Maura C. Schauss
Maura C. Schauss, CFP®, is a managing partner at Washington Wealth Advisors. In addition to her operating duties as partner and Chief Compliance Officer of the firm, Maura is a personal wealth advisor to her clients.
Maura works with high net worth individuals, families and small businesses. Her specialties include portfolio design and implementation, retirement and education planning. She coordinates with client’s accountants, estate planners and other key professionals, when necessary, to seamlessly plan for and execute sophisticated financial strategies. Her commitment to her clients is backed by her teams' Client Satisfaction scores, which consistently average 95-100%.*
Maura has worked in the financial industry since 1994 and ran a Platinum Financial Services Practice as a Senior Financial Advisor at Ameriprise Financial for 12 years, before launching Washington Wealth Advisors. It was during this time that Maura earned her CPA and her Certified Financial Planner (CFP® ) designations.
Maura is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) where she represents the national organization in various speaking engagements. She, along with her partner, Todd, have a passion for financial literacy and provide their clients with tools to help educate children. Her practice also provides pro bono work for local organizations through financial education and one on one mentoring. Maura is a member of the Washington Women’s Financial Planning Study Group where she collaborates with members on current investment and planning trends.
Maura graduated from American University, in Washington D.C., in 1994. She earned a BSBA in Accounting with minor in Russian Language.
Maura's free time is spent with her family enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, running and biking. She and her husband, Daryl, have three children and reside in Ashburn, Virginia.
*Client Satisfaction Surveys are conducted annually. The survey evaluates advisors and team on criteria that includes: advisor knowledge, advisor ability to provide advice that suits the individual needs of the client, and client service.