Wealth Management Expert
Director of Client Development, Central Region
As Director of Client Development, Central Region, Brayton oversees all client development functions within the Central Region, which includes client engagement, new business and marketing. He works closely with offices, teams and partners to develop plans on how best to serve the complex needs of our clients, prospects and professional advisors and drive growth.
Prior to serving as Director of Client Development in the Central Region, he served as Senior Managing Director of the Lake Forest office, where he proactively coordinated the expertise of a team of seasoned professionals to meet the complex financial needs of a high net worth individuals and families. This specialized team focuses on providing investment management, fiduciary, private banking and wealth consulting solutions to successful families. Previously, he served as an Investment Strategist in Northern Trust Asset Management, working with institutional clients to implement outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) programs. Before joining Asset Management, he was a relationship manager in Securities Lending. He started his career at Northern Trust as a trainee in the Rotational Development Program.
Brayton holds a B.A. degree from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.
He holds his Series 7, 63 and 24 licenses.
Brayton serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater where is Co-Chair of the Development Committee. He is also a Director of the Western Golf Association which supports the Evans Scholars Foundation.
In his free time, he enjoys running, golf, squash and rooting for the Northwestern Wildcats.