Laura Harrison  Ward

Laura Harrison Ward

Wealth Manager, First Republic Investment Management
San Francisco

Laura Harrison Ward is a Regional Managing Director and Wealth Manager at First Republic Investment Management. 

Prior to joining First Republic in 2005, Ms. Ward spent 19 years at Smith Barney and its predecessor firms where she worked with high net worth individuals, hedge funds and money managers as Senior Vice President - Investments. She provides customized investment management strategies and financial advisory services with a focus on risk mitigation to her clients. 

Active in her community, Ms. Ward serves as Co-Board Chair of Safe & Sound, an organization that works to prevent child abuse. She is a former board member and past president of City Youth Now in San Francisco.

Her work and dedication have led to recognition on a number of industry rankings, including Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisors, Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisors and Barron’s Top 100 Women Wealth Advisors. 
 
Ms. Ward graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree. In 2015 she completed Wharton’s Executive Development Program, a program designed for business managers with a focus on leadership and strategy. 
 
Wealth Management Experience: Since 1985






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