Northern Trust Strengthens the Foundation’s Western Region Team and Institutional Advisors

LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Northern Trust today announced the addition of Grace Russak to the Foundation & Institutional Advisors (FIA) practice as Regional Director. Russak is based in the Pasadena and Los Angeles offices, and is part of the company’s continued commitment to grow and serve our foundations, foundations and nonprofit clients in the Western region markets.

“We are very pleased to add Grace to our team of Foundation and Settlement Advisors,” said Darius A. Gill, National Practice Director for the FIA. “She is a tremendous addition to reinforce our commitment to providing an amazing customer experience, best-in-class advice and service to our customers.”

Russak will work closely with organizations to collaboratively advise on the development of personalized and profitable investment strategies designed to achieve their goals. She will consult directly with boards of directors and professional staff to provide asset management, custody, integrated performance analysis and planned giving services that align with their mission and values.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Russak was Senior Client Strategist at BNY Mellon Wealth Management. In this role, she worked with a clientele of advisors and high net worth individuals, families, foundations and non-profit organizations developing and executing a coordinated strategy for their investments, trusts and estates, business succession, goals. philanthropic and family. .

Russak holds an MBA in Strategy from Claremont Graduate University and a BA in History from Smith College. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Five Acres Board of Directors, the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Council on Planned Giving, and is a member of the Beverly Hills, Los Angeles and San Gabriel Estate Planning Boards. She frequently speaks on topics related to wealth management, philanthropy and issues relating to women.

Northern Trust Foundation and Institutional Advisors (FIA) The group serves not-for-profit organizations with sophisticated investment management solutions, strategic information and world-class resources. The FIA ​​provides investment advice, asset and related services to help nonprofits achieve their financial and philanthropic goals, working with members of the board of directors and the investment committee to assist in the monitoring of investments. For more information on the Northern Trust Foundation and Institutional Advisors, visit

Northern Trust Wealth Management offers holistic wealth management services for high net worth individuals and families, family offices, foundations and endowments, and private businesses. It is recognized for its innovative technology, the excellence of its services and the depth of its expertise and is ranked among the top 10 wealth managers in the United States, with $ 371.1 billion in assets under management as of June 30. 2021. The Northern Trust Company is a 50/50 lender. FDIC member.

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Northern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a leading provider of wealth management, asset services, asset management and banking services to businesses, institutions, affluent families and individuals. Founded in Chicago in 1889, Northern Trust has a global presence with offices in 22 US states and Washington, DC, and 23 locations in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. As of June 30, 2021, Northern Trust had assets under custody / administration of US $ 15.7 trillion and assets under management of US $ 1.5 trillion. For over 130 years, Northern Trust has distinguished itself as an industry leader for its exceptional service, financial expertise, integrity and innovation. Please visit our website or follow us on Twitter.

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