Michele L. Havens, CFP
President, Los Angeles
Michele Havens serves as the Los Angeles Region President for Northern Trust. In this position she is responsible for overseeing the investment management, trust, estate, private and business banking business in the greater Los Angeles Region.
Previously, Michele served as the Seattle Region President providing oversight to the Washington Northern Trust office. Prior to her tenure as president, Michele was Managing Director and Senior Investment Officer in Seattle, administering investment counsel to high net worth individuals. She joined Northern Trust in 2000, beginning as a portfolio manager in the Los Angeles office. While in California, Michele worked closely with clients, foundations and nonprofit agencies. Prior to her tenure at Northern Trust, Michele worked in New York as a private client advisor for J. P. Morgan & Co.
Michele earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in finance and marketing from Boston College. She later received her MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and currently serves on the alumni networks executive board. She holds a Certified Financial Planner®, CFP® designation and is a member of the Financial Planning Association. Michele was awarded the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award in 2010. She is also a member of the LA Legends Club,Vistage International and the Los Angeles Women’s Leadership Council.