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7600 Leesburg Pike
Suite 120 East
Falls Church, VA 22043

Lauren O’Brien, CFP®, CPA
Senior Vice President,
Wealth Management

Lauren O’Brien, CFP®, CPA is a Wealth Management Advisor  specializing in retirement planning, retirement income generation, wealth transfer planning, and investment management. She maintains the distinguished credentials of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANER™, and in both 2015 and 2016 Lauren was nominated by industry peers and selected for the Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Financial Professionals for the categories of Insurance, Retirement and Investment Planning.

Prior to joining LMA, Lauren worked as a financial advisor at Wells Fargo Advisors. Her expanded industry experience as a CPA includes working in client service with Deloitte in Chicago and India, as well as serving a global credit products team with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London.

As a proud alumna of the University of Notre Dame, Lauren graduated Summa Cum Laud with a degree in Accountancy and promptly gained the CPA designation, earning the Illinois Excellency Award. Still connected to the university, she chairs the Notre Dame Women Connect chapter in DC and serves on the leadership team for the ND Alumni Club of DC; within that realm she designed and launched the Lessons in Leadership program to foster leadership development and networking among area alumni.

Lauren resides in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia where she actively engages in community development. She presently serves on the finance committee for The Campagna Center, an organization committed to providing children and families with a comprehensive set of tools to thrive and succeed. She served on the Board of Directors for the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, previously chairing its Professional Women’s Network under which she launched its now annual Women’s Leadership Forum. For her community endeavors, she was recognized in 2017 as an honoree for Alexandria’s 40 Under 40.

An avid traveler, Lauren has visited all continents except Antarctica and aims to visit all 50 states. She loves to cook, attend wine tastings, and can be frequently found downtown for events and exhibits.

Lauren O’Brien, CFP®, CPASenior Vice President,
Wealth Management
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7600 Leesburg Pike
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Falls Church, VA 22043

Marie Gaetjens
Client Services Associate

Marie joined LMA in January 2016. She has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. She began her career in the accounting department of a local financial planning firm. She enjoyed the dynamic pace of the world of finance and took it upon herself to learn more. Within months, she had transitioned to the role of Client Service Associate, supporting three financial advisers and their clients. Marie enjoys working closely with the advisers she supports and getting to know their clients, their needs and concerns and working together to address them and find suitable solutions.

Marie is a graduate of George Mason University where she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. In her spare time, Marie enjoys reading, watching British TV and walking her Australian Shepherd. She lives in Falls Church with her husband and daughter.

Marie GaetjensClient Services Associate

Our Team

Why We Do It

Our family values are simple: Do the right thing. Make a Difference. We believe that, as individuals and as a team, our mission is to serve others with integrity and humility, and to make a positive impact with our efforts. Each of us has one life – and one retirement – to live the way we wish; we serve at the pleasure of our clients to help them achieve their dreams.

Helping clients understand their financial goals, their financial position, and all the decisions in-between is what gets us out of bed every day – and keeps our clients in bed all night long. How can we help you sleep through the night?

What We Do

The O’Brien Team specializes in retirement planning, retirement income generation, investment management, and wealth transfer planning.

See Our Services for more information on these areas.

How We Do It


What’s On Lauren’s Mind