Northern Trust has appointed Shannon Morton as a senior vice president and senior portfolio manager in the company’s Foundation and Institutional Advisors (FIA) group.
Morton, who will be based in Northern Trust’s Houston office, will develop, implement and manage investment portfolios for foundations, endowments and non-profit institutions.
She reports to Patrick Everett, senior investment officer for FIA’s West Region.
Morton has over 20 years of investment management experience. Prior to joining Northern Trust, she was director and global investment strategist within Blackrock’s Investment Institute. In that role, she developed tactical country, sector and asset allocation models for implementation with iShares ETFs.
Morton also served as Director and portfolio strategist in the multi-asset strategies group at Blackrock where she was responsible for the representation of the firm’s model portfolios.