Lawson Ballard

Financial Advisor
Haywood Road Branch


Lawson Ballard is a financial advisor with Raymond James. While focusing his business on his clients’ individual financial objectives, Lawson believes the most successful wealth management strategies look at the big picture. It is this comprehensive, strategy-focused approach, delivered with constant personal attention and a commitment to his clients’ best interests that sets Lawson apart.

Lawson is dedicated to managing and preserving wealth for you and your family. By establishing deep and valued relationships with you, he is able to gain a comprehensive understanding of your needs and goals. Lawson works hard to help enhance and preserve your investments, while assisting you in realizing your goals through long-term financial strategies using portfolio management, retirement planning (including IRAs, 401(k)s), estate planning, 529 education savings plans and more.

A native of Greenville, SC, Lawson graduated from the College of Charleston with a B.A in Political Science. He also received his M.A.T in Social Studies Secondary Education and taught in Greenville County Schools for 4 years. He is a member of Christ Church Episcopal. He is also active in Ducks Unlimited and the Greenville Griffins Rugby Club. When not working, Lawson enjoys hunting, fishing, and playing rugby for the Griffins. This is his first year with Raymond James.

Raymond James is not affiliated with the above organizations.