Laura McDonough, CFA

Laura McDonough, CFA

Director – Private Investments

Laura joined SCS Financial Services in 2016. Laura is a Director on the private investments team where she oversees the firm’s activities in private real assets and takes a leading role in the research and diligence process for all private equity investments. She also works closely with the Global Asset Allocation team and Private Client Group to support the implementation of the firm’s private investment program and ESG and impact investing initiatives. She currently serves on advisory boards of funds managed by Longpoint Realty Partners, Kimmeridge Energy, Tailwater Capital and Bayou City Energy. Prior to SCS, Laura was a Senior Associate at FLAG Capital Management on its Global Real Assets team, managing dedicated fund-of-funds portfolios across private real estate and private natural resources, including the evaluation of opportunities across upstream/midstream/downstream oil & gas, power generation/renewables, metals/mining, agriculture, and timber. Before FLAG, Laura worked in the financial and economic consulting practice at Huron Consulting Group. Laura earned a BA in Business Administration with a concentration in finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Isenberg School of Management. Laura is a CFA charterholder and Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the State of Massachusetts. Laura serves on the Board of Directors of Operation Progress Boston.