Northern Trust Bank, Chicago, has hired Kent L. Smith as an officer for the investment and trust services department of Northern Trust Bank in Houston.
Mr. Smith was senior Houston business development officer for Frost Financial Management Group, a subsidiary of Frost National Bank. He was responsible for developing private trust, retirement, and financial management business.
Before that he was a regional marketing, business development, and trust officer at NationsBank Texas.
Earlier he was a trust officer at Texas Commerce Bank and a trust officer and oil and gas industry manager at First City Bank in Midland, Tex.