Matthew Bradford
Matthew Bradford

Matthew Bradford Manager of Client Advisors | Foundation & Institutional Advisors

Joined Northern Trust



  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Kelley School of Business at Indiana University
  • Graduate of the Financial Planning Professional Program, DePaul University


  • Retirement Plans Associate (RPA)


Matt has served as a Senior Relationship Manager for foundations, endowments, and other tax-exempt organizations for over 15 years. Matt creates financial solutions so nonprofits can achieve their goals by utilizing all of the disciplines and resources available at Northern Trust. He also provides accounting, reporting, and audit support tools so senior nonprofit staff can recapture time to move their organization's mission forward.


Prior to his current role, Matt was a Trust Administrator in the Global Family Office Group, a specialized unit of Northern Trust, addressing the complex needs of families with investable assets of $500 million and above. Before Northern, Matt was a Registered Representative in the Investor Information Department, as well as an Expedited Resolution Specialist, at Vanguard.

Community Involvement

Matt currently serves as a Trustee of the Deer Valley Education Foundation and on the finance and investment committees of the Girl Scouts Cactus-Pine Council. He was previously Board Secretary for Habitat for Humanity of Central Arizona as well as a Director for the Western Pension & Benefits Council and a Member of the Scottsdale League for the Arts.