Laura Coy


Laura Coy joined William Blair in 2016 as the director of community engagement. In this capacity, Laura is overseeing the William Blair Foundation, creating the firm’s integrated social investment strategy, and developing opportunities for employees to volunteer with and serve as leaders in their local community. Before joining William Blair, Laura served as the senior manager of corporate social responsibility (CSR), public affairs manager, and senior corporate philanthropist for Grainger, where she was responsible for the company’s CSR and citizenship programs. Before joining Grainger, Laura worked for nonprofits such as the National Alzheimer’s Association and the American Red Cross of Greater Chicago, where she learned the power of building public-private partnerships. Laura is active with professional organizations as the Board Chair for the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals and supports several local charities as well. Education: B.S., political science, University of Illinois.

Exploring Sustainability

Laura Coy

Across industries, companies are asking themselves: Are we a good corporate citizen? At William Blair, we believe that there is no one way to answer this important question. Rather, we believe that corporate social responsibility...

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