At the Own It Ventures Conference and Expo held October 29th, Diahann W. Lassus and Clare E. Wherley were named among the Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners from the initial list of 90-plus finalists announced earlier this year to commend women entrepreneurs for their service, leadership and contribution to their communities and the state’s economic recovery. A special recognition evening will be held on December 8th at The Mansion at Fairleigh Dickinson University to honor the Leading 25 Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners.

Lassus Wherley was founded in 1985 by Diahann W. Lassus, CFP®, CPA/PFS and Clare E. Wherley, CPA, CFP®. We have two offices to serve our clients, one in New Providence, NJ, and the other in Bonita Springs, FL.  Lassus Wherley is a Fee-Only wealth management firm with expertise in financial planning, investment management, tax preparation, trust services, and family office support. We work with individuals, couples, families, pension and profit sharing plans, trusts, estates, charitable organizations, corporations and other business entities. Using a team approach that we have developed over more than 25 years, we have helped hundreds of clients build secure financial futures and achieve peace of mind. Lassus Wherley is a nationally certified Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and a member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), the nation’s leading organization dedicated to the advancement of Fee-Only comprehensive financial planning. The Lassus Wherley web site is