Laura Linger has spent her entire career in management and client facing roles with high-net-worth individuals and their families, coordinating their professional services in investments, lending, and financial planning. Prior to joining William Blair she was a Senior Vice President and Division Head in LaSalle’s Wealth Management Group.
Her many community activities include Board Member of the Chicago Botanic Garden, Friends of Prentice Hospital, and American Red Cross Tiffany Circle, Investment Committee Member and Business Advisory Council Member for Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is a Co-Founder of the national organization Women’s Leadership and Mentoring Alliance (WLMA) and a member of the Chicago Finance Exchange. Laura formerly served on the Board for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago, Winnetka Public Schools Foundation, Center for Ethics and Corporate Policy and completed an appointed term in 2003 as the first Chairperson of the Advisory Board for Women by the State of Illinois Treasurer, Judy Barr Topinka.
She holds a B.S. in Business Economics from Calvin College and an ABA certificate from the University of Delaware Stonier Graduate School of Banking.