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
Dr. Suzet M. McKinney currently serves as Principal and Director of Life Sciences at Sterling Bay, where she oversees relationships with the scientific, academic, corporate, tech and governmental sectors involved in the life sciences ecosystem. Suzet has decades of public health expertise and leadership in Chicago and across the country. She is a Board member of Susan G. Komen Chicago, Thresholds, Lurie Children’s Hospital, Wintrust Financial Corporation, Wintrust Investments, The Chicago Trust Company, and Great Lakes Advisors.
Suzet holds her Doctorate degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. She received her BA in Biology from Brandeis University where she was also a Howard Hughes Fellow. She received her Master of Public Health degree (Health Care Administration) and certificates in Managed Care and Health Care Administration from Benedictine University.
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.