Vinson & Elkins Promotes Three Senior Business Professionals
Vinson & Elkins has announced the promotion of three senior business professionals: Aubrey Bishai as Chief Innovation Officer, Randi Revisore as Chief Business Development Officer and Allan Schoenberg as Chief Communications Officer.
These promotions recognize the significant contributions of these individuals and their teams, and their deep commitment to supporting and leading their respective functions while serving as trusted advisors to firm leaders.
“Aubrey, Randi and Allan are very talented business leaders, whose passion and dedication results in excellent work for our clients, amplifies our impressive brand and reinforces our strong culture,” said Adam Kassoff, Chief Operating Officer at Vinson & Elkins. “Each is focused on delivering the highest quality services and execution to support the firm’s priorities and objectives. I look forward to their continued success as members of the senior leadership team in the years ahead.”
Aubrey Bishai has most recently served as the Global Director of Marketing Services. Previously, she held several senior business development and marketing roles at the firm. Prior to joining Vinson & Elkins in 2010, Bishai worked at Ernst & Young, where she served as Assistant Director on a team of Communication and Pursuit Strategists. Bishai received a bachelor’s degree from Messiah University and two master’s degrees from Whitworth University and EDHEC Business School.
As Chief Innovation Officer, Bishai will focus on ensuring the effective implementation of significant projects and tools that impact the firm’s work. She is passionate about the utilization of technology, identifying gaps and implementing solutions and efficient processes, and working with and developing collaborative teams to enhance our service delivery. The newly created innovation function that she will oversee is aimed at identifying new and novel ways to use data, technology and people to connect dots across business teams and functional areas. It combines the teams responsible for large-scale project management, reference and research and competitive intelligence.
Randi Revisore has served as head of the firm’s business development and professional support attorney team since 2019. Prior to that role, Revisore was a practicing lawyer at the firm focused on corporate finance and securities law, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate representation. Revisore earned a B.B.A. from the University of Texas and her J.D. from University of Houston Law Center. She also completed a federal clerkship with The Hon. Gray H. Miller of the Southern District of Texas before joining the Firm in 2009.
As Chief Business Development Officer, Revisore will continue to oversee the firm’s business development function, managing a cross-practice team that supports the robust efforts of our lawyers to build upon our already considerable success attracting and retaining our enviable client base. In this new role, she will also assume responsibility for the firm’s charitable efforts and a broader array of client programs.
Allan Schoenberg has served as the Global Director of Public Relations and Corporate Affairs at the firm since joining in 2021. He has led internal and external communications regarding key thought leadership initiatives and our successes and achievements. Prior to joining Vinson & Elkins, Schoenberg was the Global Head of Corporate Communications and Social Media for Nasdaq. Schoenberg earned a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University and a master’s degree from Syracuse University.
As Chief Communications Officer, Schoenberg will continue to lead all public relations and media efforts, rankings and internal communications teams. He will also expand his leadership to include the firm’s website, social media and brand services functions in order to elevate the profile of the firm.
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