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Stephen N. Potter

Stephen N. Potter

President, Asset Management
 
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Stephen N. Potter

Stephen N. Potter

President, Asset Management
 
Steve Potter is President of Northern Trust Asset Management, a role he assumed in 2008. He is also Executive Vice President of Northern Trust and is a member of the Corporation’s Management Group.

From 2001 until 2008, Steve was based in London and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Europe, Middle East and Africa overseeing all of Northern Trust's businesses in the region. He also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Trust Global Services, Ltd. and Chairman of Northern Trust Global Investments, Ltd. He previously served in London as Segment Head of International and Global Fund Services.

Prior to moving to London, Steve served in Chicago as Managing Director of the Institutional Group within Northern Trust Asset Management. In this role he was responsible for global strategic planning, marketing, product development, client servicing and sales related to the institutional asset management business. Steve joined Northern Trust in 1982 and has 33 years of experience within the financial services industry.

Steve holds a B.A. in economics and history from Duke University and an MBA with concentrations in marketing and finance from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

He is a member of the board and the executive committee of Rush University Medical Center. He also serves on the Duke University Trinity College Board of Visitors and the boards of the Solti Foundation, CFA Society Chicago and the British American Business Council. He is a member of the Financial Services Roundtable and serves as the Chairman of the Retirement Security Coalition. He is also a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, the Chicago Commonwealth Club, the London Capital Club and the Worshipful Company of International Bankers.
Bob Browne, CFA

Bob Browne, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
 
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Bob Browne, CFA

Bob Browne, CFA

Chief Investment Officer
 

Bob Browne is an Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for Northern Trust. He is a member of Northern Trust's Operating Group, reporting directly to the Management Group.

Bob chairs the firm’s Investment Policy Committee, which sets investment policy for all Northern Trust groups in all asset classes. He is responsible for investment performance, process and philosophy across multiple investment strategies including fixed income, active equity and passive investments. Bob joined Northern Trust in January 2009 and has more than 20 years of investment experience.

From 2004 until 2009, Bob worked for ING Investment Management and was the firm’s Chief Investment Officer for Fixed Income and Proprietary Investments. In this capacity, he oversaw $120 billion in assets under management across retail and institutional clients, as well as the firm’s own insurance assets. From 2002 to 2004, Bob was founder and Managing Partner of Picador Capital, an alternative investment firm. From 1999 to 2001, he was Co-Head of Americas Fixed Income for Merrill Lynch Investments and he also worked in the firm’s London office from 1997 to 1999 as a senior portfolio manager. Bob spent the first eight years of his career, from 1989 until 1997, at JP Morgan Investment working as a global fixed income and currency portfolio manager in the firm’s Tokyo and London offices.

Bob holds a B.A. with a major in economics from the College of the Holy Cross. He also has a Masters in international business studies from the University of South Carolina. Bob is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

Jason J Tyler

Jason J Tyler

Global Head, Institutional Group, Asset Management
 
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Jason J Tyler

Jason J Tyler

Global Head, Institutional Group, Asset Management
 

Jason Tyler is Executive Vice President and Global Head of the Institutional Group with oversight of institutional sales, client relationship management and advisory services, including the Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) practice.


Previously, Jason was the Head of Corporate Strategy at Northern Trust.  In this capacity, Jason was responsible for the coordination of strategic planning and merger and acquisition activity for the Company.

Jason joined Northern Trust from Ariel Investments, where he served as Senior Vice President and Director of Research Operations. Previously, he worked as First Vice President and Manager in Corporate Planning at Bank One/American National Bank in Chicago.

He earned an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business and an A.B. from Princeton University.
 
Jason is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and is a board member of Advance Illinois, Northwestern Memorial Foundation, One Million Degrees, and the Joffrey Ballet where he formerly served as Chairman.  Jason is a past contributor and guest market expert on Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg radio, ABC News, PBS, and Fox Business.
Wayne Bowers

Wayne Bowers

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer, Asset Management, EMEA & APAC
 
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Wayne Bowers

Wayne Bowers

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer, Asset Management, EMEA & APAC
 

 As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Northern Trust Asset Management, EMEA and APAC, Wayne is responsible for the continued growth and development of Northern Trust's investment business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Wayne also serves as Chief Investment Officer of international markets, as a Director of Japan, K.K. and is a member of the corporation's European Management Committee, which oversees all Northern Trust businesses in the EMEA region.

