Chief Operating Officer
Jana R. Schreuder is a member of the Northern Trust Executive Management Group and is the Chief Operating Officer. Based at the company’s headquarters in Chicago, Jana leads Northern Trust’s business enablement activities for the global enterprise which includes: Business model and data architecture; Change management resourcing and governance; Client and partner experience research; Operations; Product development and Technology.
Prior to her current role, Jana was President of Wealth Management which provides investment management, fiduciary consulting, financial planning, private banking and other advisory services designed to assist successful individuals and families in growing, protecting and transferring their wealth. She previously was President of Operations & Technology responsible for the technology infrastructure and applications development as well as custody and banking operations that support Northern Trust’s global business. Her initial executive Management Group role was as Head of Risk Management, responsible for overseeing the management of credit, market, fiduciary, operating, compliance, and strategic risk across all segments of our global business.
Earlier leadership roles include: Group Head of the Public Entities and Institutions Segment responsible for client servicing and sales in the Corporate and Institutional Services Business Unit; President and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Trust Retirement Consulting, L.L.C. (NTRC) in Atlanta, Georgia which delivered Actuarial/Consulting, Defined Contribution Outsourcing, Defined Benefit Outsourcing, Comprehensive Benefit Statements, and Education/Communication services; Head of Wealth Management National Services and was responsible for overseeing the development, management, and servicing of nationally focused products/services, as well as implementing consistent service standards and policies across the multi-state office network; Northern Trust’s E-Commerce Director which facilitated the development of digital business/strategies.
Jana joined Northern Trust in 1980 as an employee benefits accountant. During her extensive career, she has also managed such areas as Securities Operations, Information Delivery and Risk and Performance Services.
Jana is currently a Director-Entrust Datacard Corporation; Director & Treasurer-Chicago Public Education Fund; Director-Lifepoint Health, Inc.; Director-Lyric Opera Chicago; Member-The Committee of 200 (C200); Co-Chair-Chicago Chapter of Women Corporate Directors (WCD); Member-The Chicago Network.