Susan H. Mallory is the Global Banking Practice Executive for Personal Financial Services, Northern Trust. In her role, she is responsible for all of Northern Trust's banking strategy and activities domestically and globally for families and individuals of wealth. She has thirty four years of experience in the financial services industry. The majority of Susan's career has been spent as a middle market Commercial Banker providing financial, banking and financial advice to privately-held companies and the owners of those companies, as well as real estate developers and investors. In addition to her leadership responsibilities, Susan works with families and individuals to build, grow and transfer wealth.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Master of Arts degree in Diplomacy and World Affairs from Occidental College, Los Angeles.
Susan currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Occidental College and on the boards of the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, the Geffen Playhouse and the Trusteeship. She has served on numerous boards over the past twenty years focused on education, the arts and culture, as well as, human and animal services. In addition to a number of leadership roles on boards, she served as president the Board of Trustees of the Bishop’s School and was a founding board member and president of the board of UCSD Athena.
Susan is a member of The Pacific Council on International Policy, The Beverly Hills Literary Society, where she most recently served as Chapter Leader, The California Club, The Northern Trust Open Legends Club, The Trusteeship, an affiliate of the International Women's Forum, Women Corporate Directors, Organization of Women Executives, the Junior League of Los Angeles, as well as both ZLAC and San Diego Rowing Clubs. She is actively involved in animal welfare organizations and rescue.
Susan has been the recipient of many awards, notably, the San Diego County YMCA’s 2001 Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Dignity Award for volunteerism. Susan also received the 2001 Individual Athena Pinnacle Award and the 2003 Director of the Year Award for non-profit board governance and community contributions given by the Corporate Directors Forum. In 2004, Susan was named one of San Diego’s 10 “Cool Women” by Girl Scouts of San Diego and was awarded the 2005 San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce Chairman’s Award, along with the other members of the Government Interface Committee.