George W. Hawkins

George W. Hawkins

Managing Partner

George Hawkins began his professional career with five years in commercial banking followed by ten years on a fixed-income trading floor. While working on the floor, he filled several roles in marketing and trading of fixed-income securities as well as in management and recruiting for the firm. After that, he spent two years with an investment banking firm working closely with the principals of the firm in developing new relationships in both the investment advisory and investment banking roles. Following that position and immediately prior to joining Equitable, he managed a private, leveraged portfolio for a group of high-net investors.

George joined Equitable as a financial professional in 1998. His time with the firm has included five years in management in the role of Vice President from 2000 to 2005. His primary planning focus has been on small business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals. In 2005, he teamed up with Christopher Laakso to form the Hawkins Laakso Group (HLG) which is now known as Hawkins Laakso Wealth Management (HLWM).  Since joining Equitable he has been awarded Equitable Centurion, Equitable Gold, Circle of Excellence and has been installed in the Equitable Hall of Fame as well as Hallmark I and Hallmark II.

As one of the two Managing Partners of HLWM, George's principal role has been asset-management and research strategies. He has clients across the country and has spent his entire professional career in financial services.

George has is a former Human Rights Campaign Governor is currently on the Equitable National Diversity and a former National Associates Forum Committee.  He also is an active supporter of numerous animal rights organizations.

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