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TRANSITION and THRIVE™



John Stokes Financial is a wealth-management firm serving individual and corporate clients, with a focus on professionals in transition. Through TRANSITION and THRIVE workshops and personal counseling, the team helps you navigate through life and career changes, to set new goals with more peace of mind.  Our Certified Financial Planners (CFPs), Investment Advisor Representatives, Insurance Agents, Employee Benefits Specialists, and Trust Attorneys work closely together to maximize your options in transition, provide a personalized financial-planning experience, and help secure your financial future.  We are nationally recognized for financial expertise and comprehensive knowledge of state-and-federal benefits for those in transition. Over 500 corporations have sought our experience, advice, and services. Today, our clients include many of America’s leading corporate professionals.





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