Helene H. Downs, CPA


Tax Department

Get to Know Helene 

Helene Downs joined Hantzmon Wiebel in 2001. She builds long-term relationships with her clients and provides families confidence and comfort in navigating financial affairs. Helene is an avid gardener and golfer. She enjoys spending time outdoors, especially with her family. She dreams of working remotely from her garden and learning to play the drums.   

“I have been a client of Hantzmon Wiebel for over 15 years and have been very happy with the service they provide. Helene Downs is my primary contact, and she is a pleasure to work with. She is very knowledgeable, and I trust her timely advice and integrity.”

Gary Merriman


  • A.B., Princeton University 


  • High-Net-Worth Individuals 
  • Trust and Estate Planning and Compliance 

Professional Activities 

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 
  • Central Virginia Estate Planning Council, Treasurer 
  • Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) 

Personal and Civic Activities

  • Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, Governing Board Member  
  • Village School, Treasurer