Diane E. Ratekin was appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Huron in 2011. She had previously served as Huron's Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining Huron in 2005, Ms. Ratekin was a partner in the Corporate Department of McGuireWoods LLP. Previously, she spent 17 years in the legal department of Deutsche Investment Management Americas Inc., formerly known as Zurich Scudder Investments, Inc. and Kemper Financial Services, Inc., where she was a Director and Team Leader of the Corporate and Investments Team. Before that, Ms. Ratekin was a litigator at Jenner & Block. Ms. Ratekin is admitted to practice in Iowa and Illinois. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. In 2017, Ms. Ratekin was appointed to the Metropolitan Chicago Board of Directors of the American Heart Association. She received her B.A. in English and her J.D. from the University of Iowa.