September's Mission Board Members
Russell Elmer is the General Counsel of E*TRADE Financial Corporation, responsible for overseeing responsible for overseeing all of E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation's legal affairs, compliance and physical security operations. Building on his extensive legal background, Mr. Elmer manages the Company's legal and regulatory efforts to better serve its employees, customers and shareholders. Further, Mr. Elmer plays a key role in advancing E*TRADE FINANCIAL's long-term strategic initiatives with the senior management team and Board of Directors. Mr. Elmer joined E*TRADE in July 2000 as Assistant General Counsel. During his tenure he has also served as E*TRADE Chief Legal Affairs and Human Resources Officer. In this role, Mr. Elmer was integral in further building the Company's human resources infrastructure and raising the bar for employee performance. Prior to joining E*TRADE FINANCIAL Corp., Mr. Elmer was a partner with the law firm Gray, Cary, Ware & Freidenrich, where he had spent ten years representing clients in litigation and employment related matters. Mr. Elmer received a BA degree in political science and international relations from Stanford University, and a JD degree from the Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley.