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Laura Clark Discusses Decision To Pursue Finance Rather Than Engineering

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  • Date Added : 3/10/2005
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Laura Clark

  • Principal, Front Barnett Associates
  • female
  • Caucasian
  • 1963 (Age: 58 years old)
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Biography

Laura J. Clark is a Principal at Front Barnett Associates in Chicago. In this role, she serves as investment counsel to individual and institutional clients as well as a portfolio manager.

Prior to her position at Front Barnett, Clark worked for 12 years at JP Morgan. From 1992 to 1998, served as Vice President in equity sales with responsibility for institutional clients in Minneapolis, Chicago, Denver, and San Francisco. From 1985 to 1992, served in a variety of areas involving corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, undergraduate recruiting, and cash management.

Laura Clark received a B.S. in Engineering from Cornell University.

I didn't pursue engineering. I had had an internship in industrial engineering essentially in a plant. And I thought. Oh my God. You know. It is going to take 10, 15, who knows how long before I think these people would be willing to sort of accept me and accept ideas. Now it was not a - you k...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 27 Laura Clark Discusses Personal Background and Decision To Attend Cornell
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 2 of 27 Laura Clark Discusses Decision To Pursue Finance Rather Than Engineering
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 3 of 27 Laura Clark States Importance of Understanding Operational Side of Business
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 4 of 27 Laura Clark Discusses Increasing Competiveness Within Financial Services Industry
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 5 of 27 Laura Clark Discusses Decision To Leave JP Morgan And Go To Front Barnett Associates
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 6 of 27 Laura Clark Discusses Reality That You Have To Save More Than You Spend To Save For Retirement
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 7 of 27 Laura Clark States Investors Are Often Overly Optimistic Regarding Their Ability To Outperform The Market
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 8 of 27 Laura Clark Discusses Importance of Learning To Think Crtically
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 9 of 27 Laura Clark States Importance of Engineering Students Gaining Exposure To Business Coursework
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 10 of 27 Laura Clark States Importance of Playing By Company's Rules and Learning From Failures
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 11 of 27 Laura Clark Shares Thoughts on Dealing With a Bad Boss
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 12 of 27 Laura Clark Discusses Challenges Of Being A Woman in Financial Services Industry
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 13 of 27 Laura Clark States Women Need To Speak Up and Make Demands in Business Environment
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 14 of 27 Laura Clark States Importance of Having a Passion And Vision In Professional and Personal Pursuits
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 15 of 27 Laura Clark Shares Thoughts on What Makes A Strong Leader
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 16 of 27 Laura Clark States Good Leaders Understand Their Limits
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 17 of 27 Laura Clark Discusses Differences In Teamwork Between College and Business Environment
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 18 of 27 Laura Clark States Importance of Promoting Yourself and Managing Your Own Career
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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  • 1 min. 42 sec.
Video 19 of 27 Laura Clark Shares Thoughts on Work-Life Balance and Importance of Maintaining Health
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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  • 2 min. 10 sec.
Video 20 of 27 Laura Clark Discusses Need For Finding Balance in Life and Living Each Day To The Fullest
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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  • 2 min. 54 sec.
Video 21 of 27 Laura Clark States People Will Always Surprise You Positively and Negatively
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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  • 3 min. 33 sec.
Video 22 of 27 Laura Clark Shares Thoughts on Investment Philosophies
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 23 of 27 Laura Clark Discusses Responsibilities As a Portfolio Manager
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 24 of 27 Laura Clark Discusses Important Information That Portfolio Managers Should Follow
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 25 of 27 Laura Clark Shares Thoughts on Third Party Research and Conflicts of Interest
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 26 of 27 Laura Clark States Importance of Asking The Right Questions Regarding Your Investments
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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Video 27 of 27 Laura Clark States Tax Issues Should Not Be Sole Driver Of Investment Strategy
  • Laura Clark - Interview - Financial Services Careers
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  • 1 min. 8 sec.

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