Mary C. Standford
Mary C. Standford

Mary C. Standford Senior Trust Advisor

Joined Northern Trust



  • English Literature with a minor in French Literature from University of Oregon
  • Juris Doctorate from Seattle University School of Law


Mary Stanford is a Vice President and Senior Trust Advisor in the Tucson office of the Northern Trust Company. Mary has worked in corporate fiduciary trust administration since 1993 with Key Trust Company of the NW, Bank One (now JPMorgan Chase), and Bank of America. She joined Northern Trust in 2006. Mary also has experience with private practice in the areas of estate planning, guardianship and conservatorship, and family law. She worked for sole practitioners in Tacoma, Washington and in Tucson, drafting documents and consulting regarding planning. Mary also has had unique experience working for public utilities in the Pacific NW, and has experience with Water Law, Indian Law and Environmental Law.

Community Involvement

Mary is a member of the Southern Arizona Estate Planners Council and a board member of AZ Youth Partnership. She is a Director on the St. Odilia Catholic Church’s Parish Corporate Board of Directors, and a core member of Life Teen. She also cantors, and directs the Joyful Noise Children’s choir at St. Odilia as part of her music ministry there.