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M. Patricia Vaughn (Patti)

M. Patricia Vaughn (Patti)

Director of Finance

Patti is the Controller of VLP Financial Advisors, and over the years has played a critical role in the growth of the business from a one-Advisor operation to the firm it is today. Patti holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Marymount College of Virginia, and has been in the financial planning field since 1983.

Patti handles the financial management of the firm, including our corporate accounting, regulatory, and financial reporting.  She’s also actively involved in our internal control policies.  Patti takes pride in ensuring that the firm’s financial well-being is actively managed and provides crucial financial information that assists the partners in making educated decisions about the firm’s strategic growth and operational efficiency.

Getting to Know Patti________________________________________________________________________

A longtime resident of Northern Virginia, Patti lives close to our office in Vienna with her husband (and the firm’s founding partner) Bruce. Bruce and Patti have three daughters, Kaitlyn, Erin, and Caroline, two of which live locally and one who lives in Ohio.  Patti’s focus outside of family and work is clearly in the service of others.  She currently serves on the board of directors at two non-profit organizations, one dedicated to promoting and supporting independent living for mature adults, and the other dedicated to funding education and support for Haitian children.

If Patti could met anyone past or present it would be: Mother Theresa

Place Patti would most like to visit: Galápagos Islands

Favorite book:Tuesdays with Morrie, by Mitch Albom

Favorite movie: Pitch Perfect

Favorite food: Roasted Veggies

Favorite quote: "Do not wish to be anything but what you are, and be that perfectly." ~St Francis of Assisi

Favorite holiday: Christmas

What motivates you: Seeing others smile

Something on Patti's bucket list: Living in NYC for at least 3 months

Biggest accomplishment: Raising (so far) three strong, healthy women of character!


*Patti Vaughn is not affiliated or registered with Cetera Advisor Networks LLC. Any information provided by Patti is no way related to Cetera Advisor Networks LLC or its registered representatives.


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