Before joining Northern Trust in 1999 as Director of Global Fixed Income, Wayne worked for ABN AMRO Bank and Hambros Bank, where he managed multi-instrument trading books and used foreign exchange and interest rate derivative markets to extract relative value opportunities.  He has more than 20 years of experience as a portfolio manager, proprietary trader and market maker within multi-instrument, multi-currency environments.

Jim McDonald

Jim McDonald

Chief Investment Strategist
 
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Jim McDonald

Jim McDonald

Chief Investment Strategist
 

Jim McDonald is an Executive Vice President and the Chief Investment Strategist for Northern Trust. In addition, he chairs the Northern Trust Tactical Asset Allocation Committee, is a member of the Investment Policy and Private Equity Investment Committees, and is trustee of the Northern Trust Alpha Strategies and Equity Long/Short Strategies Hedge Funds.

Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2001 as the Director of Equity Research, Jim was Director of Equity Research at ABN AMRO in New York and Chicago (1994-2000) and Equity Research Analyst at ABN AMRO following the Environmental Services Industry (1990-1994). He started his professional career in 1981 with Arthur Andersen & Co. in Detroit.

McDonald received a BBA from the University of Michigan and an MBA degree with high distinction from Babson College. He is a member of the CFA® Society of Chicago and a registered CPA in the State of Michigan.

Shundrawn A. Thomas

Shundrawn A. Thomas

Head of Funds and Managed Accounts Group
 
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Shundrawn A. Thomas

Shundrawn A. Thomas

Head of Funds and Managed Accounts Group
 

Shundrawn A. Thomas serves as Executive Vice President, Head of Funds and Managed Accounts Group. He principally oversees the development, management and distribution of Northern Funds, Northern Institutional Funds and FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds as well as related business activities. He also oversees the Managed Accounts practice which provides investment advisory solutions to existing clients and financial intermediaries. His broad executive responsibilities involve developing long-term strategy, executing operating plans, managing client and vendor relationships and developing and retaining talented professionals.

Previously, Shundrawn served as President and Chief Executive of Northern Trust Securities, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Northern Trust Corporation. In addition to his general management responsibilities, he was responsible for overseeing financial management and working with regulators including FINRA and the Securities and Exchange Commission. He also served as Head of Corporate Strategy for Northern Trust Corporation. As a direct report to the Chief Executive Officer, he supported executive management with key strategic planning initiatives. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Shundrawn served as a vice president for Goldman Sachs and held positions in sales, trading and research with Morgan Stanley.

Shundrawn received a B.S. degree in accounting from Florida A&M University and an MBA degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has also completed executive education programs in corporate strategy at Chicago Booth School of Business and corporate governance at University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business. Shundrawn currently holds FINRA series 7, 63 and 24 securities licenses. Shundrawn currently serves as a trustee for Wheaton College and as a board director of the Florida A&M University Foundation. Shundrawn is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago. His civic involvement has afforded him the opportunity to speak and lecture nationally on topics including leadership, strategy, investment management and professional development.

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Sales and Client Servicing

 
 
John O. Keshner

John O. Keshner

Managing Director, Senior Client Investment Officer and Practice Lead, Multi-Manager Solutions Group
 
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John O. Keshner

John O. Keshner

Managing Director, Senior Client Investment Officer and Practice Lead, Multi-Manager Solutions Group
 

John Keshner is a Managing Director, Senior Client Investment Officer and Practice Lead within Northern Trust’s Multi-Manager Solutions business. 

In his position, John is focused on helping clients build and develop best-in-class investment management solutions for their portfolios. Recognizing that each client’s needs are unique, he will help set the course for your investment program and guide the development of investment policies, asset allocation recommendations, investment manager search, selection and oversight, portfolio construction, and ongoing monitoring and continuous improvement of investment programs.

