Victoria Handley Araj, CFP®, has been a member of the WealthShield Partners, LLC ® team since June of 2018. As Chief Operating Officer and Financial Planner, Victoria focuses on fostering advisor and investor success by providing comprehensive operational leadership and white-glove client service. Victoria’s responsibilities include business management and administration, advisor and investor support, human resources management, financial planning, compliance support, and technology management.
Victoria has been working in the financial services industry for over a decade. Prior to joining WealthShield, she spent several years with Envestnet | Tamarac, a financial software company focused on supporting RIAs. While there, Victoria served in various roles that encompassed RIA consulting and support in data maintenance, performance reporting, portfolio rebalancing, and client relationship management software. Victoria also held previous positions in the financial research and student loan industries. Victoria’s past experiences provide her with the background necessary to successfully support the WealthShield Partners team in fully leveraging their technological and operational platforms.
Victoria is a graduate of Georgetown University, where she studied Anthropology and Theater. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and holds an Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Duke University. Victoria lives in the greater Raleigh, North Carolina area with her husband and their two rambunctious cats. In her spare time, she loves to read and travel.