Hollis Otero is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust, responsible for Product Management and Solutions globally for the Corporate and Institutional Services business. In this role, Hollis leads the Product Management team with a focus on enhancing the definition and alignment of the products with the businesses and clients we serve, including the development of multi-year product roadmaps based on the business strategy and vision.
Prior to that, Hollis was a member of the Global Fund Services International business and served as the Program Director for the acquisition and business integration of the UBS Fund Services business in Switzerland and Luxembourg. In this role, Hollis had oversight for all workstreams involved in the completion of the acquisition and integration, and was responsible for standing up a broader Fund Accounting Change program, including the UBS integration, as part of the Strategic Operating Model.
Hollis also served as the Chief Administrative Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) responsible for the development and maintenance of the Individual Accountability Regime framework through the Conduct Office and facilitating various regional initiatives for the EMEA Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining Corporate and Institutional Services, Hollis was the Head of Strategic Risk responsible for maintenance and refinement of the global Enterprise Risk Management Framework, including governance, risk assessments, risk measurement, risk appetite, and risk reporting. She was also responsible for the development of strategic risk reporting, the coordination of global stress testing, and for providing timely updates on strategic risk themes to senior management.
Previously, Hollis was a member of the Northern Trust Asset Management program management office where she was responsible for working with NTAM leadership to analyse and create business plans, problem solve and execute on key initiatives. Before joining NTAM, Hollis spent three years as a Senior Relationship Manager responsible for new business development and portfolio management in Northern Trust’s Corporate Banking non-profit sector.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Hollis spent seven years at GE Capital and Heller Financial. After completing an extensive developmental program, Hollis joined an interdisciplinary team responsible for delivering a full range of debt and equity products to private equity sponsors, financial intermediaries and prospective and existing borrowers of GE Capital.
Hollis received a BA in biology from the University of Colorado, and an MBA from The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, with concentrations in finance and economics. Hollis is a member of the Advisory Board at Chicago Children’s Advocacy Centre and is a Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow (Class of 2016).