James A. Byrd, Jr. CTFA.

Board Member

James A. Byrd, Jr. is a Senior Vice President at The Northern Trust Company in Chicago. He serves as the Trust Team Lead and Senior Trust Advisor in the Private Client Advisory Services Segment of Wealth Management. James oversees a team of trust professionals and is responsible for the administration of complex trusts for individuals, large families, and tax entities. James is a member of The Chicago Estate Planning Council.  He also serves as a Board Member for Family Focus, formerly known as Chicago Child Care Society.  He is a volunteer at the Hessed House Shelter in Aurora, IL and is an active member at The Cathedral of Grace, St. John. James earned a B.A. from Aurora University and an MBA from Aurora University’s Dunham School of Business.