financial planning and investment management

Kathy Stepp

Principal and Founder

Education
Bachelor of Science Business Administration (Accounting)
- Ohio State University

Accreditations
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)

Associations
Financial Planning Association (FPA), Kansas City Chapter, former board member
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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
Kansas Society of CPAs

Board History
Kansas City Ballet, Board of Directors (current)
Schwab Institutional Advisory Board, 2008 – 2010
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National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), former national board member

Kathy has been named among Worth magazine's and Mutual Funds magazine's "Best Financial Advisors" in the country, and she is frequently quoted in The Kansas City Star, Financial Advisor magazine, Medical Economics magazine and Financial Planning magazine. In March 2012, she was featured in a cover story in Ingram’s magazine as being a leading wealth manager in the greater Kansas City area.

She has served as a national spokesperson for the Citibank Mastercard and Visa consumer financial education program,“Keeping Your Financial Balance,” and has appeared on CNBC and many regional television stations nationwide. Locally, she is WDAF-TV Fox 4's financial expert and can be seen live every Monday morning at 5:45 a.m., sharing personal financial tips for everyone.  

“It's so satisfying when our clients get to the point of telling us, 'We don't worry about this stuff at all anymore'.  That's when we know we've done our job!” 
—  Kathy Stepp

kstepp@steppandrothwell.com

 

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