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Mary E. Timmons

Chief Operating Officer, GFO

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Mary Timmons currently serves as the Practice COO for Northern Trust's Global Family and Private Investment Offices group (GFO). In her current role, Mary and her Team manage and oversee GFO’s operations and technology requirements and strategy including the innovation of new products and solutions for the business to ensure the delivery of institutional quality financial information, asset record keeping, integrated reporting and transactional support solutions allowing Clients to manage their global interests more efficiently and confidently.

Additionally, Mary is leading and institutionalizing the group's Business Process Review solutions for existing GFO clients and new prospects. Prior to her current role, Mary was Head of Asset Servicing for GFO. In that function, she managed the Client Service Support Team, New Business Consultants and Business Analysts as well as oversaw the Asset Servicing Product for GFO.

Mary started with Northern Trust in the Daily Valuation Group. In April 2006, she moved to Dublin to manage a Program to implement a Pan European platform that would support the current and anticipated growth of the Global Fund Services ("GFS") business across Europe. As part of the Project, she relocated to London in September 2007 where she was responsible for the EMEA Transfer Agency Consulting Group within GFS.

Prior to joining Northern Trust as a Vice President in January 2001, Mary served as Director of Operations for ADP in Deerfield, Illinois for three years. Previously, she was a Manager at Bank One in Columbus, Ohio for six years and worked in the Internal Audit Departments at Continental Bank and Connecticut National Bank.

Mary received a B.S. degree in Finance from Indiana University and is a Board Member of Chicago Commons.