Black Leadership Speakers Series with Shundrawn A. Thomas, President of Northern Trust Asset Management

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Fri, Oct 16, 2020

5 PM – 6 PM CDT (GMT-5)

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Shundrawn A. Thomas, 
President of Northern Trust Asset Management 

We welcome you to attend the inaugural Black Leadership Speakers Series event with Shundrawn A. Thomas, President of Northern Trust Asset Management

This event will be hosted via Zoom webinar and require NetID to login and view. 


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Shundrawn A. Thomas


Northern Trust Asset Management

Shundrawn A. Thomas serves as President of Northern Trust Asset Management where his responsibilities include developing long-term strategy, executing operating plans, cultivating client relationships, managing vendor relationships and developing talented professionals. He also serves as a member of the Management Group for Northern Trust Corporation.

Previously, Shundrawn served as Executive Vice President, Head of Funds and Managed Accounts. In this capacity he oversaw the development, management and distribution of Northern Funds, Northern Institutional Funds, FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds as well as the Managed Accounts practice which provides investment advisory solutions to clients. Shundrawn also served as President and Chief Executive of Northern Trust Securities, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Northern Trust Corporation. Prior to joining the asset management executive team, Shundrawn served as Head of Corporate Strategy for Northern Trust Corporation. As a direct report to the Chief Executive Officer, he supported executive management with key strategic planning initiatives. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Shundrawn served as a vice president for Goldman Sachs and held positions in sales, trading and research with Morgan Stanley.

Shundrawn received a B.S. degree in accounting from Florida A&M University and an MBA degree from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has also completed executive education programs in corporate strategy at Chicago Booth School of Business and corporate governance at University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business. Shundrawn holds FINRA series 7 and 63 securities licenses. Shundrawn currently serves as a board governor for the Investment Company Institute. He also serves as a trustee for the Financial Accounting Foundation, Rush University Medical Center, Wheaton College and the Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago. Shundrawn is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago. His civic involvement has afforded him the opportunity to present and lecture nationally on topics including leadership, strategy, investment management and professional development.