Assistant General Counsel
Wingspan Portfolio Advisors
Ms. Askew joined Wingspan in 2011 as a Director of Quality, however her role quickly grew to include management of Wingspan’s Legal and Compliance departments, in cooperation with its General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. She monitors the constantly changing regulatory requirements, including tracking laws and regulations that affect organizational policies, and implements practices that ensure compliance. She is a practicing attorney, licensed by the Texas Bar Association and sworn into the federal courts of the northern and eastern districts of Texas.
Previously, she was an attorney in her own law office, a contract attorney with LandAmerica Title Company, and an attorney advisor in the U.S. Small Business Association Office of Disaster Assistance. Prior to becoming an attorney, she had hands-on mortgage industry experience in loan closing with LandAmerica Onestop, and gained governmental perspective as a legislative assistant to a state legislator and while working in constituents’ casework for a U.S. senator and Texas governor.
Ms. Askew was educated at the University of Texas at Austin, where she received her B.A. in the double majors of government and history. She earned her law degree at Texas Wesleyan School of Law in Ft. Worth, Texas.