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Katie E. Colelli

Investment Practice Lead

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Katie Austin Colelli is a Senior Vice President and serves as the Investment Practice Lead within the Global Family Office Investment Practice. She is responsible for providing a range of investment solutions to family office clients of Northern Trust.

Previously, Katie was a Portfolio Manager in William Blair’s Hedge Fund Strategies Group where she co-managed 9 different solutions spanning credit, equity, managed futures and commodity strategies. She was responsible for manager selection and developing strategic and tactical asset allocations. In addition, she collaborated with clients to develop innovative investment strategies to meet specific portfolio needs and investment objectives.

Prior to William Blair, Katie spent 6 years in the hedge fund space. She was a Senior Trader and Analyst at Arience Capital—a billion dollar, long/short equity hedge fund—and an Analyst at Centurion Investment Group—a billion dollar, value, long/short equity hedge fund.

Katie holds a B.A. in Economics from Brown University and an M.B.A from the University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business. She holds the following National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) licenses: Investment Company Representative Series 3, 7 and 63.