John M. Couzens

John Couzens (Board Member Emeritus) is a Managing Director of Asset Advisory Services at Northern Trust Company. Couzens, who left Northern Trust in 1994 for a CFO position, returned in 2009 to run alternative assets held in trust. Couzens led the acquisitions program for a wealth management/private client business. Currently Couzens is responsible for Arizona banking business. Previously, Couzens was founder and managing partner of Trinity Capital Services, a consulting firm for U.S. private corporations that net between $25-300 million. John has more than 20 years of experience in finance, business management, and the representation of business owners in complex governance situations. His industry experience includes technology, life sciences, manufacturing, and distribution. Before founding Trinity Capital Services, John represented the privately held multi-billion dollar Anschutz Company (Denver) for nine years. While with Anschutz Company, Couzens was CFO at Interwest Group, Inc. and Slingshot Networks, LLC. CEO at Internet Communications Corporation and Qwest Digital Media, LLC. Corporate board director for various portfolio companies. He led teams in dozens of corporate finance transactions.