Steven N. Strauss, CPA<sup>®</sup>/PFS<sup>®</sup>
Steven N. Strauss, CPA®/PFS®
Droms Strauss Wealth Management, Inc.
501 North Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63141
PHONE: (314) 862-9100
FAX: (314) 862-4001
Steve Strauss is Co-Chairman and Co-Founder of Droms Strauss Wealth Management, Inc., a fee-only, Registered Investment Advisory firm with offices in St. Louis, Missouri and Washington, D.C. Droms Strauss Wealth Management manages investment portfolios for clients that live and work throughout the United States and around the world including Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Mr. Strauss received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a major in economics and finance from the University of Missouri – Columbia and was awarded a Master of Science in Taxation degree from DePaul University. With a broad background in taxation and personal financial planning, Steve advises his clients in all areas of financial planning including investment management, income tax planning, risk management, retirement and estate planning.
Mr. Strauss began his accounting career over 35 years ago and first became interested in financial planning in 1985 after attending a conference, where he created a mock financial plan for himself during a group exercise. Steve has since served on numerous State Society committees and on the AICPA® Personal Financial Planning Practice Subcommittee from 1986 to 1989. In 1993 Steve co-authored PFP Partner, a professional personal financial planning computer program designed for CPAs to use in providing personal financial planning services to their clients. A second version was introduced in 1995 at which time; PFP Partner was the most widely used software by CPAs for providing personal financial planning services. In 1998 Steve introduced a third version of the program, Partner for Windows. He has taught numerous courses to other CPAs at both State CPA® Society sponsored programs and at programs sponsored by the AICPA® and has been a regular speaker at State and National conferences.
As a published author, Steve's work has appeared in the Journal of Financial Planning, The CPA® Journal, The Planner, the St. Louis Business Journal and various publications of the American Institute of CPAs.
Mr. Strauss is a Board Member and Past President of Temple Emanuel in St. Louis. He previously served on the Boards of early childhood and religious organizations.
In his spare time Steve enjoys flying his Beechcraft Duke, which he regularly uses to visit clients and for travel to business conferences.