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Craig Sterling Johnson, CFP®, AAMS® Owner, Rising Wealth Management Financial Advisor, RJFS

Craig has devoted his business to serve a select group of people who, among other things, aspire to have a work-optional lifestyle.

Craig started his career in investment banking, working up from a financial analyst to dealmaker, representing business owners, and later, working exclusively for one buyer. He used this experience to purchase and run an advertising company in Hopkins County, which he later sold in 2021. Craig started working with individual investors in 2010 with Edward Jones and, in 2022, founded Rising Wealth Management.

Craig is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and an Accredited Asset Management Specialist™. He has also earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration from Texas Christian University and University of North Texas, respectively.

Craig is a fourth generation native of Hopkins County and lives in Sulphur Springs with his wife, Chaney, his two sons, Crawford and Cameron. Outside the office, he enjoys tennis, racquetball, beekeeping, hunting, building computers (yes, he’s a geek), reading and spending time with his family.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, Certified Financial Planner,  CFP Logo Flame Design and  CFP Logo Plaque Design in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.