Meet Joan and Kelly

Meet Joan Coullahan

Financial Divorce Expert

Joan Coullahan is The Financial Divorce Expert. For over two decades, Joan has been preparing couples and individuals for separation and divorce by empowering her clients using a process for organizing, educating and focusing them on the financial issues of the divorce process. The clients focus on their present and future financial lives, which relieves much of the anxiety and uncertainty of the divorce process.


As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Joan supports attorneys and mediators by creating specialized calculations and reports for use during settlement, arbitration, and litigation.


Joan received a Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Maryland and a Master of Business Administration from Shenandoah University. She is a speaker and author providing others with the wisdom of her knowledge and experience about the financial issues of divorce.


Meet Kelly Swift

Associate Financial Divorce Expert

Kelly Swift is an Associate at Financial Divorce Expert. Kelly met Joan Coullahan in 2018 when she was going through her own Divorce process. Her experience allows her to offer a unique perspective for clients since she has been through the process herself.  After realizing how important it is to have someone help you with the financial side of the divorce process, Kelly knew she wanted to help others as much as Joan had helped her.


Kelly assists our clients in gathering and organizing the necessary data for their unique situation,  identifies and analyzes premarital assets and their gains/losses, calculates marital and separate property equity contributions, and traces marital waste and negative monetary contributions.


Kelly earned her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech, Pamplin School of Business and is currently completing the final steps for certification as a Divorce Financial Analyst.