French Financial Welcomes Jason Coffield
Originally from Jasper, TX, Jason moved to Shreveport in 1990 to attend Centenary College. After marrying Rene' Locke and graduating from Centenary, Jason began a career in the investment industry. From 2002-2005, Jason worked for A.G. Edwards & Sons. In 2005, he moved to another firm based in St. Louis, MO, Edward Jones Investments. He recently affiliated with LPL Financial and Clyde French at French Financial. Jason's focus has always been on the client: understanding their needs, goals, and hopes for the future. Learn More
Protecting a Lifetime of Assets
At French Financial, we believe your wealth should be used for what matters most—to protect what you’ve worked a lifetime to achieve for your family, your business, and your future. Learn more
Providing Independent Insight
When you partner with the independent advisors at French Financial, your best interests are our number-one priority. You benefit from a firm that possesses more than 100 years of combined experience across three generations. Learn more
Guiding You Along the Path to Your Goals
French Financial specializes in short-, intermediate- and long-term goal setting to help you successfully pursue the retirement lifestyle you desire, transfer wealth to your loved ones and establish your legacy on your terms. Learn more
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