Heather R. Ettinger
Founder & CEO
A champion for women and girls for over 30 years, Heather Ettinger is widely recognized for her dedication to helping women build their financial acumen and philanthropic legacy, culminating in the founding of Luma Wealth Advisors in 2017. She specializes in helping clients align their resources around their family values to create impact in their communities.
Heather wrote a bestselling book entitled Lumination: Shining a Light on A Woman’s Journey to Financial Wellness and co-authored two significant Women of Wealth studies, shining a light on the individualized needs of women. She has been featured in many publications including The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and Bloomberg and is a frequently-requested speaker for industry associations, women’s initiatives and wellness events. She was honored on InvestmentNews’ inaugural “Women to Watch” list in 2015. For conceiving new ideas and tools that have propelled the financial industry forward, she was recognized at “Icons and Innovators” by Investment News and proudly accepted The Ruth Bader Ginsburg award from the Women’s Vote Project for advancing the aspirations of women in 2019.
Heather remains an ardent supporter of her alma maters including Dartmouth College, where she earned a B.A., and Laurel School for girls, where she serves as an Emeritus Trustee. She is active with In Counsel with Women and the nationally recognized wealth management study group, Family Wealth Advisors Council. She has served on numerous non-profit and private company boards across a wide range of industries. Her most recent board service includes University Hospitals Health System, Asurint One Source Technology and Racing Towards Diversity.
Heather lives in Shaker Heights, Ohio, with her husband, Jeff, and considers raising their three children to be empathetic and giving adults to be her greatest and most rewarding accomplishment. In her free time, she can be found playing ice hockey, snow skiing and hiking.