Wealth Management Expert Biography

Marc Borghans, CEFA, CPWA

Marc Borghans, CEFA, CPWA

Senior Portfolio Manager
Marc Borghans is a Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at The Northern Trust Company in Chicago. In his Wealth Advisory capacity, Marc delivers comprehensive investment solutions, including global asset allocation and security selection, to high net-worth individuals and families.

Marc joined Northern Trust in July, 2008. From 2002 until 2008, he was Chief Equity Strategist of LaSalle Bank Wealth Management in Chicago. He directed macro and sector strategy for LaSalle’s investment accounts and served on the firm’s Asset Allocation Committee and Trust Investment Committee. In addition, he managed LaSalle’s flagship U.S. large-cap equity portfolio for private clients, endowments and foundations. From 2005 until 2008, he also was a member of ABN AMRO Global Asset Management’s Investment Policy Committee. From 1988 until 1995, Marc was a portfolio manager at ABN AMRO Asset Management in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, serving European and Asian private and institutional client accounts. Marc also took on various investment research projects, including assignments in Singapore and Hong Kong and at consultancy McKinsey & Company. From 1985 until 1988, Marc was a project and policy analyst at the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, focused on multilateral financial development cooperation at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Marc has obtained the Certified EFFAS Financial Analyst (CEFA) designation. He has a Master’s degree in International Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics, both from Tilburg University in The Netherlands. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago.

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