Executive Team

Bill Harrelson

Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

Mr. Harrelson joined Golden Spread in the Spring of 2012 as Associate General Counsel. Mr. Harrelson was selected Chief Legal Officer in July, 2016 and Chief Compliance Officer in August, 2019. Bill is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law with over 35 years of legal experience. After serving as General Counsel to the Missouri Public Service Commission, Bill handled major regulatory proceedings before the Texas Public Utility Commission for an investor-owned electric utility. Bill went on to represent former telecommunication giant, MCI, as Senior Counsel for Regulatory Affairs in the Western Region, leading MCI’s strategic regulatory initiatives and litigation before the California PUC and other commissions in the West, as well as negotiating and arbitrating complex interconnection agreements with AT&T and Verizon. In private practice, Bill handled regulatory, court and appellate proceedings for several corporate clients, he also obtained a Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property Law, with Honors.