Stephen Poplaski (CFP®, CPA, PhD)

Stephen Poplaski focuses in the
following client markets or areas of practice:

  • Business Owners
  • Charitable Giving
  • High Net Worth Client Needs
  • Investment Advice with Ongoing Management
  • Real Estate Investments
  • Retirement Plan Investment Advice

Planning Specialties

Stephen C. Poplaski, PhD, CPA, CFP® is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Financial Planner™ Practitioner. Stephen has been with Lighthouse Financial Management, LLC, since its starting date in January 2002. Stephen’s primary focus is individual tax planning and preparation at the firm. He also provides consulting for clients who own business entities and works with our financial planning team.

Stephen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance, and a Ph.D. in Personal Finance.

In addition to his work at Lighthouse, Stephen has taught courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in personal financial planning, corporate analysis and valuation, individual income tax, and applied behavioral finance. He also serves as a member of the Kansas State University's National Advisory Board for undergraduate and graduate degree programs in financial planning and is a peer reviewer for the "Journal of Financial Planning."

He and his wife Maureen reside in Narragansett, RI where they enjoy spending time with family and friends, playing tennis, cooking, and long walks on the beach.

NAPFA Start Date

March 23, 2009


This Office

85 Beach St Bldg D Unit 17A Westerly, RI 02891-2717 Phone: (401) 596-3392 Fax: (401) 596-3332