John Hixson (BBA, CFP®)

John Hixson focuses in the
following client markets or areas of practice:

  • Divorce Planning
  • Investment Advice with Ongoing Management
  • Retirement Plan Investment Advice
  • Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules

Planning Specialties

A native of Lake Charles, Louisiana, John graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor of business administration degree in 1983 and earned a masters degree with a concentration in financial planning from Georgia State University in 1984. After graduation, he worked with Magnolia Financial Corporation, whose business included the acquisition and operation of insurance companies and funeral homes in 14 states. As a member of Magnolia’s Board of Directors, John gained valuable insight into the financial services industry. His experience includes: company valuation and acquisition; investment planning and evaluation; financial statement analysis; life and health insurance product development and sales; and estate and charitable tax planning. John also served as a General Partner and Investment Advisor to Hixson Properties, a real estate and investment company.  He also received the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation in 1988 from the American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

Additional Information

In frequent demand as a speaker and expert on financial topics, John is often quoted in the local and national media, including the Dow Jones Newswires, Financial Planning Magazine, Forbes, Dow Jones Investment Advisor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, Business Week, Houston Chronicle, Lake Charles American Press, The Wall Street Journal, and Twins Magazine. John is continually sought as an instructor on various financial topics approved by the State Board for Continuing Education for CPAs and Attorneys.

John, his wife Sheila, and their two daughters make their home in Lake Charles, and are active members of Trinity Baptist Church where he serves as a Sunday school teacher. He is currently a member of the South Lake Charles Kiwanis Club and the Profit/Loss Christian Businessmen’s Organization where he previously served on the Board. John also serves on the Board of Rachel’s Challenge, a national anti-violence school assembly program.

NAPFA Start Date

September 30, 1996


This Office

4841 Ihles Rd Lake Charles, LA 70605-5900 Phone: (337) 433-4334 Fax: (337) 433-0450