Laurie is the Global Head of Investment and Wealth Solutions at Jefferies Wealth Management. Prior to joining Jefferies, Laurie spent over 12 years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as the Head of Equity Long/Short Hedge Fund Research, overseeing equity hedge fund and liquid alternatives third party assets for a $50Bn plus alternatives platform. Prior to joining Bank of America, Laurie worked at Bear Stearns and Washington Analysis in institutional equity sales. Laurie holds an MA in International Economics from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a BA in Economics from Johns Hopkins University.