University of Pittsburgh

Laura Freedman

Laura Freedman, EMBA '12
Business Alumni Association Board of Directors

UBS
Alumnae Council Representative

Laura is a financial advisor and public speaker who specializes in executive financial planning and working with women to become informed and engaged in long term financial decision-making. Prior to her role as a financial and investments advisor, she was a Senior Human Resource Executive and Executive Consultant. Laura brings over 25 years of experience advising leaders on business strategy and mitigating risk. 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 Regional Board of Directors of Strong a Women Strong Girls which creates mentoring relationships between college women and pre-adolescent girls in underserved local communities to help raise ambition and combat the dangers of low self-esteem. She is also President of the Katz Business Alumnae Council which creates opportunities for Alumnae, undergraduate and MBA students and share professional strategies and experiences while building meaningful relationships.

Laura and her husband live in the South Hills, have 20-year-old twins and a very large dog.