Each member of the Board of Directors for Wintrust Investments, The Chicago Trust Company, Great Lakes Advisors, and Chicago Deferred Exchange Company brings meaningful skills and experience to the table. Collectively, they have a diverse perspective on leadership, business, and philanthropy. Moreover, they all have strong ties to the communities we serve, which will help us further strengthen our position as Chicago's wealth manager.
Great Lakes Advisors
The Chicago Trust Company
Bert Getz joined Globe Corporation in 1991 and serves as Director and Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. He is also a Director and Officer of the Globe Trust Company and Globe Investment Company, where he serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee.
Bert’s professional activities include serving as a Director of the IMS Companies LLC, Wintrust Investments, The Chicago Trust Company, Great Lakes Advisors, and Libertyville Bank and Trust. Bert is a member in the Chicago Chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization. His civic involvement includes serving as Director of the Globe Foundation and the National Historical Fire Foundation. Additionally, Bert is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Zoological Society at Brookfield Zoo and a Trustee of the Lawrenceville School, in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
Bert holds a B.B.A. from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University and an MBA from the University of Michigan Business School.
A story of persistence and unrelenting commitment to integrity and client service.
Actively participating in, and giving back to, the communities we serve.
An experienced team with a broad perspective on leadership, business and philanthropy.