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At times, the complexity of today’s global economy may feel overwhelming. Whether you’re a working professional who is building wealth, a successful executive or business owner contemplating your next act, or the head of a multigenerational family looking to preserve your family’s future—you have questions. You expect clear answers from an advisor with worldwide experience who understands you, your family and your community.


Our highly credentialed team offers the thoughtful perspective and proactive service your family needs to help meet their goals. With a team of advisors spanning decades of experience, we strive, relentlessly, to make sure you feel well taken care of. By putting financial planning at the core of everything we do, we offer the capabilities to help you, your business and your family unlock opportunity, preserve wealth and create continuity.

Karen Ben-Shlaush, CFP®, CIMA®, CRPC®, CEPA

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

For over 15 years, Karen has been fully engaged in effecting wealth management, financial planning, and investment solutions for high net worth individuals, business owners and retirees. She focuses on helping her clients achieve success across all aspects of their financial lives, and on providing an exceptional level of service.

Karen takes each client through a comprehensive planning process, which starts with carefully listening and making sure she understands their unique situation, values, and vision for their future. She then designs and implements a customized plan that draws on cash flow analysis, simulation testing, and risk management. To address her clients' most complex wealth planning issues, she incorporates trust and estate planning, as well as wealth transfer and philanthropic planning, ensuring that clients leave the lasting legacy they desire. And as circumstances in their lives change, the plan evolves and adjusts for those shifts, giving clients the confidence to move forward no matter what challenges they are faced with.

Karen is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, a certification she earned after obtaining a Certificate in Financial Planning from Georgetown University. She obtained the Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation upon successfully completing Yale University's CIMA® registered education program, administered by the Investments and Wealth Institute. As a Certified Exit Planning Advisor, she understands the unique opportunities and challenges that come at every stage of an entrepreneur's personal and business life, from launch through exit and beyond.

Karen graduated with a B.S. in finance and a B.A. in psychology from the University of Maryland, which she attended on a full scholarship. Her strong passion for traveling and learning about different cultures has taken her around the world, but as a fourth generation Washingtonian, she is proud to call Washington D.C. home.


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Education

  • B.S. Finance & B.A. Psychology, University of Maryland, 2002 - 2006
  • Certificate in Financial Planning , Georgetown University, 2009 - 2009
  • CIMA® registered education program, Yale University - School of Management, 2017 - 2017

Credentials

  • Certified Exit Planning Advisor
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
  • Certified Investment Management Analyst®
  • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor

Our advice is comprehensive. We help diverse clients in a broad range of areas, including:

Financial planning
Education planning
Long-term care planning
Retirement planning
Legacy planning
Business succession
Investing
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Washington, DC 20005
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We are here to provide quality strategies customized to your needs. We concentrate on developing long-term relationships through a commitment to quality client service. You can rely on our personalized advice, first-class solutions, and extensive wealth management experience.

  • David Andreadis

    David Andreadis, CPWA, CIMA, CPM, CRPC,CEPA

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    David has extensive experience delivering customized wealth management, financial planning, and asset protection strategies to high net-worth clients. He focuses on investment management, combining modern portfolio theory with cash flow analytics to build and manage client portfolios for the long term. The relationship aspect of his practice, however, continues to be his priority. Whether with an individual or institutional client, David has never underestimated the importance of listening to his clients and really hearing what they have to say. He strives to take a truly hands-on, personal approach with each relationship, creating an exclusive client experience.

    In his over 25 years of industry experience, David has earned several professional designations. He is a Certified Private Wealth Advisor ® professional and Certified Investment Management Analyst® practitioner, certifications administered by the Investments and Wealth Institute and taught in conjunction with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, respectively. David earned his Certified Portfolio Manager® designation from Columbia University and the Portfolio Management Institute. David is also a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor SM, a professional designation awarded by the College for Financial Planning®. David also earned the CEPA designation through the Exit Planning Institute. This dedication to ongoing education has deepened his understanding of both the challenges and opportunities facing his exclusive group of clients, and has prepared him with the expertise to address their most complex financial issues and most important goals.

    David graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in finance. He also holds Series 7, 31 and 66 securities licenses as well as licenses in health, life, variable annuity and variable life insurance. 

     

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    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.

      • Certified Exit Planning Advisor
      • Certified Investment Management Analyst®
      • Certified Portfolio Manager®
      • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠
      • Private Wealth Advisor
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      Suite 1100
      Washington, DC 20005
    • Gordon Dale

      Gordon Dale

      Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

      Financial Advisor

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      There has never been such a complicated array of investment choices.  With Gordon's 40 plus years of continuous investment management experience, he can distill the financially complex into a clear and understandable investment strategy and deliver to his clients an appropriate investment management program.  To do so, he has assembled a team to provide in depth financial analytics and superior client service.

