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Mary E. Timmons

Chief Operating Officer

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Mary E. Timmons currently serves as the Practice Chief Operating Officer of Global Family and Private Investment Office Services (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 recordkeeping, 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, and oversaw the asset servicing product for GFO.

Mary started with Northern Trust in the Daily Valuation Group. In 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, in 2007 she relocated to London, where she was responsible for the EMEA Transfer Agency Consulting Group within GFS.

Prior to joining Northern Trust as a Vice President in 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.