Vice President, General Counsel
Crista Harwood leads the organization’s legal and contracting functions with its business partners and thousands of clients across the U.S. Before joining Passport, Harwood practiced corporate finance law with Nashville firm Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis. She has experience representing both borrowers and lenders in corporate financial transactions and is well-versed in private equity financing and mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Harwood worked as a financial analyst at General Motors Corporation and as an industrial engineer at Ford Motor Company. She earned a law degree from Vanderbilt University, a Master of Business Administration from Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Kettering University, Flint, Mich.