Grace L. Russak
Grace L. Russak

Grace L. Russak Regional Director, Senior Wealth Strategist

Joined Northern Trust



  • Bachelor of Arts in History from Smith College
  • Master of Business Administration in Strategy from Claremont Graduate University


  • Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA)


Throughout her financial career, she has advised and worked with nonprofits, family offices, ultra-net-worth families and their foundations, as well as women in transition. She advises on Strategy and advisory services,


Prior to joining Northern Trust, Grace spent over 9 years at a large national financial institution (BNY Mellon) and over 15 years as an executive at a Pasadena-area private multi-family office/trust company (Whittier Trust Company). Her first career was in the international art auction industry in New York City, Latin America and the west coast.

Community Involvement

Grace is an active member in her community. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Board for 5Acres. Grace also sits on the board of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Council on Planned Giving.