Leigh Williamson

Leigh S. Williamson, CFA

Principal, Domestic Equity Client Portfolio Manager


19 Years


Leigh is an integral member of our equity team working closely with our equity portfolio managers and analysts to support the firm’s client service and business development efforts.  She is also a member of the firm’s Investment and Diversity & Inclusion Committees.

Prior Work Experience

Prior to coming on board with GW&K, Leigh worked in institutional equity sales communicating equity research ideas to institutional clients for SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.  She began her investment career at Leerink Swann where she served as a senior consultant liaison for MEDACorp, a proprietary healthcare consultant network for the firm’s institutional, corporate, and investment banking clients.


Leigh graduated magna cum laude from Boston College.  She is a CFA® charterholder and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Boston.  She also holds Series 7 and 63 Licenses with FINRA. Leigh is a member of McLean Hospital’s Women’s Mental Health Leadership Council, in addition to McLean Hospital’s Board of Visitors. She is also a member of the Board of the Directors for the Boston Securities Traders Association.

The Value I Bring...
I am passionate about investing and building strong, long-term relationships with our valued clients. My experience on the sell side of the investment industry, past focus on small- and mid-cap stocks across multiple sectors, and in-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry add a unique perspective to the team's research discussions and enhance my ability to educate clients on the team's philosophy, process, and stock holdings.

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