Steven G. Crawford
Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®
CLU, ChFC, CFS, AEP, PPS, LUTCF
Chief Executive Officer
Steve has served in the financial services industry for over 40 years. He holds numerous professional designations, including Chartered Life Underwriter, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®, and Chartered Financial Consultant. After founding The Main Street Group in 1984, he continued his education earning his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation in 1987. Steve has participated in every facet of the financial planning process, both for his own clients and for new associates who join The Main Street Group. His passion is guiding his clients and prospective clients through the principles of life planning.
Life planning can help soothe a client’s fears about retirement or end-of-life issues including care for a disabled child or long-term care for the future. A divorce can greatly alter the best of plans. Steve believes in eliminating as many of his clients’ apprehensions as possible as they work through adjusting the clients’ financial plans during and after a divorce. He has learned through his many years of experience that having a carefully considered and comprehensive life plan can help put an entire family at ease.
Christin R. Bonomonte, CDFA®
Christin worked in corporate risk management for 11 years and transitioned to Financial Advising for individuals five years ago, after several experiences, including her divorce. She decided to focus her talents and energy on preparing individuals for life’s challenges. She obtained her Certified Divorce Financial Analyst designation in 2017, which gives her the skills and experience to assist families in the divorce process. With this she helps women to understand the options they have available to them, analyze the impact of different outcomes, and decide how to move forward with confidence in this new chapter of their lives.
Family Therapy Presenters
Anita Stoudmire is a Licensed Professional Counselor and founder of Growth Therapy Center as well as creator of Better Love Movement™, a podcast, a personal mentoring program, and social movement to improve the way people date, mate and relate to one another. She has 15 years of experience working with individuals and couples and is passionate about helping people to become the best versions of themselves. Anita utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as Solution Focus Brief Therapy with her clients and she creates a safe, nonjudgmental environment to express themself. She seeks to empower clients to make informed decisions and help them handle anything that comes their way.
Anita is a single mother to three teenagers, a Pug named Tony and Jake, a Maine Coon feline. She loves all things personal growth, enjoys listening to audio books, gardening, cooking and attending church services.
Susan J. Buniva, MSW, LCSW
5206 Markel Road, Suite 106
Richmond, VA 23230
Susan J. Buniva, MSW, LCSW is a therapist and Collaborative Law Divorce Coach in private practice for over 30 years. She works with individuals, couples, families, and organizations, helping them move through transitions in their lives with greater ease, satisfaction, meaning, and success. Susan has also worked in community mental health and in-patient settings. She has taught at the undergraduate level, graduate level, and provided continuing education as well as guest appearances at the law school. Susan has also consulted widely to organizations such as the National Conference of Christians and Jews, school systems, and individual colleagues. Having gone through her own litigated divorce, Susan decided in 2007 to get trained to offer families an alternative way to move through divorce and has been passionately helping families move through the collaborative divorce process and stay out of court ever since. She also helps families with co-parenting concerns
Jamie began practicing family law at a boutique firm in Virginia Beach after graduating from Regent School of Law. Family moved her to Richmond in 2016, and she currently works as an associate attorney for Bowen Ten Cardani. Jamie is an active member of the Virginia State Bar and several local bar associations. She also serves on the Board of Directors for The Sophie House. Jamie compassionately approaches each family law client aiming to create personalized strategies that achieve her client’s goals in the most efficient, practical way possible.
Nancy Douglas Cook
Family Law Associates of Richmond, P.C.
Nancy Douglas Cook is the founding partner of Family Law Associates of Richmond, P.C. Nancy’s interest in family law developed during her twenty-year stint as a court reporter while covering all types of litigation throughout central Virginia. Graduating from the University of Richmond School of Law, she chose to limit her practice to family law, and more recently has focused on collaborative practice, a teamwork approach to resolving problems of divorce and related issues with dignity and civility. Nancy is also an adjunct faculty member at both the University of Richmond’s School of Law and the School of Professional and Continuing Studies. She also serves as a mediator to help facilitate a settlement between parties.
Cheri Hodges Warren
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Cheri is a lifelong resident of Virginia. After graduating from Henrico High School here in Henrico County she went on to attend Westhampton College at the University of Richmond where she graduated with honors. From there she received her law degree from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary.
After law school, Cheri was selected to serve as a law clerk for the judges of the 14th Judicial Circuit in Virginia. At the end of her clerkship, she entered private practice working her way up the ladder from an associate to a partner in a multi-office law firm. She was able to leverage her success into buying an office building and opening her own solo practice firm – WARRENLAW PC.
Cheri has served with distinction as a member of the Virginia State Bar her entire career and participates in the Family Law and the Trusts and Estates Sections. She is certified as a Department of Veteran’s Affairs accredited attorney and is specially trained in Collaborative Law as a dispute resolution alternative to litigation. For over 30 years she has helped the families of Virginia facing legal problems and is as skilled in the courtroom as she is in the conference room.
Jonathan M. Murdoch-Kitt
Attorney at Law
Jonathan earned his BA in 1970 from the University of Pittsburgh and his law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1973. He has been practicing in the Richmond area since 1974. He first worked for Legislative Services. Jonathan went to work for Hall & Hall for five years before he began his own law practice in 1981. He has been practicing law for more than 40 years in personal injury and family law. He currently is a member of the Richmond Bar Association, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Metro Richmond Family Law Bar Association and the Collaborative Professionals of Richmond. Jonathan was also selected to be a member of Virginia’s Legal Elite for 2015 by Virginia Business. In addition to focusing on his clients, Jonathan volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America. He is the father of four successful children and dotes on four adorable grandchildren. He loves traveling to see his children and grandchildren, supporting the Flying Squirrels, and attending college football games.
Mollie C. Barton, Esq.
Stiles Ewing Powers PC
Mollie Barton has been with Stiles Ewing Powers PC since 2006 and was named a shareholder in 2015. Her practice is focused on Family Law and Collaborative Law. For two years, Mollie was named to the list of Top 50 Women Virginia Super Lawyers. Mollie serves as Secretary of the Board of the Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association. She is an active member of the Richmond Family Law Bar Association, Virginia Collaborative Professionals, and Collaborative Professionals of Richmond.
Mollie is a 2004 graduate of the George Mason University School of Law. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bryn Mawr College in 1996 and received a Master of Arts degree in American Studies at the College of William & Mary in 1998. Mollie was formerly associated with Colten Cummins Watson & Vincent PC in Fairfax, Virginia, where she practiced family law and volunteered with several pro bono programs.
Mollie lives in the City of Richmond with her husband and two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, including practicing Tae Kwon Do, traveling, and cooking.