Rochelle Blease is the vice president of strategy and communications for Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk & Compliance. She is responsible for leading the organization’s overall strategy and vision, and ensures that communications efforts are aligned to support them.
Previously at Wolters Kluwer, Blease served as senior vice-president of business development, where she was responsible for strategic and business development planning, as well as the company’s acquisition strategy. During this time, the company’s portfolio tripled in size and now includes more than 55 countries. She also held several senior level roles in product development, marketing, segment management and market research.
Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, Blease was an attorney, focusing on commercial and real estate litigation, and bankruptcy, representing secured creditors (financial institutions).
Blease holds a Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from California Western School of Law.