The Firm

Laxson Financial Group believes that everyone we work with deserves:

  • The tools and opportunity to prepare for a dignified retirement
  • Access to trusted financial education and advice
  • A holistic retirement strategy that considers all aspects of a person's life, aspirations and finances
  • A plan for retirement income that lasts a lifetime

The process we follow in developing a financial strategy for you consists of:

1. Establish our relationship;

2. Gathering and analyzing your current financial situation to develop a clear picture of your specific needs, wants and wishes;

3. Designing a financial strategy that takes into account the full range of needs you have now, and those needs you may have in the future; and

4. Monitor your strategy, collaborating with you to make appropriate adjustments, and assisting you in keeping your plan on track 


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Frank Laxson

Frank is an investment advisor representative with Voya Financial Advisors, Inc., the broker-dealer of Voya

He started working in the financial services industry in 1996,  prior to that he worked in the Insurance brokerage business.  Working with Insurance agents and financial advisers for several years helped him realize he wanted do more for clients than just insurance services.  The past 23 years Frank has been working with the same broker/dealer providing advice and planning for clients .  In 2012 Laxson Financial Group was started to coordinate investment management and wealth preservation with people you can trust. One of the benefits of working with Frank is his ability to provide clear, easily understandable explanations of financial products and services.

Frank was raised in Prattville, AL, graduated from Troy University with a B.S. degree in Marketing. Frank and his wife Ellen reside in the Lake Martin area and have two children who are both married and reside in Birmingham. Currently they attend First Baptist Opelika in Opelika AL.




Joshua Laxson

Joshua is an investment advisor representative with Voya Financial Advisors, Inc., the broker-dealer of Voya Financial®. With 6 years of experience in the financial services industry, Joshua is focused on retirement income, estate planning, wealth management, retirement planning, and college savings. Josh currently holds FINRA Series 6,7,63,65, Life insurance, variable annuity license as well as the Chartered retirement planning counselor designation.

Josh was raised in Birmingham, AL and met his wife Kristi while attending Auburn Univeristy. Josh enjoys hunting with his bird dog Lucy and leading the high school guys youth group at church.








Christine Kennedy

Christine was born and raised in St. Joseph, MO and lived there most of her life.

While in Missouri, she attended Missouri Western State University. She has worked in the medical/financial field for over 20 years. In 2016 she married her husband John and moved to Opelika, AL. She started at Laxson Financial Group in October of 2016 as our Administrative Assistant.

Christine has 2 boys of her own and 2 stepchildren as well. She is the Director of Music at her church, Gateway Pentecostal Sanctuary of Opelika. She has played piano/organ and sang for 34 years as well as singing on 2 gospel albums. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, church activities, and her chihuahua, Nola.







Ellen Laxson

Ellen has a Bachelor of Science degree from Troy University, where she met Frank in 1987.  She has worked in the sales, banking and financial industry since graduating in 1989.  Ellen has assisted Frank with his financial business since 1997.  

Ellen and Frank have 2 children, Joshua and Jordan who are both married and live in Birmingham.  Ellen enjoys gardening, sewing and living on Lake Martin.  She now serves as the office manager for Laxson Financial Group.