“When she came to Sonya Ranker, a certified divorce financial analyst and certified financial planner at Questmont Strategic Wealth Advisors, Cathy broke down crying in the middle of their meeting. Like so many women going through major life transitions, she struggled to come to grips with the new turn her life had taken.”
“Women have this idea in their mind of what their life is and what it’ll look like in the future, and whether it’s divorce or becoming widowed, that vision has been shattered,” Ranker says. “Their life is no longer what they thought it was going to be. Now they have to mourn for that life while starting fresh on the new one.”
“The financial industry has given these women – women whose lives have been upended by events often beyond their control – a name: They call them “women in transition.” And mourning the loss of their former life is only the start of the challenges women in transition face.”
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Sonya Ranker, is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Financial Advisor, and our Director of Communication and Implementation. She specializes in helping women who are in transition; focusing on planning for life after divorce or losing a spouse. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from East Carolina University with a pre-med degree. She has her Series 7 & 66 licenses.
A native to Central Pennsylvania, Sonya is originally from Lebanon, PA. She lives in Harrisburg with her husband, Taylor, and her son, Ian. She is passionate about her family and her community. Her community involvement includes having served on the committee for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society Summer Solstice and as chair and co-founder of the Cultural Enrichment Fund Red Carpet Soiree, and is currently on the Investment Committee of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC).