Laura Clark is a Managing Director with Oxford Financial Group, Ltd. and a member of Oxford’s Retirement Plan Committee. Prior to joining Oxford in 2011, Laura was an investment principal at Lowry Hill, a private asset management firm. She has extensive experience in portfolio management and managing client relationships.
Prior to joining Lowry Hill, Laura was a principal and equity partner with Front Barnett Associates, LLC, an independent wealth consulting firm headquartered in Chicago. She also spent 13 years with J.P. Morgan, where she held a variety of positions in corporate finance, institutional equity sales, recruiting and cash management.
Laura earned a Master’s degree in Humanities from the University of Chicago and Bachelor’s degree in Operations Research Engineering from Cornell University. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of Chicago.
Providing objective independent advice to my clients is of utmost importance to me. Because Oxford doesn’t sell products, I am able to deliver our best thinking and focus solely on my clients’ best interests.
Laura is active in supporting her alma mater, Cornell University. She was appointed to the board of trustees in 1992, the youngest person to ever receive this distinction and was appointed emeritus trustee in 2000. She was instrumental in founding the Young Alumni Giving Program and served as the first national chair from its inception in 1989 until 1997. She also worked with seniors at the university to increase class participation, and served as the national chair of the Cornell Fund from 1999 to 2002, promoting unrestricted giving.
Laura is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Holy Trinity High School in Chicago, an inner-city Catholic school. She serves as a member of both the executive committee and the capital campaign steering committee. She is an emeritus advisory board member for the Glamour Gals, a national organization based in New York City that provides make-overs for nursing home residents.
A Wisconsin native, Laura and her family live in Chicago.