Laura Freedman

Laura Freedman

Board Member


Southpointe Wealth Management of UBS Financial Services

Laura is a portfolio manager and financial advisor who specializes in executive financial planning and working with women to become informed and engaged in long term financial decision-making. Prior to becoming a partner in Southpointe Wealth Management of UBS, she was a Senior Human Resource Executive for a Fortune 500 company. Laura brings over 25 years of experience advising leaders on business strategy and mitigating risk including:

  • Rapid growth and scaling of multi-unit operations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Operationalizing disruptive technology
  • Strategies to generate revenue growth

Laura holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business and is a Certified Executive Coach. In addition to her career, Laura is actively involved in the community. She serves on the St. Clair Hospital Board of Directors and is board chair of Strong Women Strong Girls, a multi-generational mentoring program that empowers girls in under-resourced communities. Laura is co-founder of the Pittsburgh Women’s Alliance which is comprised of over 75 women-serving organizations committed to making Pittsburgh the foremost region for diverse, professional women advance and thrive. Laura also serves on the Pitt Business Alumni Board and is President of the Katz Alumnae Council.