Laurie M. Shahon

Laurie Shahon was elected to Life Insurance Company of Boston & New York’s Board of Directors in 2010. Ms. Shahon founded Wilton Capital Group in 1994 to make private direct investments in early to mid-stage companies and medium-sized buyouts.

Prior to founding Wilton Capital, Ms. Shahon ran mergers, acquisitions and special operating projects at a private holding company for which she also served as Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Color Tile, a 700 store flooring chain. Prior to that, she was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers, where she founded and led the latter firm’s Retailing and Consumer Products Group.

She also currently serves on the boards of KCG, where she is on the Audit and Finance and Nominating and Governance Committees; Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust, where she is on the Audit and Compensation Committees; and Augmented Reality Concepts, where she is Compensation Committee Chairman and also serves on the Audit Committee. She has served on the boards of more than twenty public and private companies since 1987, including Arbor Drugs, The Bombay Company, Eddie Bauer, Kitty Hawk and Safelite Holdings.

Ms. Shahon is a graduate of Wellesley College and received her master’s degree in business administration in Finance and International Business from Columbia Business School, where she has been an Adjunct Professor.