Lauren Thompson is a wealth advisor in William Blair’s Private Wealth Management group, primarily focused on US equity fundamental research. Prior to joining Private Wealth in January 2020, she spent five years (2014-2019) as a small/mid cap consumer sector equity analyst in William Blair’s Institutional Investment Management group, supporting the six US equity growth portfolios. Before joining William Blair, Lauren held equity research positions at Credit Suisse in both the consumer sector and in small cap macro strategy. She began her career at Credit Suisse in International Equity Trading, with primary coverage in Asian and European technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) industries.
She is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago, and holds her Series 7, 63, 55, 86 and 87 licenses. Lauren received a B.S. in mathematics and economics from the University of Notre Dame.