"Empowering clients to make informed decisions about their finances, especially preparing for or going through significant life changes, is important to understand the possibilities and evaluate the options."
Jane Ochsman Rowny, CPA, CFP®, CDFA®, is a life transition financial planner. She focuses her practice on providing divorce support, financial and tax planning, and wealth management to individuals. Jane helps clients transition through life’s significant changes toward realizing their goals. She believes in the importance of empowering her clients to make informed decisions about their finances.
Those decisions include changes in financial circumstances because of retirement, the death of a spouse, divorce, marriage, inheritance, plans to start a family, college planning and strategic investment management. She helps clients understand the possibilities and evaluate their options, and guides them towards sound financial decisions
A specialist in delivering creative solutions for financial challenges, Jane has more than 25 years of experience that includes expertise in divorce and prenuptial financial planning, financial planning, investment advisory services and individual tax planning and compliance.
As a director of Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell (CBM)’s divorce finance and litigation support services, Jane guides clients from pre-filing through the finalizing of a divorce and beyond as well as prenuptial financial planning. Her expertise encompasses collaborative divorce, mediation, litigation support and expert witness testimony. Jane has assisted with negotiations in several hundred divorce matters and is qualified as an expert in Montgomery and Howard counties in Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
Jane loves to be outdoors and active, from playing tennis, golf and, most recently, pickleball to skiing the slopes in Colorado and Utah. Her most notable outdoor activity, though, is hiking, having traversed sections of the Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal, the W Trek in Patagonia, old Inca trails to Machu Picchu and the magnificent trails in many U.S. national parks. She’s passionate about conservation and the environment and has participated in a conservation safari in Africa that focused on elephant and lion migration and health. When at home, Jane loves spending time with her family, friends and two cats, and enjoys cooking and gardening.