Claudia Cypher Kane, CFP®, CIMA®, CPWA®, ADPA®, CDFA®
2023 FPA President-elect
Claudia Kane, CFP®, CIMA, CPWA®, ADPA®, CDFA®, currently serves as the volunteer president-elect of the Financial Planning Association® (FPA®), the principal membership organization for CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals and those who support the financial planning process.
Kane has been a financial adviser since 1985, when she started her career with Merrill Lynch. As an independent advisor with Raymond James Financial Services and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®), Kane specializes in helping clients improve their financial future as they transition through divorce.
Kane has served as the Director of Advocacy for the FPA of Northern California, and sat on the FPA of California — a coalition of FPA chapters in California. Kane previously served on the Board of Investments and Wealth Institute (formerly IMCA) and has served in a variety of community leadership positions, currently serving as President for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of El Dorado County.
Kane received her Bachelor's degree from Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, and studied at the Wharton School and the Booth School to earn her CIMA® and CPWA® credentials.
Kane is an avid golfer, sculler, and is a U.S. Rowing Referee.