Steven K. Norgaard, a practicing lawyer in Glen Ellyn, Ill., for more than 25 years, has been appointed chair of the ATG Trust Company board of directors.
A subsidiary of Attorneys' Title Guaranty Fund, Inc., ATG Trust was founded in 1998 to provide flexible, collaborative, and service-oriented trust and estate administration to attorneys and their clients.
As ATG Trust board chair, Norgaard will preside over board meetings, have a seat on key ATG Trust committees and interact with executive staff on long-range planning and financial decisions affecting the company. First elected to the ATG Trust board in 2007, Norgaard has served on the ATG trust, audit, corporate governance and compensation, and finance committees. He also has served on the ATG board of directors since 2011.
Prior to starting his own law firm in 1994, Norgaard practiced with McDermott, Will & Emery's Chicago office in the transactional and taxation departments. He has served on a number of boards, and is currently a director and audit committee chair of The Boulder Growth and Income Fund, and sits on the audit committee of The Frontier Funds.
"Steven's broad range of experience in representing individual and corporate clients in transactional, taxation and investment-related matters is immensely valuable as we continue to provide unique, high-level services to both attorneys and their clients who need trust and estate administration," said Kathryn Van Eeuwen, president and CEO, ATG Trust Company.
Norgaard is currently a member of the American and Illinois State Bar Associations.
He holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. He is a resident of Glen Ellyn, Ill.