As a career-long member of the financial services industry, Valbona (Val) enjoyed working with people to tailor financial strategies that suit them best. The better part of her days have been spent educating clients and prospective clients on how they can secure their financial future and mitigate risks from external macroeconomic head-winds. In addition, Val uses her financial planning experience to assist spouses in developing alternatives to divide assets in a manner that is beneficial to all parties. Over the span of her career, she has developed a core professional focus of working with individuals and families in transition, providing the extra attention that is needed during stressful times such as divorce, illness and widowhood. Having gone through collaborative divorce training and continuing the education around the process, it is the most peaceful and respectful way.