Susan Czochara is a senior vice president and a senior product manager for defined contribution solutions at Northern Trust Global Investments, the asset management arm of Northern Trust Company, Chicago. She is responsible for the development and positioning of all investment solutions designed for defined contribution plans including target retirement date investments. Susan has been in product management since 2000. Prior to her current role, she was a product manager in quantitative management and subsequently taxable fixed income. Her responsibilities included the coordination of marketing, reporting and compliance issues related to these products.
Susan joined Northern Trust in 1998 as audit team leader in the treasury investment management group. She supervised audit teams of varying sizes in the execution of investment related audits. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Susan was a senior auditor with National City. Susan received a BA from Miami University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. She is a certified public accountant and has attained her series 7 and 63 FINRA registrations.