John chairs Northern Trust’s Endowment and Foundation Investment Committee and serves on Northern Trust’s Investment Policy Committee. As a member of these committees, John is actively involved in the approval of significant strategy recommendations and managers before they are implemented in any client portfolios.

John authors an annual white paper on strategic asset allocation for endowments and foundations. He has also written papers on “The Five Pillars: Risk Management for Endowed, Perpetual Charitable Entities” and “Capturing the Illiquidity Premium – Exploring Return Synergy with Private Equity”.

Before joining Northern Trust, John was a Vice President at the private banking firm Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. John’s previous experience includes eight years as an investment banker with John Nuveen & Co. Incorporated, initiating and executing merger and acquisition and capital raising transactions.
John has a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from The University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from The University of Texas. He has completed the Certified Investment Management Analyst program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the Strategic Business Leadership program at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Don Pollak

Don Pollak

Head of Client Service, Asset Management
 
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Don Pollak

Don Pollak

Head of Client Service, Asset Management
 
Don Pollak is Head of Client Service for the Institutional Asset Management business. His team works side by side with Investment Relationship Managers (IRM), Client Investment Officers and Investment Specialists within the OCIO business, Consultant Callers, and DC Solutions, to implement investment strategies for our clients.

Throughout his career at Northern Trust, Don has held various roles within the business units. He joined Asset Management from the Investment Risk and Analytical Services group, where he had responsibility for analysis and interpretation of clients’ investment program performance.  Within Asset Management, his experience includes roles in product, portfolio and client management.    

He earned a B.S. degree, cum laude, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a Registered FINRA Principal with Series 3, 7, 24, and 63 Licenses. Don is a member of the CFA® Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago.
Chris Doell, CFA

Chris Doell, CFA

Head of Institutional Relationship Management, Asset Management
 
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Chris Doell, CFA

Chris Doell, CFA

Head of Institutional Relationship Management, Asset Management
 
Chris Doell, CFA, is a Senior Vice President and Head of Institutional Relationship Management for the Northern Trust Asset Management Institutional Group. Chris' team is responsible for the development of customized investment strategies and servicing of investment clients within Asset Management’s institutional segment.

Prior to his current position, Chris served from 2009 through 2011 as Head of Client Relations - North America within Northern Trust's Global Securities Lending practice and was responsible for all of Northern Trust's securities lending client relationships in North America. In that role, he led a team of Relationship Managers and New Business Development Strategists to ensure high quality, unrivaled service and innovative solutions were provided to all of Northern Trust's existing and prospective securities lending clients. Chris also served for several years as leader of the middle-market institutional sales/servicing team for Northern Trust Asset Management. Additionally, he has acted as a Relationship Manager and Account Manager for large institutional asset servicing clients in Northern Trust's Corporate & Institutional Services unit.

Chris received a B.S. degree in finance with an accounting emphasis from Marquette University and an MBA degree with concentrations in marketing, finance, and management strategy from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a CFA® charterholder and earned the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation in 2006. He is a member of CFA Society Chicago and is a Registered FINRA Principal with Series 7, 24, and 63 Licenses.
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Equity Investment Strategies

 
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Cash & Fixed Income Strategies

 
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Multi-Manager Strategies

 
 
Joseph W. McInerney

Joseph W. McInerney

Managing Executive, Multi-Manager Solutions
 
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Joseph W. McInerney

Joseph W. McInerney

Managing Executive, Multi-Manager Solutions
 

Joseph McInerney is Managing Executive of Northern Trust Multi-Manager Solutions.  Prior to his current position, Joseph served as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for the group, responsible for the day-to-day operations and administration processes of Northern Trust Multi-Manager Solutions as well as the continued development of its infrastructure, operations, technology and strategy. 

Prior to this role, Joseph served as the Senior Product Manager for alternative investments, responsible for the development, evaluation and maintenance of Northern Trust's hedge fund of funds and private equity fund of funds programs for both personal and institutional markets.  Previously, he led the audit group responsible for the oversight of the treasury and investment management functions of Northern Trust. Before joining Northern Trust, he worked as a senior bank examiner for the State of Illinois Office of Banks and Real Estate. 

