January 12, 2023

Raymond James welcomes $100 million financial advisor in Sulphur Springs, Texas

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Raymond James welcomed financial advisor Craig Johnson, CFP®, AAMS® to Raymond James Financial Services (RJFS) – the firm’s independent advisor channel – in Sulphur Springs, Texas, according to Kirk Bell, Central division director for RJFS.

Johnson is joined at his practice, Rising Wealth Management, by senior client service manager Deanna Hines. Together they provide personalized wealth management services to business owners, corporate executives, pre-retirees and others who aspire to a work-optional lifestyle. Previously, Johnson was affiliated with Edward Jones where he managed approximately $100 million in client assets.

“After a considerable amount of industry research, I had no doubt about my decision to partner with Raymond James. My early experience with the firm has proven it to be the best fit for my clients, family and team,” said Johnson. “We are excited to continue to work with Raymond James as we leverage its vast tools and resources to help improve the lives of our clients.”

After beginning his career in investment banking, Johnson used his experience to purchase and run an advertising company which he sold in 2021. In 2010, he started providing financial planning to individual investors at Edwards Jones where he worked until this recent transition. Johnson is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional and an Accredited Asset Management SpecialistTM. A Hopkins County native, he also earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration from Texas Christian University and University of North Texas, respectively.

About Raymond James Financial Services
Raymond James Financial Services, Inc. (RJFS), member FINRA/SIPC, is a financial services firm supporting independent financial advisors nationwide. Since 1974, RJFS provides a wide range of investment and wealth planning-related services through its affiliate, Raymond James & Associates, Inc., member New York Stock Exchange/SIPC. Both firms are wholly owned subsidiaries of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE-RJF), one of the nation’s premier diversified financial services companies with approximately 8,700 financial advisors throughout the United States, Canada and overseas. Total client assets are approximately $1.21 trillion as of Nov. 30, 2022. Additional information is available at

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM, CFP®, (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S. which it awards to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.