Maura C. Schauss
Maura C. Schauss, CFP®, is the founder and managing partner of Washington Wealth Advisors. Maura works with high net worth individuals, families and small businesses on maximizing their investments to achieve their financial planning goals. She is passionate about the firm’s fiduciary duty and responsibility to their clients, always putting client interests first.
Maura’s specialties include portfolio design and implementation where she is fee conscious and, using her CPA knowledge, emphasizes tax implications. Her knowledge also allows her to coordinate 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' top Client Satisfaction scores.
Maura ran a Platinum Financial Services Practice as a Senior Financial Advisor at Ameriprise Financial for 12 years, before launching Washington Wealth Advisors in 2011. 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), AICPA, and Washington Women’s Financial Planning Study Group where she collaborates with members on the latest investment and planning trends.
Maura graduated from American University in Washington D.C. earning a BSBA in Accounting with a minor in Russian.
Maura's free time is spent with her family enjoying their various sports activities.