is the Chief Business Development Officer and General Counsel of States Title, Inc., a San Francisco-based, insur-tech start-up. Before joining States Title, Adrienne was Special Assistant to President Obama for Economic Policy at the National Economic Council in the Obama White House, where her portfolio included financial reform, financial technology, cyber security, consumer protection, and housing finance reform. She came to the White House from the U.S. Department of Treasury where she served as Senior Advisor to Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin. Prior to coming to Washington, D.C., Adrienne was an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, where her practice included representing financial institutions and other corporations in regulatory enforcement proceedings and matters relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. While at the firm, Adrienne was tapped to serve as an advisor to Cory Booker’s 2013 Senate campaign and, prior to that, as Deputy Campaign Manager for his mayoral reelection bid in 2010. That same year, she served as Executive Director of the Transition for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. Adrienne worked as a Press Secretary in Pennsylvania on President Obama’s first presidential campaign in 2008. From 2007 to 2008, she was a Judicial Clerk in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York for the Honorable Stephen C. Robinson. Adrienne earned her M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of Business with specializations in Economics and Management, her J.D. from Columbia University Law School, where she was a member of the Columbia Law Review, and her B.A. from Georgetown University, where she was a John Carroll Scholar and graduated with honors.

Adrienne currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI), the Bank Director FinXTech Advisory Board, and as a Term Member on the Council of Foreign Relations. In December 2016, President Obama appointed her to a four-year term on the President’s Advisory Committee on Trade Policy and Negotiations.


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