• MM in Music Performance, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • BM in Music Performance, University of Southern Maine

Lauren Onsrud

Chief of Staff

Compassionate, Enterprising, Focused

As Chief of Staff, Lauren organizes the strategic priorities of our Managing Principal, Frank Marzano. Her operational efficiency and program management skills complement Frank’s visionary leadership. She is adept at building strong relationships within GMAG and outside of the Firm in order to influence outcomes and maintain momentum for important firm initiatives.

She is responsible for providing Frank with administrative support, managing the administrative staff, and serving as GM Advisory Group’s human resources manager. She is passionate about helping others and prioritizes creating a culture of team work, professionalism, and kindness.

Prior to joining GMAG, Lauren was an Executive Assistant at Ares Capital Management, where she supported the Direct Lending Team. Prior to her position at Ares, Lauren held multiple executive assistant positions in fields of finance and healthcare while also pursuing a professional operatic career. Her work in opera taught her discipline, attention to detail, and accountability, key traits she brings to her work at GMAG.

In her spare time, Lauren enjoys singing, cooking, and enjoying the great outdoors in beautiful Long Island.