Lauren Gadkowski Lindsay, CFP
Lauren Lindsay, CFP, is the Director of Financial Planning, and focuses on fee-only, comprehensive financial planning for both individuals and corporate clients. Lauren enjoys helping clients establish and realize their financial goals, and providing the objective overview that fee-only planning allows for. As a former high school teacher, client education is a priority of Lauren’s and she has delivered financial education seminars around the country.

Prior to joining Personal Financial Advisors, Lauren worked in Boston, Massachusetts as a fee-only planner with her own firm, Beacon Financial Planning and Compass Planning Associates. Before that, Lauren was employed at Putnam Investments in Boston where she earned numerous awards for client services. Her Putnam experience included servicing Institutional 401(k) client services, and she traveled and presented to corporate clients nationally. She also worked in Human Resources on the 401(K) and EDC plans, as well as assisted Marsh and McLennan employees and their families through the Putnam Preferred Access group. Before joining the financial planning profession, Lauren taught high school English and Drama in London, England. She has been in the financial planning field since 1998.

Lauren is a member of NAPFA, the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors, a national organization of fee-only financial planners, and is Director of Education for the local Houston NAPFA chapter. Additionally, Lauren is a member of the Houston Estate and Financial Forum and President of the William and Mary Alumni Club of Houston. She also belongs to The Junior League of Houston, Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Association and the Tiger Athletic Foundation (TAF). She is a graduate of Joe Hurley’s 529 Boot Camp for Advisors and with her teaching background, brings a unique perspective to the challenge of college planning. She has instructed classes on financial education topics for local colleges and corporations nationwide, such as PepsiCo and Bose. Lauren has also been quoted in national periodicals on financial topics, most recently in Financial Advisor, The Journal of Financial Planning, Self, Money Magazine, Financial Advisor Magazine, The Boston Globe andThe Wall Street Journal, and on the online web journal at

Contact Lauren Gadkowski Lindsay, CFP

Personal Financial Advisors, LLC
100 Tyler Square #6
P.O. Box 3730
Covington, Louisiana  70433
Phone: (985) 898-0450
Fax: (985) 635-4660


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
  • Lafourche Parish, Louisiana
  • Livingston Parish, Louisiana
  • Orleans Parish, Louisiana
  • Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
  • Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana
  • Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana
  • Saint Helena Parish, Louisiana
  • Saint James Parish, Louisiana
  • Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana
  • St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
  • Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
  • Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
  • Washington Parish, Louisiana

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