Advisor Council

Lazetta Rainey Braxton, CFP

Courtesy Lazetta Rainey Braxton

Lazetta Rainey Braxton is a certified financial planner and a co-founder and co-CEO of virtual firm 2050 Wealth Partners, where she provides access to financial planning to everyday people who desire financial freedom to influence, experience, give and make a difference for their family and future generations. Braxton is also the founder and CEO of consulting practice Lazetta & Associates.

Braxton was named as a Crain's New York Business Notable Black Leader and Executive, as well as one of the top 10 of Investopedia's 100 Top Financial Advisors for three consecutive years. InvestmentNews honored her as one of its inaugural Women to Watch and Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion recipients. She also received the Association of African American Financial Advisors' Leadership Legacy Award and the Heart of Financial Planning award from the Financial Planning Association.

Braxton's national media presence includes appearances on "NBC Nightly News" with Lester Holt, "Nightly Business Report" and CNBC's "Closing Bell." She is a contributor to the WSJ Experts blog, and

In all her endeavors, Braxton is on a mission to create wealth for the common good.

Follow Braxton on Twitter @lazettabraxton and @2050wps.