Katherine E. Nixon,

MBA, CFA®, CIMA®, CPWA®

Northern Trust

Katherine Ellis Nixon is chief investment officer for Northern Trust’s personal financial services business, where she is responsible for investment policy development focused on portfolio construction and implementation. Previously she worked at U.S. Trust Co. for 18 years in several capacities including managing director and division manager in the wealth management division. She earned a BA degree from Wellesley College and an MBA in finance from New York University Stern School of Business, where she graduated with distinction, Beta Gamma Sigma, and was a Stern Scholar.