Susan is the owner and managing partner at Kratosa Divorce Advisors. She is a Professional Mediator and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA®) specializing in divorce mediation and divorce financial analysis.
Kratosa Divorce Advisors is committed to helping New Jersey families and individuals seeking alternatives to litigation which can be expensive and time-consuming. In our current environment with Covid, sessions are safely conducted virtually.
Professional Mediator and Divorce Financial Analyst® is Susan's second career of choice. For more than 20 years she worked in corporate Finance and Business Management. After graduate school, Susan joined one of the world's oldest and largest accounting firms where she developed her love of working with clients and excelled in helping them develop successful solutions to their business issues.
After several years, Susan joined another Fortune 100 Company specializing in Financial Analysis and global Contract Negotiations. She developed and Negotiated complex Contracts with partners to expand business markets.
Susan has expertise in financial analysis, complex problem solving and is known for being fair and creative. She was often called upon to Mediate issues between the company and outside vendors.
Susan's uses a 'facilitative' style for mediation and financial analysis for couples or individuals. She manages the process and the parties are Always In Charge of the outcome.
A facilitative mediator does not make recommendations to the parties, or give her own advice or opinion as to a decision on an issue. She does want to ensure that the parties reach an agreement based on information and understanding.
- Family and Divorce Mediation training, NJ-Association of Professional Mediators (NJ-APM), and member of NJ-APM.
- Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®, Institute of Divorce Financial Analyst® (IDFA®), and member of IDFA®
- MBA, Finance, College of William and Mary, and a BS, Marketing, at Old Dominion University.
Continuing her education, Susan makes a concerted effort to stay current in family law, mediation and divorce analysis tools and other relevant topics by regular attendance to the New Jersey Bar Association Family Court, NJ-APM, and IDFA conferences, seminars, webinars, and peer meetings.