R. Michael Strickland is a Senior Vice President at the Managing Director of the Palm Beach, Florida office at Northern Trust.
Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2007, he was the Managing Director and Division President at U.S. Trust. From 2002 to 2004, he was the Vice Chairman at Sun Trust Bank of South Florida. From 1999 to 2002, he was the Chief Banking/ Operating Officer of Republic Security Bank. From 1998 to 1999, he was the Market President at NationalBank. From 1985 to 1998 he was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Barnett Bank of Palm Beach County, which was sold to Bank of America. He began his career in 1973 at Barnett Bank of Central Florida.
Michael received a B.A.,M.B.A. and Doctor of Laws degree from Rollins College. He is a graduate of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University as well as the Program of Management Development at Harvard Business School.
Michael is a Trustee at Rollins College, The Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation, Inc., and Marshall and Vera Lee Rinker Foundation. He is the Chairman of the 1st Capital Campaign at Rollins College, a consultant to the Marshall E. Rinker Sr. Foundation, Director of the Palm Beach Country Black Business Investment Corporation.