Start Here / Never Stop Podcast: Haleh Moddasser '85

UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media alumna Haleh Moddasser '85 works as the lead adviser of Stearns Financial Group in Chapel Hill, providing full service investment management and financial planning services to the Triangle.

She is a member of the Stearns Intelligent Aging Committee — providing special expertise to clients in the areas of senior housing, gray divorce, and women and finance — and of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants; North Carolina Association of Collaborative Divorce Professionals; Association of International Credit Directors and Professionals; and the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors. She began her career at Price Waterhouse, Chicago, and ultimately served as a financial officer of a Fortune 500 company. 

She has published widely on the topic of women and finance and has been interviewed by national organizations such as the AARP, the AICPA (Journal of Accountancy), TD Ameritrade and Kiplinger’s. Most recently, Moddasser spoke about her new book, "Gray Divorce, Silver Linings: A Woman’s Guide to Divorce After 50," at the Charles Schwab National Conference.

She is an accomplished artist and exhibits her work from time to time, occasionally providing painting workshops for aspiring artists. 

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