Blaine has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services business. He started his Wall Street career at E.F. Hutton in 1987, followed by stints at Shearson Lehman Brothers, Bear Stearns, Dean Witter, Oppenheimer and A.G. Edwards. Blaine founded LourdMurray in 2006 with the simple idea of providing fee-only, holistic advice with no investment banking, no proprietary trading, no in-house products, fair fees and no broker-dealer affiliations. Blaine was featured in an article written by Michael Lewis called “The Evolution of an Investor,” in the November 2007 issue of Portfolio Magazine.
Blaine is the founder and CEO of LourdMurray. He is a board member of the Just Keep Livin Foundation as well as Pacific Neurosciences Institute at Johns Hopkins University, and he is very involved in youth sports and leadership work. Mr. Lourd graduated from the Louisiana State University in 1985 and is a native of New Iberia, Louisiana. Blaine also authored the critically-acclaimed book, Born on the Bayou, published in August of 2015 by Simon & Schuster.