Shundrawn A. Thomas joined the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees on January 1, 2020. His term concludes on December 31, 2024.
Mr. Thomas is the President of Northern Trust Asset Management and has twenty-five years of experience at top tier financial services organizations. As President of Northern Trust Asset Management, he oversees approximately $1 trillion in assets for institutional and retail investors globally. In this capacity, Mr. Thomas works with Northern Trust’s independent boards across the globe and has served as interested trustee for their 40 Act fund companies. Mr. Thomas is currently a member of Northern Trust Corporation’s Management Group.
Mr. Thomas has held a variety of executive roles within the asset management division and spearheaded the launch of the FlexShares branded exchange traded funds. Previously, he served as President of Northern Trust Securities and Head of Corporate Strategy for Northern Trust Corporation. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Mr. Thomas served as a vice president in the equities division of Goldman Sachs and began his career at Morgan Stanley as an analyst in the fixed Income division.
Mr. Thomas serves as a Trustee for Wheaton College, Rush University Medical Center and the Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago. Mr. Thomas is also a Member of the Economic Club of Chicago.
Mr. Thomas received his M.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1999. He graduated from Florida A&M University with a B.S. in Accounting in 1995.