BarkerGilmore LLC | May 14, 2020
Jamey Seely, one of today’s singular corporate executives who simultaneously holds business and legal roles, currently serving as President and General Counsel of Integra, Inc., a leading developer of blockchain technology for the legal industry, has joined the advisory and coaching division of BarkerGilmore, a New York-based boutique executive search firm. The newest member of a distinguished team of Fortune 500 General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officers, Seely adds her considerable energy, industrial, and technology sector legal and business expertise to the strategic counsel, leadership development, and other services BarkerGilmore advisors provide to legal and compliance departments, CEOs, and boards across the country, including General Counsel recruiting and placement.
In making the announcement, Robert Barker, Managing Partner of BarkerGilmore, said Seely’s breadth and depth of experience adds another dimension to clients seeking to bring out the best in their people and take their organization to the next level. “Jamey Seely is an outstanding global corporate legal and business executive, breaking down barriers and paving the way for others to follow. Her legal skills, business judgement, vision, and leadership - whether taking charge of large scale initial public offerings, corporate restructuring, or developing and managing a diverse legal team - are enhanced by her courage, creativity, and ability to look beyond the boundaries and allow everyone to succeed. With her proven expertise, willingness to take the extra step, and success in creating and delivering enhanced solutions and exceptional results, she will be invaluable in helping BarkerGilmore’s clients optimize their organizations and drive revenue.”
Seely previously served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Gates Industrial Corporation PLC (NYSE: GTES), a global leader in power transmission and fluid power products and services, and led a successful IPO. While Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at ION Geophysical, Inc. (NYSE: IO), a global technology company, Jamey managed all financing arrangements, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships and strategic alliances, and the bond restructuring of the company’s debt. Earlier in her career, she was Senior Vice President of Alternative Energy for NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), with management and legal oversight of multiple new business and startup ventures related to enhanced oil recovery, solar power, and nuclear project development.
Currently serving on the boards of the Women’s Foundation of Colorado and the Butterfly Foundation, Jamey leads the General Counsel Mentoring Program in Colorado. She also serves as an advisor to the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Women’s General Counsel Network, Women of M&A, and LaddHer Up. A recipient of the “2019 Outstanding Women in Business Awards, Large Corporation” from the Denver Business Journal, and the “2019 Trailblazer in Business” by Aspioneer, she was named “One of the 25 Most Powerful Women” by the Denver Chamber of Commerce. She was cited as a “Trailblazer in Energy Law” by the National Law Journal in 2017, one of the “Top 50 Women in Energy” by the Texas Diversity Council, and one of the “Top Women in Energy for 2016” by Texas Lawyer.
Jamey graduated from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law and received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Baylor University. She holds a Professional Certificate in Energy Innovation & Emerging Technologies from Stanford University, and is licensed to practice law in Texas and New York.