Frances Goldman is the owner and founder of Frango Financial LLC. After a 30-year career in government and non-profit organizations, Fran started Frango Financial to provide comprehensive one-on-one financial planning services to working people. Her practice is focused on educating individuals and families to make the best choices with their money in light of their values.
Fran grew up in Chicago and moved to Washington DC in 1980 as a Presidential Management Intern at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. After 8 years at OMB, she moved to Wellington, New Zealand for 2 wonderful years with the New Zealand Treasury as a senior financial analyst. Upon returning to Washington DC, she spent 18 years as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a variety of non-profit organizations, including the New Israel Fund, Working for America Institute, and Center for Inspired Teaching.
Fran graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Political Science and received her MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with a concentration in finance. Fran got her Certificate of Financial Planning from Georgetown University. In 2010, she affiliated with the Alliance of Cambridge Advisors (ACA). Fran is a Registered Investment Advisor in the District of Columbia.
She has one daughter who is an aspiring actor in New York City. Fran is committed to community involvement and is active in several local and national non-profit organizations.