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Victoria Sushan, President
Financial Advisor, CDFA
Collaborative Divorce Professional
Victoria Sushan has dedicated her Financial and Mediation practices to the goal of helping clients make informed decisions about their future, educating and
empowering them to achieve personal and financial fulfillment. Serving clients for over 20 years Victoria has offered her financial expertise in Mortgage lending, Debt and Conflict Management, and Financial Planning. Working as Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, she provides insights into financial issues associated
with divorce or separation, helping parties arrive at knowledge-based outcomes.
Clients benefit from hearing an objective viewpoint in an emotional situation and having a peace of mind that their settlement is financially feasible. As a Financial Advisor, she offers practical solutions to clients that are faced with various Financial challenges, providing assistance with budgeting, debt management and navigating clients through bankruptcy, foreclosure or short sale processes or avoiding these unmanageable financial outcomes when possible. Victoria offers compassion and understanding of client’s individual needs when practicing client-centered Mediation approach.
Victoria has her BA degree in Marketing from University of Illinois and currently finishing her Masters in Dispute Resolution. She has started her financial carrier in 1992 and became licensed in the State of Illinois, since she has received her CFP training as well as Mediation and Negotiation Certification from Northwestern University in 2011, her CDFA in 2012 from The Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts and her training and certification in Collaborative Practice in 2012 from the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois. In addition to her private practice, Victoria is passionate about educating the community by offering workshops and seminars on Financial Mindfulness, cultural differences with relationship to money, Financial coaching, Divorce and Money, she is also leading support and education groups for the individuals involved in the deferent stages of the Divorce Process. She frequently lectures on Mediation and Collaborative Divorce process throughout various communities in North Shore and Chicago.
Victoria’s primary areas of concentration are Financial Analysis and Budgeting, Financial Coaching, Budgeting, Debt Management, Divorce Financial Planning, Divorce Mediation and Collaborative Divorce.
In 2010 Victoria Founded The Art of Living Institute, an organization offering educational resources, workshops and seminars in financial mindfulness, debt management, life coaching, stress management, divorce education and support groups and variety of classes to support, educate and empower the community.
The Art of Living Alliance
300 Knights Bridge Pkwy, Suite 114
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Offices in Lincolnshire, Northbrook, Glenview at The Glen, Schaumburg and Chicago Loop.
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