Blaine Lourd is a 25-year veteran of Wall Street, having started his career at E.F. Hutton, followed by Shearson Lehman Hutton, Lehman Brothers, Bear Sterns, Oppenheimer, and A.G. Edwards. Blaine founded LourdMurray with the simple goal of giving fee-only advice with no investment banking, no proprietary trading, fair fees, and no broker dealer affiliation. Blaine was featured by Michael Lewis in “The Evolution of an Investor,” November 19, 2007.
Lourd graduated with a BS from Louisiana State University, 1985, and is a native of New Iberia, Louisiana. He is married with three children, is actively involved in youth sports coaching, and is the author of a critically acclaimed memoir, Born on the Bayou, published in August 2015 by Simon & Schuster.