Ann employs a holistic approach to financial planning, starting with each client’s goals and then looking at their full life cycle and family dynamics. Her greatest priority is helping her clients pursue their life and investment goals in a manner that involves taking the least amount of risk necessary. She addresses not only the management of their investments, but every essential financial need – from retirement planning to college planning and insurance planning to estate planning.
Ann is a Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner and has more than 24 years of experience in the financial services industry. Certified by the Certified Financial Planning Board, Ann has taken the extra step to demonstrate her professionalism by voluntarily submitting to the rigorous CFP® certification process that includes highly demanding education, examination, experience and ethical requirements. Ann is a member of the Dupage Association of Women Lawyers and the Dupage County Bar Association as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®).
Ann began her financial services career in Chicago in 1991 with Prudential Securities, which later became Wachovia Securities and subsequently Wells Fargo Advisors, where she held the position of first vice president of investments. She joined Raymond James in early 2014 as a senior vice president of investments. A native of Louisiana, Ann graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Tulane University in New Orleans.
Ann makes her home in Itasca, Illinois, and is an active member of the Illinois Financial Planning Association and St. Julian Eymard Catholic Church. She participates in the Guardian Angel program at the Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, and supports the Illinois March of Dimes, the Archdiocese of Chicago and various other local and national charitable organizations.
Three of Ann’s four married children live in the Chicago area while the fourth lives in Durango, Colorado. She thoroughly enjoys spending as much time as possible with her large family. Her leisurely pursuits include golf, travel, reading and shopping.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner™, and in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.