Kris BeckChief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary
What's your dream for the company?
I want nothing less than for United Capital to be the agent of transformation in how the industry shifts people's relationship with their money, so that they can be empowered to live their best life possible. What we all have is time, and our clients absolutely deserve to live their best lives. It's incredibly meaningful to me to be a part of that.
What are three words people use to describe you?
Fun, intense, smart.
When you are not working, what do you care about most?
Family. My family reminds me every day what my best life looks like.
What's your MoneyMind®?
Protection with a dash of Commitment
Kris is a member of the Executive Committee and serves as United Capital's General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. She is responsible for leading the company's strategic and tactical legal initiatives and risk management. As the General Counsel, Kris advises United Capital's senior team on legal strategies to drive business results in diverse areas, ranging from intellectual property business platform development to corporate acquisitions. Kris manages the company's overall legal function.
Kris started her career with O'Melveny & Myers as a member of the firm's Transactions Department where she represented institutional clients on complex transactions ranging from infrastructure financing and public securities offerings to advising promising start-up enterprises.
Kris is a double Bruin who earned her BA in English literature and JD from the University of California, Los Angeles. During law school, Kris was a recipient of the Joseph Drown Fellowship and the Affiliates Scholarship.
Kris' work with corporate clients has been acknowledged by the Los Angeles Business Journal, and she has served as a member of Pacific Council on International Policy.