Elizabeth Hartigan Connelly

Chief Human Resource Officer & SVP




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Liz Connelly’s career has been defined by her ability to develop a strategic vision, build high performing teams and lead complex businesses to deliver results. In her current role as the Head of J.P. Morgan’s Healthcare, Higher Education and Not-For-Profit Commercial Banking business, Connelly leads a business that is national in scope and provides treasury, credit and specialized industry solutions to over 3000 clients.

Prior to her current role, Liz served as the Midwest region head for the Private Wealth Management business for six years. Her experience across financial services and her ability to manage complex businesses have enabled her to hold positions of increasing responsibility in the Investment Bank, Asset Management and Commercial Banking.

As a lifelong citizen of Chicago with a passion for giving back, some of Liz’s most rewarding achievements have come as a result of her community involvement. Liz serves as a Director of the Chicago Network, Economic Club of Chicago, Polk Bros. Foundation, Shedd Aquarium, Harris Music and Dance Theater, Steppenwolf Theatre and Catholic Extension. She is also a member of theExecutives’ Club of Chicago

Liz received her B.S. in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and her M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. Liz lives on the north side of Chicago in Rogers Park with her husband Matt and their four children.

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