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Wealth Management Expert Biography

John McGowan

John McGowan

National Leader, LGBT & Non-Traditional Family Practice

John McGowan, Senior Vice President, is the National Practice Leader for the LGBT & Non-Traditional Family Practice. John ensures appropriate financial planning expertise and solutions are brought to Northern Trust's relationships with LGBT individuals, same-sex couples and LGBT-based not-for-profit organizations. He is also responsible for seeing that Northern Trust's services remain effective as the legal and tax landscape for the LGBT community evolves at state and national levels.

Prior to his current role, John was a member of the Global Family and Private Investment Offices, where he saw the delivery of investment advisory, investment management, custody, private banking, fiduciary and tax services to U.S. and international families of substantial wealth. John has been with Northern Trust for 12 years.

John holds his B.S. in Mathematics from Loyola University of Chicago, and his M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago. He is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®).

John is on the board of the Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago. He is also affiliated with The Nature Conservancy, Lambda Legal, Center on Halsted, Howard Brown Health Center, and Financial Planning Association.

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Central Bank Change -- Key Factors to Consider

March 30, 2015 - Wayne Bowers
How have recent central bank decisions affected global markets? Our Chief Investment Officer for EMEA & APAC, Wayne Bowers, shares his key factors to consider. WATCH

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