Meredith Ritchie

Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Ethics Officer, Alliant Credit Union

Meredith Ritchie, a Chicago native, graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY and obtained her JD from DePaul College of Law in Chicago.

Meredith has had a diverse legal career in Chicago starting out in private practice where she litigated tort actions. She served as an Assistant State’s Attorney for Cook County, Illinois in both the civil and criminal divisions. Meredith then served as in-house counsel for Accenture, an international technology consulting firm.

Currently, Meredith is VP, General Counsel & Chief Ethics Officer for Alliant Credit Union, a $10 billion dollar financial cooperative, in Chicago, Illinois. There, she oversees the Legal Department, the Ethics Program and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Meredith is on the Board of Directors of the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law, the Board of Directors of the Alliant Credit Union Foundation and is Co-Chair of the Governance Sub-committee of the American Bar Association Credit Union Committee.