      Gordon has served on the boards of The Washington Ballet for 20 years, The Circumnavigators Club Foundation, of which he was President for 7 years, and other not-for-profit groups.  In addition to the arts and travel he enjoys playing hockey, tennis, skiing, scuba diving and hiking.

       

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          • Richard Haskin

            Richard Haskin, CEPA

            Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

            Financial Advisor

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            Richard helps individuals and their families realize their goals through comprehensive financial planning. He strives to exceed client expectations by delivering thoughtful, personalized advice and providing impeccable client service. Richard studied business at the University of Miami, and has over 25 years of industry experience. He is dedicated to giving back to his community, serving on the board of directors of the Jewish Social Services Agency (JSSA) which helps families across the DC metro area meet physical, social and emotional challenges. Richard is also a member of the Amity Club of Washington, which focuses on philanthropic and social activities. Richard and his wife, Tamara, have lived in Washington for over 30 years and have two grown sons.

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                • Karen Ben-Shlaush

                  Karen Ben-Shlaush, CFP, CIMA, CRPC, CEPA

                  Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

                  Financial Advisor

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                  For over 15 years, Karen has been fully engaged in effecting wealth management, financial planning, and investment solutions for high net worth individuals and business owners. She focuses on helping her clients achieve success across all aspects of their financial lives, while providing an exceptional level of service.

                  Karen takes each client through a comprehensive planning process, which starts with carefully listening and making sure she understands their unique situation, values, and vision for their future. She then designs and implements a customized plan that draws on cash flow analysis, simulation testing, and risk management to arrive at the optimal asset allocation. As circumstances in her clients' lives change, the plan evolves and adjusts, giving them the confidence to move forward no matter what challenges come their way.

                  Karen is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, a certification she earned after obtaining a Certificate in Financial Planning from Georgetown University. She obtained the Certified Investment Management Analyst® designation upon successfully completing Yale University's CIMA® registered education program, administered by the Investments and Wealth Institute. She earned the Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM designation through the College for Financial Planning®. As a Certified Exit Planning Advisor, she understands the unique opportunities and challenges that come at every stage of an entrepreneur's personal and business life, from launch through exit and beyond

                  Karen graduated with a B.S. in finance and a B.A. in psychology from the University of Maryland, which she attended on a full scholarship. She holds Series 7, 66, and 31 securities licenses and is life, health, and long-term care insurance licensed. Her passion for traveling and learning about different cultures has taken her to over 25 countries, but as a fourth generation Washingtonian, she is proud to call DC home.

                  CA Insurance License #0M39025

                  • Forbes Best-in-State Women Wealth Advisors, 2023The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in February based on information from a 12 month period ending September of the prior year.

                    • Certified Exit Planning Advisor
                    • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
                    • Certified Investment Management Analyst®
                    • Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠
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                  • Danielle Tersaga

                    Danielle Suzanne "Dani" Tersaga, AWMA

                    Financial Advisor

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                    As a Financial Advisor and the team's lead financial planning specialist, Dani leverages her love of problem solving in helping her clients meet their financial needs and achieve their financial goals. Her unwavering work ethic is still driven by a deep-seated commitment to helping others.

                    As a key member of Washington Wealth Management, and firm believer in the team's core concepts, Dani helps to provide analytical insights, comprehensive financial planning and personalized investment advice to the team's clients.  

                    Starting off as a pre-med student at George Washington University, Dani later graduated from Ursinus College with a B.A. in Business and Economics, minoring in biology. She also holds a Certificate in Financial Planning from the Georgetown School of Continuing Studies and the Accredited Wealth Management Advisor® designation. Dani joined UBS in 2013. As a Wealth Planning Analyst, she provided holistic financial planning advice to high and ultra-high net worth investors throughout the DC Metro area; experience which has been put to good use since she became a Financial Advisor in 2015. 

                    Outside of the office, Dani enjoys traveling near and far with her husband Troy, and volunteering at local animal rescues.  Raised in Doylestown, PA, Dani has fallen in love with the DC area and now envisions herself a lifelong DC resident. 

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                        • Steven Hrones

                          Steven Hrones

                          Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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                          Steve brings 20 years of valuable experience to his role as senior wealth strategy assoicate. Starting in his family business directly out of college, he learned what it takes to be successful in business through sound financial planning, hard work and dedication. 

                          At Washington Wealth Management, Steve applies a client centric approach to solving complex financial issues as well as overall practice management and organization. His chief goal is to help clients better understand their financial goals so they can make informed decisions about their money and their future.

                          Steve graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Business Law and Public Policy. He holds Series 7, 66, 9 & 10 securities licenses and is life, health and long-term care insurance licensed.

                          Making his home in Silver Spring, MD, along with his wife, Donna, Steve believes in the importance of community service work. He volunteers for his neighborhood association and also supports several educational philanthropies. An avid outdoorsman, he likes to bike, hike, play golf and travel.

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