He holds an MBA with a concentration in finance from DePaul University and a B.A. from Northern Illinois University.

Christopher E. Vella, CFA

Christopher E. Vella, CFA

Managing Director, Multi-Manager Solutions
 
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Christopher E. Vella, CFA

Christopher E. Vella, CFA

Managing Director, Multi-Manager Solutions
 

Christopher E. Vella, CFA, is a Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Northern Trust Multi-Manager Solutions with responsibility for manager research and portfolio construction processes across the group. He is responsible for the global manager research platform at Northern Trust, consisting of approximately $75 billion in assets under management, across more than 200 investment strategies. He manages a team of more than 25 investment professionals across all traditional asset classes. The team covers all external manager relationships on behalf of Northern Trust's private and institutional clientele.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Christopher was a founding member of Goldman Sach's external manager business, which consists of institutional and private client assets. While at Goldman Sachs, he managed the international and emerging markets equity team. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Christopher spent close to 6 years at SEI Investments working primarily on international equity and emerging markets equity manager research. He has 20 years of manager research experience.

He received a B.S. magna cum laude in finance with a minor in applied mathematics from Lehigh University and was elected into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He is a member of the New York Society of Financial Analysts. Christopher is a CFA® charterholder and holds the FINRA Series 7 and 63 registrations.

Richard C. Campbell, CFA

Richard C. Campbell, CFA

Senior Investment Program Strategist and Director
 
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Richard C. Campbell, CFA

Richard C. Campbell, CFA

Senior Investment Program Strategist and Director
 

Rick Campbell is a Senior Investment Program Strategist and Director at Northern Trust in Chicago. Rick works with retirement plans, foundations, endowments, not-for-profits, and health care organizations to help them achieve their investment goals through the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of their investment programs. He serves on the Hedge Fund Oversight Committee and Private Equity Investment Committee of Northern Trust’s Multi-Manager Solutions practice.

Rick has had a variety of investment management experiences since joining Northern Trust in 1979, including product management responsibility for Northern Trust’s multi-manager capabilities, serving as Portfolio Specialist for an International Equity portfolio management team, and general management with an emphasis on client servicing functions.

Rick received an MBA from the University of Chicago, his Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent College of Law, and his B.A. from Oberlin College. He is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of the CFA  Institute and Chicago CFA Society.

 
John M. McCareins, CAIA, CIMA

John M. McCareins, CAIA, CIMA

Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Asset Management
 
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John M. McCareins, CAIA, CIMA

John M. McCareins, CAIA, CIMA

Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Asset Management
 

John leads Northern Trust’s Asset Management business across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. He is responsible for strategic growth initiatives an oversees investment strategy, relationship management and sales teams based in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Australia, as well as global equity portfolio management and dealing from Hong Kong.   John serves on Northern Trust's APAC Business Resource Council, Global Business Leadership Council, Global ESG Council, and the APAC Strategic Philanthropic Committee.

 

John previously was the head of the Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) practice focused on Retirement Assets within Northern Trust’s Multi-Manager Solutions group. He led a team that oversaw multi-asset programmes with more than US$60 billion in assets for asset owners globally. John’s previous experience also includes client relationship management with Northern Trust and mutual fund and sub-advisory product development at T. Rowe Price.

 

John earned his Masters of Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Northwestern University. John is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation and has attained the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation. He is also an Accredited Asset Management Specialist designee and a Certified Treasury Professional designee.

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Defined Contribution Strategies

 
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Funds and Managed Accounts

 
 
Marie E. Dzanis, CIMA

Marie E. Dzanis, CIMA

Head of Intermediary Sales
 
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Marie E. Dzanis, CIMA

Marie E. Dzanis, CIMA

Head of Intermediary Sales
 

Marie is Senior Vice President and Head of Intermediary Sales. She is responsible for establishing Northern Trust’s presence in the intermediary market, recruiting and retaining talented sales professionals, as well as developing significant relationships across important industry channels.

