\r\nLazetta Rainey Braxton, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM practitioner, is Founder and CEO of Financial Fountains, a fee-only financial planning firm and registered investment adviser. Lazetta assists individuals, families, and institutions with strengthening their financial stewardship and wealth-building efforts through financial planning, investment management, educational seminars, and consulting services. She established Financial Fountains after 12 years of working in accounting and financial services. \r\nLazetta holds a B.S. in Finance and International Business from the University of Virginia and an M.B.A. from Wake Forest University. She received her Certificate of Achievement in Personal Financial Planning from Metropolitan Community College of Omaha, Nebraska. As an advocate of financial planning and literacy, Lazetta serves on the Financial Planning Association (FPA) Diversity Committee, the Foundation for Financial Planning Grants Committee, and as a pro bono volunteer for activities sponsored by FPA, the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), and other local organizations. She is also a 2012 columnist for the Journal of Financial Planning. Lazetta resides in Chicago, Illinois, with her husband Brad and their daughter Karis.\r\n
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