Lowenhaupt Global Advisors (LGA), one of the country’s leading family
offices, today announced that Laura Hewgley and Tara Harris, two
long-time associates in the firm, have been promoted.
Hewgley, who has more than 17 years of experience, was named Chief
Operating Officer. Harris, who has more than 15 years of client services
experience, was named Chief Family Office Executive.
The promotions of Hewgley and Harris follow the appointment
of Chris Quinn as President of the firm – all part of the firm’s
succession planning to ensure the long-term continuity and growth of the
“Laura Hewgley and Tara Harris are terrific leaders who share LGA’s
values and its special commitment to clients,” said Quinn. “The
promotions of Laura and Tara recognize their long-term commitment to our
clients and to the firm and the trust and responsibility that employees
and clients have in them.”
LGA also announced that Christine Johnson, who has more than 20 years of
experience, has joined the firm as Family Office Executive. She will
work with Hewgley and Harris supporting LGA’s clients.
Hewgley will have day-to-day operational responsibility for the firm,
along with client service and general counsel responsibilities. Before
joining the firm, she was an attorney at LGA’s affiliated tax and
estate-planning law firm, Lowenhaupt & Chasnoff. Hewgley earned a
Bachelor of Arts degree from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.
She also received a law degree from Saint Louis University and is
admitted to the Missouri bar.
Harris joined the firm in 2004 and is responsible for client
relationships, service coordination, and project management. Prior to
joining LGA, she managed investor relations and reporting for a Midwest
seed-stage venture capital fund. Before that, she held positions with GE
Capital and Morris Publishing. Harris graduated magna cum laude from
Hastings College in Nebraska and studied accounting at Northwestern
Johnson is responsible for client relationships, service coordination
and project management, as well as helping coordinate all client
accounting related activities. Prior to LGA, she worked for a wealth
management firm in St. Louis, where she served as the Family CFO to 25
clients. Before that, Johnson worked with Ernst & Young, Deloitte &
Touche, and BKD specializing in taxation for individuals, trusts and
estates. She also worked as an accounting consultant to several area
nonprofit organizations and currently serves on the board for Peter and
Paul Community Services. Johnson graduated cum laude from Miami
University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy. She is a
Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner™.
About Lowenhaupt Global Advisors
Lowenhaupt Global Advisors has been helping families of substantial
wealth build, preserve and control their assets for more than 100 years.
Lowenhaupt Global Advisors provides sophisticated, independent advice on
family wealth transfer, taxation, estate planning and probate,
investment portfolio allocation and business structuring. For more
information about Lowenhaupt Global Advisors, call +1 314.345.8181 or
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