Laura Gregg is director of practice management and advisor research at FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds, managed by Northern Trust. She is focused on leading the firm’s proprietary advisor and investor research and building programs to engage advisors and asset managers through industry intelligence and best practices to help them grow their businesses. She speaks regularly at industry events on a range of business building strategies. Her insights have been published in U.S. News & WorldReport, InvestmentNews, Financial Advisor Magazine, CIO Magazine and other industry trade publications.
Gregg has more than 20 years of asset management experience in a variety of roles including conducting industry research, as a relationship manager, marketing and communications director, leader of sales enablement team and as an investment product specialist. She has expertise in a broad range of investment products and has worked closely with financial professionals and financial institutions throughout her career focusing on distribution and marketing strategies. Gregg joined Northern Trust in 2008, and has previously worked for Claymore Securities (now part of Invesco) and Deutsche Asset Management. She graduated from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN and holds FINRA 7 and 63 licenses. She is a member of Women Investment Professionals, Women in ETFs and sits on a membership committee with the Money Management Institute.