Susan H. Mallory
National Practice Executive, Banking
Susan H. Mallory is the Banking Practice Executive for Wealth Management, Northern Trust. In her role, she is responsible for Wealth Management’s banking strategy, solutions, including credit and depository products and delivery to Northern Trust’s personal clients. The majority of Susan’s career has been spent as a Commercial Lender and Banker providing financing , banking, financial and strategic advice to privately-held companies and the owners of those companies, as well as real estate developers and investors. Susan continues to actively work with businesses as well as business owners and their families to help build, grow and transfer wealth.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Master of Arts degree in Diplomacy and World Affairs from Occidental College, Los Angeles. Susan currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of both Occidental College and the University of San Diego and is on the boards of Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, the Geffen Playhouse and the Trusteeship, an affiliate of the International Women’s Forum. She has served on numerous boards over the past twenty five years focused on education, the arts and culture, as well as, human rights and services and animal welfare. Susan is a member of The Pacific Council on International Policy, The Beverly Hills Literary Society, The California Club, The Northern Trust Open Legends Club, The Trusteeship, Women Corporate Directors, the Junior League of Los Angeles, as well as both ZLAC and San Diego Rowing Clubs. She is actively involved in animal welfare organizations and rescue.
Susan has been the recipient of a number of awards for community engagement and professional contributions, notably, the 2012 Ellen Browning Scripps Distinguished Alumni Award from The Bishop’s School, La Jolla, the 2013 Giving New Hope Award from the Children’s Burn Foundation, the YMCA’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Dignity Award for volunteerism, the Individual Athena Pinnacle Award and the Corporate Director’s Forum Director of the Year Award for non-profit board governance. Susan was also named one of San Diego’s 10 “Cool Women” by Girl Scouts.