David C. Blowers is an Executive Vice President of The Northern Trust Company. He serves as President and CEO of the bank's Midwest Region, which includes direct oversight of the bank's 16 locations in the Chicago area, as well as offices in St. Louis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Cleveland, Bloomfield Hills, Grosse Pointe, and Grand Rapids.
Most recently, Dave served as President of Northern's personal businesses in Illinois. Prior to that, he had spent his entire career on the institutional side of Northern where he held such roles as General Manager of the bank’s London Branch, Regional Manager for Northern’s large corporate ERISA and commercial banking business in the Eastern region of the United States and Deputy General Manager of Northern Trust’s Hong Kong Branch. He also ran Northern Trust’s large corporate banking and trust activities in the Chicago marketplace for six years.
Dave received an MBA degree in finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, and a BA degree in government from Lawrence University. He is an executive committee member of the Board of Managers of the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago; Vice Chairman of both the Harris Theater for Music and Dance and WTTW/Network Chicago; and a director of the Friends of Prentice. He is also a member of the Fellows Association of Leadership Greater Chicago, The Economic Club of Chicago, the Chicago Club, and Exmoor Country Club.
Dave and his wife, Luann, have three children. They reside in Lake Forest, IL.