Director of Community Affairs
Deborah A. Liverett is a Senior Vice President at The Northern Trust Company, Chicago. Deborah manages the Community Affairs Division, which is responsible for Northern Trust’s philanthropic initiatives and funding globally. In this role, she is also responsible for the development and coordination of board placements for senior and executive management as well as employee volunteerism efforts in civic, cultural, educational, social service and community development activities. Since assuming the role of Director of Community Affairs in 2004, Northern Trust's has given in excess of $100 million dollars to some of Chicago’s neediest individuals as well as underserved areas around the globe.
Deborah currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Women In Leadership initiative and has served on the Northern Trust Black Business Resource Council (BBRC) as the Vice President of Professional Development. She is also a board trustee for Rainbows for All Children.
Deborah joined Northern Trust as an Officer in July 1993, was named a Second Vice President in January 1995, and a Vice President in July 1999. Previously, she was associated with Cole Taylor Bank and First of America Bank.
Deborah received a B.S. degree from North Carolina Central University where she graduated magna cum laude.
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