Laura A. Williamson

Chief Operating Officer

Managing Director

Laura A. Williamson is Chief Operating Officer for Glenmede. She is a member of the Company's management committee and oversees financial management, human resources, information technology, back and middle office operations, and facilities. In this role, Ms. Williamson's chief responsibilities include governance, strategic planning, capital management, oversight of compensation and benefits policy, and operational process and systems control. Prior to joining Glenmede in 1993, Ms. Williamson was a senior auditor with Ernst & Young, LLP.

Ms. Williamson earned a B.S. in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from Bucknell University in 1989 and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2002. She is actively licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.

A resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ms. Williamson is an active volunteer with Philadelphia Futures and is a past-president of the Board and a former co-chair for strategic planning. She serves on the Board of Directors and the Investment Committee for The Barra Foundation. Her service also extends to the Bucknell alumni community and Business Volunteers for the Arts.


B.S., Bucknell University
M.B.A., The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania


Philadelphia Futures
The Barra Foundation