Karen Wawrzaszek is a principal and senior director at Sullivan Bruyette Speros & Blayney.
Prior to joining Sullivan Bruyette Speros & Blayney, a Washington, DC area-based financial advisory services company in 2018, where she leads the firm’s planning strategies and team development, Wawrzaszek was a managing director for Rockefeller Capital Management. For more than 20 years, she has helped families and nonprofit organizations navigate financial planning and impact investing. In 2018, she was named one of Washingtonian magazine’s Top Financial Advisers.
She is also the co-founder and chief executive officer of Pomona Society, a diverse collective of women who collaborate to affect systemic change for women and families in the District.
She serves as treasurer of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation’s board of directors and business advisor to Bubble, LLC, a privately held company. She is a member of the Washington, DC Estate Planning Council and the Family Firm Institute.
Wawrzaszek is a 2018 graduate of Leadership Greater Washington’s Signature Program. She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Wichita State University, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ professional, and Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA).