Katherine Ellis Nixon,

CFA, CIMA®, CPWA®

Northern Trust

Katherine (Katie) Ellis Nixon, executive vice president and chief investment officer, Wealth Management Business, Northern Trust, leads the firm’s national investment management practice where she is responsible for investment policy development with a focus on portfolio construction and implementation, and directs more than 200 Northern Trust portfolio managers. Selected as one of Private Asset Management magazine's “50 Most Influential Women in Private Wealth,” she previously served U.S.Trust in several capacities in Wealth Management Division in New York overseeing a group of portfolio managers with total combined assets under management in excess of $7 billion. Ms. Nixon earned a B.A., Wellesley College, and an MBA, Stern School of Business, New York University.