Laura McDonough, CFA
Director – Private Investments
Laura joined SCS in 2016 and is a Director on the private investments team where she oversees the firm’s activities in private real assets, private impact investments 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 integration efforts. 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 graduated magna cum laude from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Isenberg School of Management, earning a BA in Business Administration with a concentration in finance. Laura is a CFA Charterholder and a member of the CFA Society Boston. Laura serves on the Board of Directors of Operation Progress Boston.