"30 years in the investment world has taught me many lessons, but the most important one is to simply care about people"

"30 years in the investment world has taught me many lessons, but the most important one is to simply care about people"

 

Duane Raanes, CFP®

Branch Manager

Duane Raanes has enjoyed working in the financial services industry for over thirty years.  Beginning as a Financial Consultant with A.G. Edwards (now Wells Fargo Advisors), Duane earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification and was named Branch Manager of the Hattiesburg branch and finally Vice President with A.G. Edwards & Sons.

In 2009 he co-founded Raanes Capital Advisors, LLC.  Duane is married to JoAnn and has four sons.  The couple enjoy spending time in Fairhope, AL.

 

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Brady Raanes, CFA, CFP®, CMT

Director of Investment Strategy, RCA

Financial Advisor, RJFS

Brady received a BA in Finance from the University of Southern Mississippi.  

In 2006, he attained his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification and in 2010 achieved the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Brady also holds the Chartered Market Technician designation, and is an active member of the CFA Society of Mississippi.

In his spare time, Brady serves as President of the Pinebelt Foundation.  He enjoys travel, wine and spending time with his wife Christen.  The couple has two sons, Manny and Beni who are actively involved in sports.

 

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“Investment strategies and financial plans are useless if the only one who understands them is the financial professional”

“Investment strategies and financial plans are useless if the only one who understands them is the financial professional”


"I’ve seen that happen before, or I’ve seen something very similar."

"I’ve seen that happen before, or I’ve seen something very similar."

 

JoAnn Raanes, CFP®

Director of Marketing, RCA

FINANCIAL ADVISOR, RJFS

Jo Ann Raanes joined husband Duane at A.G. Edwards in 1988, and they worked together as the Raanes Financial Team. Jo Ann earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification in 1991. She enjoys the daily interaction of working with family.

 

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Jim Grenn

Director of investor Relations, RCA

Financial Advisor, RJFS

A Hattiesburg native, Jim graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Biochemistry.  He Joined the Raanes team in 2016 and became a licensed investment professional in 2017.

In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and writing.  You can also find him volunteering at the local free clinic as a financial screener or involved at the Venue Church as an active member.

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"People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.."

"People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.."


“A unique professional and personal background brings with it a unique perspective. And we could all use a little perspective.”

“A unique professional and personal background brings with it a unique perspective. And we could all use a little perspective.”

 

Kent Oliver

Director of Strategic Growth, RCA

Financial Advisor, RJFS

A Mississippi native, Kent graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. He joined the Raanes team in February of 2018 after nearly 15 years of sales and marketing experience within two large corporations.

He is a member of the board at the Greater Pinebelt Community Foundation and the founder of Laughs 4 Life, a comedic fundraiser benefiting cancer research.  He is also a member of the Multiple Myeloma Journey Partners Program where he regularly provides peer-to-peer education on the disease.

Kent and his wife Candace have two daughters, Annie and Charlotte.

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Kelsey Addison

OFFICE OPERATIONS, RCA

Kelsey is a Hattiesburg native who joined the Raanes team in February of 2019. She recently graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in Integrated Marketing Communications.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and working with various military veterans’ organizations in Mississippi. She is an active member of Venture Church where she serves in the nursery. She loves to visit Oxford, MS as often as possible to catch Ole Miss football and baseball games with her friends and family.

 
“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”

“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”