Rick E. Hansen is Assistant General Counsel–Corporate, Securities, Finance, and Compensation & Benefits–and Corporate Secretary at General Motors Company (Detroit, MI). He joined GM in March 2016. Prior to joining GM, Rick served as Assistant Corporate Secretary and Managing Counsel—Securities and Corporate Governance—at Chevron Corporation (San Ramon, CA) and, before that, Senior Corporate Counsel at Amazon.com, Inc. and Coinstar, Inc. (Seattle, WA). Before moving in-house, Rick was an associate in the Corporate Finance group at Perkins Coie LLP (Seattle, WA). He holds a Master of Laws (L.L.M, 2012), with distinction, in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center and a Juris Doctor (J.D., 2000), summa cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Society for Corporate Governance.