Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

7650 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Ste. 1175
Tampa, FL 33607
7650 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Ste. 1175
Tampa, FL 33607

Laurie Watson

Managing Director - Client Service & Sales
Great Lakes Advisors
CIMA®

Laurie Watson is a Managing Director of Client Service and Sales with Great Lakes Advisors. Having integrated with the firm from predecessor, Advanced Investment Partners, Laurie has played a significant role in the client experience since 2000. With more than 25 years of investment experience, she is proficient in the full suite of Disciplined Equity investment strategies and works with Institutional and Intermediary clients, consultants and prospects of the firm.

Prior to joining the firm, Laurie worked with Eagle Asset Management as the Director of Client Services where she was responsible for more than 70 institutional clients.

Education and Professional Credentials 

  • Industry Start: 1991
  • University of South Florida, BS
  • Certified Investment Management Analyst, CIMA® 
  • FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65 registrations