Laura H. Mattia,  CFP<sup>&reg;</sup> - Financial Advisor

Laura H. Mattia, CFP®

Ph.D., MBA,


Atlas Fiduciary Financial

201 Cantu Ct Ste 116 A
Sarasota, FL 34232
(941) 879-9290


Laura Mattia is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and member of the Financial Planning Association. Serving clients at Atlas Fiduciary Financial in Sarasota, FL and the surrounding communities.

Financial Advisor Overview

Dr. Mattia is the author of the forthcoming book GENDER ON WALL STREET: UNCOVERING OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN IN FINANCIAL SERVICES coming out spring 2018 from Palgrave Macmillan.


Financial Advisor Experience

I abring unique qualifications and financial expertise: 1) I am a Finance Professor at Muma Business College, University of South Florida, Tampa - Developed Personal Financial Planning Degree Program - Academic Research: Gender Financial Literacy Gender Gap 2) I hold advanced Finance Degree and Certifications - PhD in Personal Financial Planning (Texas Tech University) - MBA in Accounting and Finance (Montclair State University) - Financial Planning Certificate (Fairleigh Dickinson University) - CFP Designation (CFP Board) 3) I have worked for thirty Years in Finance as Senior Financial Executive and an owner of a Fee-Only firm where I developed financial leadership experience - CFO/Controller/VP (M&M/Mars, Telcordia Technologies, Cendant, Geller and Company) - Principal/Partner of FEE-ONLY Firm in NYC metro area 4) I am a women’s advocate providing specific education and understanding through various venues acquired through experience and scientific research. 3) I am highly engaged in improving the standard in the financial services industry participating in leadership roles with the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and the National Association of Personal Financial Planners (NAPFA)

Financial Advisor Certifications

Securities Registrations or Exam Qualifications

Designations & Certifications

  • Other - Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Certified Retirement Specialist

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Financial Advisor's Specialties

Budget & Debt Management, Comprehensive Financial Planning, 401(k)/403(b)/IRAs, Asset Allocation, Investment Management, Getting Divorced, Mutual Funds, Retirement, Stocks & Bonds, Life Planning, Tangible Assets, Sudden Wealth, Nontraditional Households, Special Needs, Women's Finances


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