Chief Financial Officer, Asset Management
Ryan Wickert is the chief financial officer of Northern Trust Asset Management. He is responsible for assessing, evaluating and communicating financial performance of the organization with respect to operational and strategic goals, as well as providing insights and recommendations to both short-term and long-term growth plans of the organization.
Prior to joining the asset management business, he spent six years in Northern Trust’s wealth management business in several finance roles, including chief finance officer for the central region.
Ryan joined Northern Trust in 2010 in the controller’s group, where he helped implement the firm’s first global transfer pricing policy. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Ryan held various finance roles at several multi-national organizations (ranging from Fortune 50 to Fortune 500) across multiple industries including technology, retail and manufacturing.
Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Saint Xavier University, a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Illinois, and a MBA from Northwestern University with concentrations in strategy, managerial economics and organizational behavior. He also holds a certification in conflict/dispute resolution and mediation.
Ryan serves on the board of directors of the Naperville Area Humane Society, chairing its finance committee.