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Laura Pennington

Private Advisor, Managing Director 

Laura Pennington is a Private Advisor at The Pennington Group of Rockefeller Capital Management.

With nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, Laura focuses on building customized strategies to help ultra-high-net-worth individuals and their multigenerational families obtain their goals and aspirations. Before joining Rockefeller Capital in January 2020, she was a Senior Vice President at UBS. A personal wealth manager since 2001, Laura also spent time on municipal bond trading desks in New York and worked in many capacities as part of an institutional consulting team in Washington, D.C.

Laura earned her bachelor’s degree in economics from Rollins College. She studied abroad at the London School of Economics and University of London, where she gained a global perspective and true appreciation for the financial markets. A Certified Financial PlannerTM, Laura also earned her Certified Investment Management Analyst designation through coursework at the Investments and Wealth Institute and the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Laura lives in Washington, D.C., where she’s active in her community. She has served as a committee member and chair for many art, children’s, and animal welfare charities, and has been a board member of the Washington International Horse Show for the past 10 years. An animal lover, Laura also enjoys skiing, horseback riding, traveling, running and spending time with her husband and their two children.