Lauren Maughan Denklau

Chief Administration Officer (CAO)

Lauren is the Chief Administration Officer (CAO) and Head of Investor Relations of Proficio Capital Partners.  In this role, Lauren leads all relationship management efforts with existing and future Proficio families including ongoing and regular client contact and communications.  She serves as the main point of contact for all investor inquiries and regularly conducts portfolio reviews with families to explain the investor’s investment performance alongside the family’s Portfolio Manager.  In addition, Lauren is responsible for managing the daily administrative operations at Proficio and collaborating with colleagues to provide input on strategic planning and develop improvements.


Prior to joining Proficio in 2016, Lauren was a Director in Global Corporate Development at Willis Towers Watson, where she worked with the firm’s CEO and Operating Committee to shape the combined business portfolio and with senior executives to generate strategy and guide implementation across all divisions and geographies. Lauren previously spent more than eight years on Wall Street, working for Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse in various sales, client strategy, and senior management advisory roles across Fixed Income and Equities.  In her last position at Credit Suisse, Lauren worked directly for the CEO of the Investment Bank to set the strategic direction of the organization and implement the goals of the underlying divisions.  Lauren has extensive experience in both client-focused sales management and internally-focused business development.


Lauren holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance and Bachelors of Accountancy from Villanova University (Magna Cum Laude).

Outside the Office

Originally raised in the NY Tri-State area, Lauren swam competitively for 15 years and moved to Boston in 2016.  Lauren enjoys staying active whether it be Peloton spin classes, traveling extensively, ‘attempting’ to learn how to play golf, and enjoying her family’s home on Lake Winnipesaukee.  Lauren serves on the Villanova University Tri-State Campaign Committee and is an active volunteer for the Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Foundation where she previously spearheaded the PKD NYC Walk Committee.  Lauren resides in Boston’s South End with her husband.