In 2006, my desire to make a real difference in the lives of others led me to leave a 13-year career at Louisiana State University (LSU) and become a financial advisor. It has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. I feel fortunate to have found my true calling in life!
When I was offered an Edward Jones branch, it was my dream come true! I am passionate about serving my clients and deeply value the relationships I have with them and their families. To partner with clients throughout their lifetime on matters that are most important is truly an honor and privilege.
I believe the most meaningful thing I can do in life is to help my clients achieve their financial goals. I focus on helping my clients feel comfortable with investing. I take time to explain financial strategies so that clients understand how it can benefit them. My clients are confident in knowing what investments they own and why they own them. I listen to my clients so that I can understand what is most important to them – planning for or enjoying a secure retirement, saving to send a child to college or creating a legacy for years to come.
I have had the opportunity to work with many different people in a variety of situations since beginning my career as a financial advisor in 2006. I have helped guide clients through up markets and down markets, and I put that wisdom and experience to work for my clients every day.
On a personal note, I have been married to Kevin Lastrapes for 25 years. We have one child, Kirby, and four pets. Kevin works for SGS North America. Kirby is currently a student at LSU. We are members of St. Patrick Catholic Church. In our family, being LSU Tiger and Saints fans are not options!
If you are looking for an experienced financial advisor who will listen to you and partner with you on what matters most in your life, I invite you to stop by for a visit. I would be delighted to meet you and show you how I can make a real difference.
- Retirement Income Strategies
- Estate & Legacy Strategies
- Business Retirement Plans
My Personal Interests
- Art Museums
Phone NumberKelly Lastrapes at (225) 292-4971
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