gglassquerade Committee Co-Chair

Board Member Since 2015

Region President

Northern Trust

Allegra E. Biery is an Illinois Market President at Northern Trust and is a member of the Wealth Management Central Region Operating Group. In her role, Allegra leads advisory teams, comprised of experienced investment, fiduciary and banking professionals who deliver comprehensive wealth management solutions to high net worth individuals and families for building, preserving and transferring their wealth.

Her previous management positions at Northern Trust include the Managing Director of the Advisory Team in Winnetka, the Managing Director of the Oak Street Financial Center (Chicago), a Division Manager in the Middle Market Banking Group and the Division Manager of the Trade Finance Division.

Prior to joining Northern Trust in 1991, Allegra was a Vice President at Bankers Trust in New York. After completing the Management Training Program in 1985, she held various positions in international banking for six years, with a focus on Latin America.

Allegra received a B.A. from Smith College in Northampton, MA in 1984 and a M.M. degree from Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 1996. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™.

Allegra is a Board Member of the Chicago Humanities Festival, and chairs the Development Committee. She is a member of Northwestern University Women’s Board, is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Skokie Valley Chapter), and serves as Treasurer of the Church of the Holy Comforter (Kenilworth).

She is Chair Emeritus of Women in Leadership, Northern Trust’s business resource council focused on women. Allegra was honored by the Anti-Defamation League in 2008, receiving the Woman of Achievement Award.

Bio as of 2018