PFM Laura Chernova

Laura Chernova, CFP®


Laura Chernova focuses on providing personal financial analysis and planning and implementing investment strategies for clients at the Mill Valley - Shoreline office of Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management, within the Consumer and Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs. Day-to-day, Laura advises clients on all facets of financial planning, helping them chart a financial course for lifetime wealth creation.

Laura began her wealth management career in 1994, serving on the Investment Management Committee at a prominent and growing San Francisco firm. In 2007, Laura took a role at a national investment firm to direct its newly acquired San Francisco subsidiary. In search of a more comprehensive solution for her clients and investment philosophies that more closely aligned with her own, Laura joined United Capital Financial Advisers, now Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management, in 2011.

Laura is a graduate of the University of California at Davis and holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP®) designation. She is a member of the Financial Planning Association of San Francisco and the Financial Women's Association of San Francisco.

Laura is active in the local community, serving as a Director of the Sausalito Women's Club Preservation Society, an active member of the Stevenson School of Pebble Beach Alumni Association, an avid supporter of Saint Hilary School and Parish as well as Willow Creek Academy. She lives in Sausalito with her husband and two children.

United Capital Financial Advisers, LLC d/b/a Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management (“GS PFM”), is a registered investment adviser and an affiliate of Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a worldwide, full-service investment banking, broker-dealer, asset management, and financial services organization. GS PFM does not provide legal, tax, or accounting advice. Clients should obtain their own independent legal, tax, or accounting advice based on their particular circumstances.

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