Jeanne Assael Goussev
Jeanne Assael Goussev

Jeanne Assael Goussev Senior Wealth Strategist

Joined Northern Trust



  • Bachelor of Arts in Government Affairs and Environmental Science at Bowdoin College
  • Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School


  • Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CFTA)
  • Accredited Estate Planner (AEP)


Jeanne has a deep background in trust administration, estate planning, wealth management and wealth transfer strategies for high net worth individuals, families, business executives and organizations.


Previously, Jeanne was a managing director of fiduciary services, and senior director of fiduciary development at a regional trust company, developing and overseeing the fiduciary team, building the fiduciary practice, and managing many complex wealth management, trust and estate relationships. She is frequently sought out for her expertise on a wide variety of estate, philanthropic and wealth planning matters. Jeanne has held leadership roles in client service, fiduciary and sales management functions of both large and boutique firms, with a thematic focus on serving the needs of UHNW, multigenerational and/or philanthropic families.

Community Involvement

Jeanne is a board member of the Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation and Chair of the Seattle Children’s Hospital Legacy Advisor Council. She serves as Treasurer of the board of the Northwest Maritime Center. She also founded her own 501 (c)4 organization to inspire women to leadership roles in sailing, following her 2018 win of the Race to Alaska as the Captain and Skipper of an all women’s team. Jeanne is an active member of the Washington Women’s Foundation.