• About US

    Stanley-Laman Group was founded by William Stanley, James Laman and David Eaton in 1991.

    Stanley-Laman Group is committed to helping our clients improve their long-term financial success. Our customized programs are designed to grow, protect, and conserve our clients’ wealth by delivering an unprecedented level of personalized service and expertise.


    We are an investment manager and financial advisory firm that specializes in:

    - Managing Global Investment Portfolios
    - Designing and Administering Estate Plans
    - Personal Financial Planning


    Stanley Laman has extensive experience in working with high net worth individuals who own businesses, real estate, or hold large concentrated positions in publicly traded stock; we also provide these services to charitable and education institutions, financial advisors and investment brokers.

  • Education

    William Stanley - President

    Master of Financial Sciences (MSFS) American College Bryn Mawr, PA
    Chartered Financial Consultant (CHFC)
    Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)


    James Laman - Vice President & Corporate Counsel

    Mr. Laman graduated from the University of Illinois-Chicago with a degree in Accounting. He began his career with Sears Roebuck in Chicago, working as a Senior Auditor, while attending law school at night.

    He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers University School of Law in 1983 and went to work for Laventhol & Horwath in its Philadelphia office, as a Senior Tax Specialist. From Laventhol, Jim moved to Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Company in Radnor, PA. At Fidelity, he supported the field offices as an Estate and Business Analysis attorney, while attending Villanova University School of Law's LL.M program, at night. Jim received his LL.M degree from Villanova School of Law in 1988, earning recognition for obtaining the highest GPA in the history of the program (at the time).