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LaDonna employs a comprehensive, client-focused approach to financial planning.  Such discipline ensures that recommended programs encompass each client’s financial goals, time horizons and risk tolerance.  In recognition of her extraordinary efforts, LaDonna has earned a position on Morgan Stanley’s Century Council. She works closely with clients to develop customized financial strategies that incorporate asset allocation, financial management, retirement planning and college and succession planning.  Whether it is consulting with Corporate Retirement Accounts, high net worth individuals, or Individual Retirement Accounts, helping people is truly her passion.  In addition to developing a custom financial strategy for each client, she conducts regular meetings with clients to review performance, reconfirm financial goals and make adjustments as economic or lifestyle conditions may warrant.An investment professional since 1988, LaDonna is a native of Newkirk, OK and has built a solid record of accomplishments and a reputation for excellence among her clients and colleagues.  She is an Investment Management Specialist, Financial Consultant and Financial Advisor.  She holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Central State University, as well as the Series 3, 7 and 63 FINRA securities registrations.LaDonna and her husband Phil reside in Edmond, OK with their three children John, Lianna and Lauryn. She is an Alum of the Oklahoma City chapter of the American Business Club, a Sustainer of Junior Hospitality and an Alum of Sigma Kappa sorority.
Services Include
  • 401(k) Rollovers
  • 529 Plans1
  • Alternative Investments2
  • Annuities3
  • Asset Management4
  • Certificates of Deposit5
  • Commodities6
  • Estate Planning Strategies7
  • Financial Planning8
  • Life Insurance9
  • Long Term Care Insurance10
  • Municipal Bonds11
  • Retirement Planning12
  • Wealth Management13
Securities Agent: OK, WV, WI, WA, VI, VA, TX, OR, OH, NM, NE, ND, NC, MT, MO, KY, KS, IN, IL, FL, CO, CA, AR, AK; Managed Futures; Transactional Futures/Commodities; General Securities Representative; Investment Advisor Representative
NMLS#: 1778290
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Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, 1986 Minor in Finance Central State University Edmond, OK
  • Series 3 - Commodities Broker, 1990
  • Series 63 - Uniform State Exam, 1988
  • Series 7 - NYSE/NASD General Securities, 1988
  • Consulting Group Associate
  • NMLS #1778290

Experience

1988 - Present: Morgan Stanley*

First Vice President
Oklahoma City, OK

    Associations

    • Sigma Kappa-Alum
    • Junior Hospitality-Sustainer
    • St. John The Baptist Catholic Church- Member
    • American Business Club-Alum

    Location

    6305 Waterford Blvd
    Suite 240
    Oklahoma City, OK 73118
    US
    Direct:
    (405) 841-3920(405) 841-3920
    Toll-Free:
    (800) 735-7677(800) 735-7677
    Fax:
    (405) 213-0373(405) 213-0373
    Investment and Market Perspectives

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    Retirement

    Working with you to understand your life goals and develop a personalized wealth strategy. Today and for the years to come.
    • 401(k) Rollovers
    • IRA Plans
    • Retirement Income Strategies
    • Retirement Plan Participants
    • Annuities
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    Investing

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    • Asset Management
    • Wealth Planning
    • Traditional Investments
    • Alternative Investments
    • Impact Investing
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    Family

    Creating customized financial strategies for the challenges that today's families face.
    • Estate Planning Strategies
    • 529 Plans / Education Savings Planning
    • Long Term Care Insurance
    • Special Needs Planning
    • Trust Services
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    Business Planning

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    • Succession Planning
    • Business Planning
    • Retirement Plan Sponsors
    • Qualified Retirement Plans
    • Corporate Pension Funds
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    • Impact Investing
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    1Investors should consider many factors before deciding which 529 plan is appropriate. Some of these factors include: the Plan’s investment options and the historical investment performance of these options, the Plan’s flexibility and features, the reputation and expertise of the Plan’s investment manager, Plan contribution limits and the federal and state tax benefits associated with an investment in the Plan. Some states, for example, offer favorable tax treatment and other benefits to their residents only if they invest in the state’s own Qualified Tuition Program. Investors should determine their home state’s tax treatment of 529 plans when considering whether to choose an in-state or out-of-state plan. Investors should consult with their tax or legal advisor before investing in any 529 Plan or contact their state tax division for more information. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC does not provide tax and/or legal advice. Investors should review a Program Disclosure Statement, which contains more information on investment options, risk factors, fees and expenses and possible tax consequences.

    2Alternative Investments are speculative and include a high degree of risk. An investor could lose all or a substantial amount of his/her investment. Alternative investments are suitable only for qualified, long-term investors who are willing to forgo liquidity and put capital at risk for an indefinite period of time.

    3Annuities are offered in conjunction with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC’s licensed insurance agency affiliates.

    4Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors or Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice. Clients should consult their tax advisor for matters involving taxation and tax planning and their attorney for legal matters.

    5CDs are insured by the FDIC, an independent agency of the U.S. Government, up to a maximum of $250,000 (including principal and accrued interest) for all deposits held in the same insurable capacity (e.g. individual account, joint account, IRA etc.) per CD depository. Investors are responsible for monitoring the total amount held with each CD depository. All deposits at a single depository held in the same insurable capacity will be aggregated for the purposes of the applicable FDIC insurance limit, including deposits (such as bank accounts) maintained directly with the depository and CDs of the depository.

    6Investing in commodities entails significant risks. The commodities markets may fluctuate widely based on a variety of factors including changes in supply and demand relationships; governmental programs and policies; national and international political and economic events; war and terrorist events; changes in interest and exchange rates; trading activities in commodities and related contracts; pestilence; weather; technological change; and, the price volatility of a commodity. In addition, the commodities markets are subject to temporary distortions or other disruptions due to various factors, including lack of liquidity, participation of speculators and government intervention.

    7Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors and Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice. Clients should consult their tax advisor for matters involving taxation and tax planning and their attorney for matters involving trust and estate planning and other legal matters.

    8Morgan Stanley offers a wide array of brokerage and advisory services to its clients, each of which may create a different type of relationship with different obligations to you. Please consult with your Financial Advisor to understand these differences.

    9Insurance products are offered in conjunction with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC’s licensed insurance agency affiliates.

    10Insurance products are offered in conjunction with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC’s licensed insurance agency affiliates.

    11Income generated from an investment in a municipal bond is generally exempt from federal income taxes. Some income may be subject to state and local taxes and to the federal alternative minimum tax. Capital gains, if any, are subject to tax.

    12Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors or Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice. Clients should consult their tax advisor for matters involving taxation and tax planning and their attorney for legal matters.

    13Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC (“Morgan Stanley”), its affiliates and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors or Private Wealth Advisors do not provide tax or legal advice. Clients should consult their tax advisor for matters involving taxation and tax planning and their attorney for legal matters.

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