Marie has over 24 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Northern Trust in June 2011, she held executive and leadership positions at iShares/Blackrock, JPMorgan Asset Management, and Smith Barney. She has managed multiple channels and has grown several lines of business in the institutional and intermediary space including securities lending and trading, product development, product sales, sales management and branch management. Marie started in the industry as a financial advisor.

Marie is a graduate of The Catholic University of America (B.A. in Political Theory), the Stanford University Executive Education Program, and the Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education Program. She received her CIMA® at University of California, Berkeley and is a member and Chairwoman of the Specialty Conference Committees for IMCA®. She also is on the ETF committee for Money Management Institute and currently holds her FINRA Series 7, 24 & 66 Licenses. She serves on the Women’s Board of the University of Chicago Cancer Foundation.

Peter Ewing

Peter Ewing

Director, Product Management, Exchange Traded Funds Group
 
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Peter Ewing

Peter Ewing

Director, Product Management, Exchange Traded Funds Group
 

Peter Ewing is the Director of Northern Trust’s Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) Product Management. He is responsible for the oversight and management of the operations of the firm’s ETF products across various external and internal parties that provide investment, operational or administrative support (e.g., the fund accountant, fund administrator, custodian, transfer agent, ETF distributor, middle-office, market makers, authorized participants, index providers, etc.).

Before rejoining Northern Trust in August 2010, Peter was the Chief Operating Officer of Guggenheim Transparent Value, with management responsibilities for all of Transparent Value’s investment products and services. From 2006 to 2009, he headed the development and operations of Northern Trust’s previous ETF initiative, as Managing Director. Peter also headed the strategic business and product development functions at PlusFunds Group, Inc., a platform of separately managed hedge-fund accounts. From 2001 to 2003, he was Director of Product Development and Director of Investment Products at Rydex Investments, with responsibility for the development and management of several new registered and private investment products, especially alternative investment products. From 1999 to 2000, Peter had product development responsibilities at BGI, where he was an early member of the iShares launch team.

Peter holds a B.A. from Colby College in Music History. As a representative of Northern Trust and FlexShares ETFs, he serves as a member of the Investment Company Institute’s ETF Committee.

Lloyd A. Wennlund

Lloyd A. Wennlund

President, Northern Funds & Northern Institutional Funds
 
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Lloyd A. Wennlund

Lloyd A. Wennlund

President, Northern Funds & Northern Institutional Funds
 

Lloyd A. Wennlund is an Executive Vice President at Northern Trust in Chicago. He is also President of Northern Funds and Northern Institutional Funds. In addition, he’s the Practice Executive leading our defined contribution activities within Northern Trust Asset Management.

Prior responsibilities at Northern Trust have included President of Northern Trust Securities (1997-2008), Head of Product Management for Northern Trust Asset Managment (2004-2008), and Director of Marketing for Wealth Management (1994-1997). He was named a Senior Vice President in September 1995, and an Executive Vice President in October 2003. Lloyd joined Northern Trust as a Vice President in Northern Trust Securities, Inc. in June 1989. Previously, he was President of Midwest Financial Group Brokerage Services and Midwest Financial Life Insurance.

Lloyd received a B.S. from Valparaiso University and holds the FINRA Series 7, 24, and 53 registrations.

Lloyd is a governor of the Investment Company Institute Board of Governors and a member of its executive committee.  He is a member of the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Private Client Committee and Private Client Steering Group, a member of the Bond Club of Chicago and a member of the Chicago Advisory Board of the Salvation Army.  Lloyd is also Director of The Northern Trust Company of Connecticut.

 
Peter M. Jacobs

Peter M. Jacobs

Senior Investment Product Manager
 
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Peter M. Jacobs

Peter M. Jacobs

Senior Investment Product Manager
 

Peter M. Jacobs is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust in Chicago. He is a Senior Investment Product Manager and is responsible for mutual fund product management of Northern Funds and Northern Institutional Funds.

Peter joined Northern Trust in April 2005 with 18 years of experience in the financial services industry. Most recently, he was Director of Product Management at Deutsche Bank.

Peter received a B.A. from Stanford University and holds FINRA Series 7 and 24 registrations.

