Wealth Management Expert Biography

Andrea Hasten, CPA, JD, MBA

Andrea Hasten, CPA, JD, MBA

Director of Life Transition Services
Andrea O. Hasten is a Senior Vice President at The Northern Trust Company, Chicago. She is the Division Manager of the Estate Settlement Services and Guardianship Administration Divisions. She is responsible for the supervision of a group of professionals who administer complex estates of decedents, taxable trusts, court supervised and independent administration probate estates. Hasten also manages the Guardianship Administration Group which administers accounts of disabled children and adults, and other court supervised guardianship accounts. Her duties include decisions involving sophisticated estate planning, legal issues, sensitive family situations and complex property management. She also coordinates activities related to tax and investment issues with internal and outside advisors.

Hasten joined Northern Trust in 1988 as a Vice President and was promoted to Senior Vice President in July, 1997. She has managed the Tax Division and the Financial Consulting Centers at Northern Trust. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Hasten was a Vice President at Rose & Company Investment Brokers, Inc., which was acquired by Charles Schwab. She was a stockbroker and managed the trading and sales people. She also worked as an outside consultant to Northern Trust.

Hasten received a B.S. degree from MacMurray College, an M.B.A. degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and a J.D. degree from the Chicago Kent College of Law. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Series 7 securities license.

Hasten is a member of the Illinois CPA Society. She is Chairman of the Board at the Admiral at the Lake Retirement Home, Regent at Lincoln Academy of Illinois, Director of the Cuneo Foundation, and a Member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Chicago Estate Planning Council. She is licensed to practice law in Illinois. Andrea received the distinguished alumna award from MacMurray College in 2000.

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