Lauren has been with Acropolis for 11 years and has more than 20 years’ experience in financial services. She works with clients to coordinate decisions around investments, retirement accounts, Social Security, tax planning, cash-flow, maximizing employer benefits, charitable gifting strategies and estate planning. Lauren also believes strongly in educating children and young adults so the next generation understands how to save and avoid the debt trap, and also appreciate and properly handle wealth that may be transitioned to them in the future.
Before joining Acropolis Investment Management, Lauren spent ten years in banking and worked her way up to the title of Bank Manager and AVP before leaving to join Acropolis and further her career in finance.
Lauren earned her B.A. with an emphasis in Finance from The University of Missouri-St. Louis. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM (CFP®) practitioner, is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) of Greater Saint Louis and is a NAPFA Registered Investment Advisor.
Lauren has volunteered her time over the years for the United Way Women’s Leadership Society, Vision Leadership of St. Charles County, Junior Achievement as well as numerous other organizations. Lauren currently serves on the Board of Directors for United Services for Children, an organization she’s served passionately for over a decade. Lauren is a St. Louis native and lives in St. Charles with her husband and two sons. Outside of work, she enjoys anything involving food, travel and being outdoors.