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Alternative Strategies

 
 
Robert Morgan

Robert Morgan

Managing Director, 50 South Capital
 
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Robert Morgan

Robert Morgan

Managing Director, 50 South Capital
 

Robert P. Morgan is a Senior Vice President and Managing Director for 50 South Capital, with management responsibility for the alternative asset investments areas of 50 South Capital. He had previously been Director of Private Equity, a position he held since co-founding the Private Equity funds group, and an area in which he remains heavily involved.

Prior to joining 50 South Capital, he worked as a Director at Frye-Louis Capital Advisors, LLC (FLCA), a Chicago-based private equity investment manager, and was responsible for all of the operations of FLCA, including the management of a private equity fund-of-funds. Prior to joining FLCA, he worked for Heller Financial, Inc., a middle-market commercial finance company which was later acquired by General Electric. Mr. Morgan was a Senior Vice President at Heller and was responsible for its private equity programs. Within Heller, he held several roles, including positions in the Corporate Finance Group, Corporate Credit and Heller Equity Capital Corporation, Heller’s captive private equity fund. He has invested in over 100 private equity funds covering the buyout, venture capital, structured high yield, real estate and international markets. While at Heller, he also oversaw a direct equity co-investment program which totaled approximately 20 investments. Prior to attending business school, he worked for a commercial bank in North Carolina.

Mr. Morgan is a board member for the Illinois Venture Capital Association and several fund advisory boards. He received his B.A. in economics from Wake Forest University and an MBA from Emory University.

Bradley M. Dorchinecz

Bradley M. Dorchinecz

Director, Private Equity Group
50 South Capital
 
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Bradley M. Dorchinecz

Bradley M. Dorchinecz

Director, Private Equity Group
50 South Capital
 

Bradley M. Dorchinecz is a Senior Vice President and the Director of the Private Equity Group for 50 South Capital, a group he co-founded. Mr. Dorchinecz oversees all aspects of the investment process for primary, secondary and direct co-investments. This includes sourcing, and analyzing venture capital and buyout investment opportunities in the United States, Europe and Asia. He is responsible for fundraising, asset allocation and portfolio management activities for the Private Equity Group. He has made and overseen commitments to over 90 venture capital and buyout funds and 15 secondary investments. Mr. Dorchinecz also is a voting member of Northern Trust’s Investment Policy Committee. He was previously an investment professional at Mercantile Capital Partners, a venture capital and growth equity fund located in Northbrook, Illinois. Prior to Mercantile, he spent five years at Heller Financial, a middle-market commercial finance company which was later acquired by General Electric. At Heller, he was an Assistant Vice President in the Corporate Finance Group and Heller Business Credit. He worked with Bob Morgan while at Heller.

Mr. Dorchinecz is a member of the Advisory Boards for Trinity Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, Aleph Ventures, Tower Arch Capital, Endless, and Sterling Partners. He speaks frequently at industry conferences, including Super Return, Venture Capital Journal's Venture Alpha, the British Venture Capital Association’s Venture Forum, the Association for Corporate Growth Conference, and the European Venture Capital Association Middle Market Buyout Forum.

Mr. Dorchinecz graduated with High Honors from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign with a degree in finance and received his MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.

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SRI & ESG Strategies

 
Mamadou-Abou Sarr

Mamadou-Abou Sarr

Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance Investing, Asset Management
 
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Mamadou-Abou Sarr

Mamadou-Abou Sarr

Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance Investing, Asset Management
 
Mamadou-Abou Sarr is the Global Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing at Northern Trust Asset Management where he is responsible for ESG innovation and product development across our array of asset class capabilities. Mamadou has a key role within Northern Trust to proactively develop new ideas to ensure that ESG thinking remains central to our business development.

Mamadou has also a strong link to the Global Equity Strategist team supporting the advancement of our engineered equity product positioning, capabilities, and business in EMEA and APAC regions. 

