Hemington Wealth Management

7651 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
Telephone: (703) 828-2479

Chicago, IL Office
150 S. Wacker, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 757-5339


Eileen O’Connor

Eileen O’Connor is the Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Hemington Wealth Management, a leading independent, fee-only RIA firm. Eileen brings 25 years of financial services experience to her role as a Lead Advisor to high net worth individuals and families. She is also responsible for the strategic direction of the firm and every aspect of the client

Eileen is a nationally recognized authority on wealth management and has a particular interest in the challenges of women of wealth. She has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Businessweek, REAL SIMPLE, Private Wealth Magazine, AdvisorOne and hundreds of other publications. Eileen has been recognized as one of the Washington area’s top wealth managers by numerous publications including The Washington Business Journal (2011-13), smartCEO Magazine (2012), Washingtonian magazine (2009-2012), and Northern Virginia Magazine (2009-2013).

After earning her MBA from Harvard University, Eileen consulted with Fortune 500 financial services companies on strategic and operational issues first in the US and Europe and then for three years based in Singapore. It was in this capacity that she formed her strong opinions as to the inherent conflicts associated with non-fiduciary financial advice.

Eileen serves her clients in all aspects of their financial lives including investment management, retirement planning, tax minimization, estate planning, wealth protection, and charitable giving. A key component of her practice includes working with her clients’ other advisors as well as her own network of outside advisors to ensure her clients continue
to benefit from the most advanced planning strategies. As her clients’ personal CFO, her extensive business experience coupled with her passion for helping executives reach their goals through advanced financial planning makes her an invaluable professional resource to her clients.

Eileen earned her B.S. in Finance and Information Systems with highest distinction from the University of Virginia, an MBA from Harvard Business School, an Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from Georgetown University, and is a CFP® designee. Eileen is active in NAPFA, Northern Virginia Estate Planning Council, the Family Wealth Advisors Council and the Harvard Business School Alumni Club. Eileen lives in Great Falls with her husband Patrick and their five children.

Eileen applies her extensive business and educational background to serve as Personal CFO to her affluent clients and their families. She is a sought-after speaker and writer on wealth management issues, including challenges of women of wealth.