Michael G. O'Grady
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Michael O'Grady is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Northern Trust, a leading provider of wealth management, asset servicing, asset management and banking to corporations, institutions, affluent families and individuals.
Mike joined Northern Trust in 2011 from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he served as a managing director in the firm's Investment Banking Group. He joined Merrill Lynch in 1992. Prior to Merrill Lynch, Mike worked for Price Waterhouse.
Mike earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business.
He is a member of the boards of the Field Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Catholic Extension and the Northwestern Medical Group Board of Directors. He also serves on the Finance Council of the Archdiocese of Chicago, the Board of Advisors of Catholic Charities, and the Civic Committee Commercial Club of Chicago.