Ali K. Bleecker is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust in Chicago. As Deputy Managing Director of the Fixed Income, Ali is responsible for high-quality core fixed income portfolio management, the Fixed Income Research team, the Fixed Income Product Team, and the Fixed Income Operations team. Ali provides management, product support/development, and investment strategy oversight for individual and institutional accounts, as well as mutual funds. As Director of Fixed Income Research, Ali manages a team of taxable and tax-exempt analysts that provides fundamental credit research in support of all fixed income products. In addition, Ali is responsible for developing the appropriate operational and technical infrastructure for Fixed Income and manages a team of support analysts. Prior to this position, Ali was the Director of Short Duration and Global Fixed Income, and was portfolio manager for various money market mutual funds and other cash management products.
Before joining Northern Trust in 2000, Ali was assistant Treasurer at Banca di Roma, managing the mismatched balance sheet risk. She received a B.A. in Economics, with honors, from Indiana University and a MBA from the University of Chicago.