I became a financial advisor because I have a passion for helping others solve problems. I believe it is important to invest the time to get to know my clients and develop personal relationships so I can understand what is most important to them. I use an established process to build personalized strategies to help my clients attain their goals, and I partner with them throughout their lifetime to keep them on track.
I graduated from Louisiana State University in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. After several years of working in the petrochemical industry, I made a career change that would uncover my true calling.
I joined Edward Jones as a financial advisor in 2003, and I found that my process-oriented background was very helpful when working with clients with complex financial needs. I enjoy the challenge of developing financial strategies in collaboration with other professionals like my clients’ accountants and attorneys.
In order to better serve my clients, I earned my CFP® certification in 2006. I became an Edward Jones limited partner in 2011 and was named a principal with the firm in 2020. I have served the firm in various leadership roles and have been in my current role of regional leader since 2017. I have also been invited to attend the Edward Jones Managing Partner's Conference for the past two years, which recognizes the top 3% of all financial advisors in the firm.
My wife, Aimee, and I have two sons: Davis and Patrick. We enjoy traveling and attending LSU sporting events. We are active members of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, and I have been a member of the Rotary Club of Gonzales since 2006.
My senior branch office administrators, Ashleigh Duet and Anna Stanley, have 35 years of combined experience in the financial industry and are dedicated to providing you with the highest level of service. All aspects of our business are aligned to help us better understand and meet our clients’ unique goals and needs.
- Retirement Income Strategies
- Retirement Savings Strategies
- Entrepreneurs & Business Owners
- Estate & Legacy Strategies
- Charitable Giving
My Personal Interests
- Spending Time with Family
- Sports Enthusiast
Phone NumberJohn D Dawes at (225) 647-3495
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