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Meet Our Leadership Team

Melanie Pickett, Practice Executive, Head of Front Office Solutions

Melanie joined Northern Trust in January 2017, charged with creating a new line of business within asset servicing centered on meeting the operational and technology needs of complex asset allocators across the globe.

Deirdre Cannell, Senior Sales Representative

Deirdre Cannell leads the business development initiative for the Front Office Solutions team in the Americas. She is responsible for engaging consultatively with clients and prospects.

Mark D’Andrea, Head of Product Strategy

Mark D’Andrea is Head of Product Strategy for Front Office Solutions and joined Northern Trust in 2021. Prior to his current role Mark was a founding member of Parilux.

Calvin Johns, Head of Technology

Calvin joined Northern Trust in 2018 as the Manager, Emerging Solutions Technology. Previously he was the Senior IT Manager at Citadel Investment Group and worked on trading and fund accounting platforms.

Jef Lear, Experience Design Lead

Jef Lear is the Experience Design Lead of Front Office Solutions and has been on the team since its inception. He has over 20 years of experience simplifying complex interaction for both consumer and enterprise audiences.

Vincent Molino, Head of Risk

Vincent is a Practice Executive, Head of Risk and Operational Risk Management Solutions. Prior to Northern Trust, Vincent was a Principal and Head of the Operational Risk Management Group at Mercer.

Chris Mullooly, Head of Product

Christopher Mullooly leads the Product practice for Front Office Solutions. He leads experienced product owners, developers, and business analysts that re-imagine the alignment of product with the businesses and clients.

Peter Todd, Senior Quantitative Developer

Peter Todd is a Senior Quantitative Developer for Front Office Solutions and joined Northern Trust in 2021. Prior to his current role Peter was a founding member and chief architect of software products at Parilux.

Jane Western, COO

Jane Western joined Front Office Solutions in August 2019 and serves as Chief Operating Officer. Her prior role was a Senior Director, Governance & Investment Operations for American Red Cross’ investment team.

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