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Mamadou worked for HSBC Global Asset Management as a quantitative product specialist responsible for quantitative strategies across all asset classes in EMEA.  Before HSBC, Mamadou worked within the Business Development Service department at Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) where he covered portable alpha and liability driven strategies. Prior to this position Mamadou worked as a fund of hedge fund marketing analyst at Amundi Alternative Investments covering Commodity Trading Advisor and Global Macro funds. Mamadou started his career as a FX Sales Trader for Citigroup based in Senegal.

Mamadou received his B.A. in economics from the Université Jean Monnet and holds a Specialised Master in international project management from the European School of Management (ESCP Europe), Paris.  Additionally, he holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and received the Islamic Finance Qualification (IFQ) from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI). Mamadou is an Associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (ACSI) and a member of the CFA UK Institute. Mamadou is the chair person for the UNPRI Listed Equity Steering Committee and a member of its outreach sub-committee.  In September 2014 he was named in the Financial News “Top 40 under 40 Rising Stars in Asset Management”.
Connie Lindsey

Connie Lindsey

Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion
 
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Connie Lindsey

Connie Lindsey

Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion
 
Connie L. Lindsey is Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity & Inclusion at Northern Trust, Chicago. She is responsible for the design and implementation of the global Corporate Social Responsibility and Global Diversity and Inclusion strategy for Northern Trust and the development of goals, policies, and programs appropriate to the brand and business unit strategies. In addition, Ms. Lindsey provides oversight and leadership to the firm’s response to environmental matters as well as social issues, within the marketplace, workplace, and the community.

Prior to becoming the Head of CSR, Ms. Lindsey led the client servicing teams in the Public Entities and Institutions segment in the Corporate & Institutional Services business, serving public fund and not-for-profit clients. Over the course of her Northern Trust career, she has held a number of leadership roles, including Deputy Business Head in Operations and Technology, Group Head in Northern Trust’s Wealth Management business, Director of Enterprise Relationship Management, and Manager in Treasury Management Consulting and Product Management and holds the Certified Treasury Professional designation.

Ms. Lindsey is the immediate Past National Board President of Girl Scouts of the USA. She joined the Girl Scouts board in 2005 and was elected National Board President, the highest-ranking volunteer of this 2.7 million-member organization, in 2008 for a three-year term. She was re-elected to the role of National Board President at the 2011 convention for another three-year term. In this role she provided guidance in three vital areas—policy, fund-raising, and leadership. She was an integral part of the Girl Scout transformation, committed to building and sustaining membership growth and ensuring girls receive a premier leadership development experience.

Ms. Lindsey is a member of the ASEC Sustainability Assurance and Advisory Task Force, Economic Club of Chicago, Executive Leadership Council, and Vision 2020’s Leadership Circle. She also serves on several civic and charitable boards including: Advisory Board of the Center for Green Schools (Founding Member); Executives' Club of Chicago; Friends of Prentice Board at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Vice President, Philanthropy Co-Chair); Leadership Greater Chicago (Fellow); Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; McCormick Theological Seminary (Trustee); Metropolitan Club; YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago.

Ms. Lindsey attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she majored in finance and has completed the Harvard Business School Executive Education Corporate Social Responsibility program. She is a public and motivational speaker on topics of diversity and inclusion, corporate responsibility, leadership, and personal and professional empowerment.

Ms. Lindsey has been profiled on national television on PBS’ 30GoodMinutes and ABC’s Heart and Soul. She has been recognized for her leadership professionally and in the community by the Chicago United’s Business Leaders of Color Award, YWCA Outstanding Leader Award in Community Leadership, National Diversity Council’s Most Powerful and Influential Women Award, Women’s Bar Association of Illinois-Advocacy Award, Ebony Magazine’s 2009 Power 150, Alpha Kappa Alpha Women Changing the World Award, Life Directions-Guiding Light Award, and the Chicago Defender Women of Excellence Award. In 2011 Ms. Lindsey was honored with the Spirit of Achievement award by Loretto Hospital Foundation. She was the first woman to receive the award in its eight year history. The recognition established the Connie L. Lindsey, Cancer Resource Center at Loretto Hospital in Chicago. She is an Inroads, Inc. Alumna and has been inducted into the Inroads Alumni Hall of Fame.
 
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