Laura is a Senior Portfolio Manager in Standish's Insurance Client Strategies Group, managing high grade multi-sector fixed income portfolios. Prior to joining the company in 2010, Laura spent eight years at Wells Capital Management where she managed portfolios for insurance companies and other clients with customized portfolio needs. She also spent three years at HSBC in London, where she managed the investment team responsible for researching and selecting third-party managers. Laura has an M.S. from London Business School and a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She holds the CFA® designation, is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society and has 18 years of investment experience.