Laurie Renchik, CFP®, MBA has been active in the financial planning profession since 1992 and is a Partner and Senior Financial Planner at The Center. Laurie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Training & Development from Oakland University and an MBA with a specialization in finance from Walsh College. She received her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification in 1995 and holds Series 7, 24, and 63 securities licenses.
Of special interest to Laurie is staying current with trends women face in and out of the work place. In addition to working with women who are in the midst of a transition (career change, receiving an inheritance, losing a life partner, divorce or remarriage), Laurie works with clients who are planning for retirement. Ultimately, her goal is to help organize and simplify financial planning and the investment process giving clients the freedom to concentrate on their life goals and dreams.
Laurie is a member of Inforum, a Michigan Professional Women’s Alliance. Laurie chaired the Women’s Advisory Commission for Oakland County in 2010 and served on the board from 2007-2010. In 2011, Laurie completed the Leadership Oakland XXII program and is currently a member of the Leadership Oakland Alumni Association. She is on the Board of Directors of Michigan Women’s Media, Inc. as Vice Chair.
As a long-standing member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA®), Laurie has held various leadership positions. She chaired the Career Development Committee, served 5 years on the Michigan FPA Board of Directors and currently serves on the Government Relations committee.
A frequent contributor to the Money Centered and Center Connections blogs, Laurie has taken on leadership responsibilities on the Center’s Marketing, Communications, and Health & Wellness committees.
Laurie enjoys family activities, getting together with friends, travel, and staying physically active by running 5k’s and practicing yoga. Passionate about life, both on the job and off, Laurie truly believes in following your dreams because they know the way.