Laura Bruce CFP®, ChFC® - Alaska Wealth Advisors

Laura Bruce CFP®, ChFC®


Laura joined APCM in 2007 as the Director of Client Relations for the Institutional team and transitioned to her role as Owner/Director of Alaska Wealth Advisors when it was formed in 2014. She has over 25 years of broadly diversified investment management and financial industry experience. Laura began her career with Bank of America where she started as a loan officer and progressed to branch manager and then Vice President of the Private Bank. She then honed her securities skills as a stockbroker for Wachovia Securities (now Wells Fargo Advisors) and served as a trust officer for First National Bank Alaska. She currently heads a team of financial planners who develop financial solutions to take the worry out of retirement and when life throws you the unexpected.

Throughout the years Laura has served on numerous community boards and is currently the Chair of the University of Alaska Foundation. When she’s not guiding clients to retirement or volunteering, Laura enjoys spending time with her family at their cabin up north and having adventures with her family which includes her giant sheepadoodle, Bindi and miniature rescue dog, Wallace.


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, BBA
University for International Studies, Madrid Spain

Chartered Financial Consultant®, American College
Series 65 License[/expand]

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We Can’t Run Our Businesses Without the University of Alaska

By Laura Bruce | March 22, 2021 | Comments Off on We Can’t Run Our Businesses Without the University of Alaska

Let’s keep this incredible resource growing. You can help, and I have a prize for those that do! Our company hires 2-3 professionals each year. Currently, we have a staff of about 26 people and we’re still growing. The Alaskans of our firm contribute significantly, not only to our economy, but also our quality of […]

Amazing, Empowering and Supporting Each Other

By Laura Bruce | September 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Amazing, Empowering and Supporting Each Other

This blog is dedicated to all the online learning support grandmas, the next-door angels taking care of their community and the career women burning the candle at both ends. Covid-19 disproportionately affects women and we know Alaskan women are amazing. It has been almost 30 years since I came to Alaska as a young woman […]

Dream, Girl – 3rd Annual Teen Empowerment Event

By Laura Bruce | October 9, 2019 | Comments Off on Dream, Girl – 3rd Annual Teen Empowerment Event

“We know the names of Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg. But what about the female entrepreneurs? What’s their story? From brand new startups to million dollar industries, it’s time we stop telling girls they can be anything they want to be and show them what it means to be a leader.” Dream, Girl […]