Advisor profile

My approach

Putting clients first; it's what I do

Ameriprise earned a Hearts & Wallets Top Performer recognition in:

  • “Unbiased, puts my interest first”
  • “Explains things in understandable terms”
  • “Understands me and shares my values”

I’m proud to be associated with a firm known for its service and how it relates to clients, because serving your interests is my priority. I offer comprehensive financial advice and a broad range of solutions to help you and your loved ones live brilliantly, now and in the future.

With the right financial advisor, life can be brilliant.

Areas of focus

  • Women's Financial Strategies
  • Saving for Education
  • Charitable Giving
  • Intergenerational Planning
  • Family Finances
  • Domestic Partner Planning
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Cash Flow Management Strategies
  • Small Business
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.


  • ChFC® Chartered Financial Consultant®
  • APMA® Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor℠


  • University of Connecticut, B.S., Medicine 1976 - 1980


  • Spending time with Family
  • Wine
  • Travel
  • Philanthropy

Community participation

Daoud & Associates is proud to sponsor the following non-profit organizations:

  • Women's Business Development Council (WBDC)
  • Jamie Hulley Arts Foundation
  • Marrakech, Inc.
  • The Giant Steps
  • Mercy Learning Center
  • St. Jude's Hospital
  • Coptic Medical Association of North America
  • Maddie's Mark
  • Newtown Kindness
  • The Susie Foundation
  • St. Martin de Porres Academy
  • 'rkids Family Center
  • Toys for Tots
  • Connecticut Food Bank
  • Seymour-Oxford Food Bank
  • Seymour Pink
  • Piscataqua Maritime Commission

Awards & recognition

  • Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisors, 2018, 2020
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021
  • Barron’s Top 100 Women Financial Advisors, 2019, 2020
  • Barron's Top 100 Independent Financial , 2020
  • Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2019, 2020
  • Five Star Wealth Manager, 2020
  • Financial Times Top 400 Financial Advisers, 2019
  • Financial Times 400 Top Financial Advisers, 2017
  • Ameriprise Chairman's Advisory Council, 2006-2014, 2017-2019
  • Ameriprise Circle of Success, 1990-2013
  • Ameriprise Hall of Fame, 2010

Private Wealth Advisors

Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisors have extensive experience in helping affluent clients preserve and grow their wealth. They possess the capabilities and resources to provide customized recommendations and support for tax, estate, and retirement planning. They help clients step back and explore the full range of opportunities their wealth can bring. With years of experience and an established network of expert resources, Private Wealth Advisors are among the most qualified and credentialed advisors in the industry. Ameriprise Financial gives this elite group the highest priority and quality of service and resources available to help ensure their clients receive the best possible client experience.