Lauren Savino is a Vice President with Cook M&A Advisory Services. She is responsible for executing strategic acquisition searches on behalf of the firm’s clients. Prior to joining Cook, Lauren spent the majority of her career as Managing Director of a leading alternative asset manager where she led all strategic marketing, product development and partnership initiatives. She then formed an independent consulting practice to advise alternative asset managers including private equity, real estate, and hedge funds, on marketing, business development, and investor relations strategies.
Lauren earned a BS in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a CAIA Charterholder and Level III CFA Candidate. Lauren currently serves on the Board of Women Investment Professionals. Outside of work, Lauren enjoys traveling, fine dining, the outdoors, and is an avid skier.