Tim Bresnahan is a Vice President in the Wealth Planning Advisory Services group at Northern Trust. Tim assists with the delivery of Northern Trust’s wealth planning services, with a focus on philanthropy and planning for LGBT individuals. Tim also serves as the president of the Northern Trust’s LGBT Business Resource Council.
Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2010, Tim practiced law in a litigation firm in Chicago. During law school, he served as a Mayoral Fellow in the Office of Mayor Richard M. Daley and spent a semester as a judicial extern for the Honorable Samuel Der-Yeghiayan, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Prior to law school, Tim worked in the nonprofit sector, including The Nature Conservancy’s Illinois Chapter and the Human Rights Campaign.
Tim earned a J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law and a B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He is a past board member of the Human Rights Campaign, and the current President of the board of directors for Rivendell Theatre in Chicago. He is also affiliated with the Chicago Community Trust’s Young Professional Advisory Committee, the Donors Forum, the Chicago Council on Planned Giving and the Point Foundation.