Diann McChesney, CFP®


Diann helps clients grow and protect their wealth.

Diann has been guiding Asset Strategies clients through the financial planning process, as well as managing their investment assets since 2012. Diann has a Master’s Degree in Financial Planning from The College of Financial Planning in Denver, CO. She then went on to earn several prestigious designations, including Certified Financial Planner®. Serving on our Investment Committee, Diann is responsible for prudently reviewing our current investments, as well as, vetting our prospective investments. Diann believes strongly that “nothing happens in a vacuum”; that decisions made now affect decisions in the future, making comprehensive financial planning a top priority. She works diligently to make sure that trades are placed into investments that work towards your financial plan, working with our clients to help them take an optimal amount of risk, not chasing unnecessary returns.  Diann works to manage and project the impacts of capital gains and losses for our clients. She is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA), National Association of Financial Planning Advisors (NAPFA), and the AICPA Personal Financial Planning division.


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Diann’s life is busy busy busy.  When she’s not at the office, it’s possible that she’s either:  mowing the lawn and doing landscaping at her home in Ridgefield; hiking the Appalachian Trail with her husband, Jeff; visiting her daughter in Pennsylvania or spending time with her son.  In addition to her work, home, and family, Diann’s life is also full of philanthropy and community service. Diann currently serves on the Cottey College Board of Trustees.  (Cottey College, located in Nevada, Missouri is an independent, liberal arts and sciences college for women, owned and supported by the P.E.O. Sisterhood.) Diann has been a member of the P.EO. Sisterhood since 1998, and served on the executive board of the Connecticut State Chapter 2007 – 2014.  Diann loves to have fun and easily amuses herself. Two of her life mantras are: “Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway”, and “Live Fully, Love Deeply, Laugh Often.”