Jim McDonald is Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Strategist for Northern Trust.
In addition, he chairs the Tactical Asset Allocation Committee, is a member of the Investment Policy and Private Equity Investment Committees, and is trustee of the Northern Trust Alpha Strategies Hedge Fund.
Prior to joining Northern Trust as a Senior Vice President in 2001, McDonald was Director of Research at ABN AMRO in New York and Chicago (1994-2000) and Equity Research Analyst at ABN AMRO following the Environmental Services Industry (1990-1994). He started his professional career in 1981 with Arthur Andersen & Co. in Detroit.
McDonald received a B.B.A. degree from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. degree with high distinction from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. He is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago and a registered CPA in the State of Michigan.