Maura C. Schauss CFP®

Managing Partner & Financial Advisor
Founder

As an independent financial advisor, my goal is to work with you to meet your investment and financial goals. As a fiduciary, I am held to the highest standard in our industry. I am required, regulated and proud to put my client interests first, ahead of my own. Whether you are seeking unbiased investment advice, want to make sure you are on track to have the option to retire, educate a child, or make sure you have the appropriate amount of insurance, I promise a new level of knowledge, detail, and commitment.

My specialties include portfolio design and implementation that also factor in the tax implications. I regularly coordinate with client’s accountants, estate planners, and other key professionals, when necessary, to seamlessly plan for and execute sophisticated financial strategies. 

Prior to founding our firm in 2011, I ran a Platinum Financial Services Practice with Ameriprise Financial for 12 years. It was during this time that I earned both my CPA and my Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designations.

I am a proud member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), AICPA, and Washington Women’s Financial Planning Study Group where I collaborate with members on the latest investment and planning trends.  Recently, I was honored to have been named to Washingtonian's Best Financial Advisers in the Washington DC area as chosen by my peers*.

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family and love watching their various sports activities.

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*Please Note: Limitations: Neither rankings and/or recognitions by unaffiliated rating services, publications, media, or other organizations, nor the achievement of any professional designation, certification, degree, or license, or any amount of prior experience or success, should be construed by a client or prospective client as a guarantee that he/she will experience a certain level of results if Washington Wealth Advisors is engaged, or continues to be engaged, to provide investment advisory services. Rankings published by magazines, and others, generally base their selections exclusively on information prepared and/or submitted by the recognized adviser. Rankings are generally limited to participating advisers (see participation data/criteria). Unless expressly indicated to the contrary, Washington Wealth Advisors did not pay a fee to be included on any such ranking. No ranking or recognition should be construed as a current or past endorsement of Washington Wealth Advisors by any of its clients.