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Lance Baker

Meet Lance Baker, CPFA

President, The Advisors
Financial Advisor, RJFS

Lance Baker is the President and Founding Partner of The Advisors, as well as a Financial Advisor with Raymond James Financial Services. He was named to the 2022 edition of the Forbes list of Best in State Wealth Advisors†. His career began in 1995 as a bond trader with A.G. Edwards in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1998, he relocated his family to Oklahoma City, joining the local branch office as Financial Advisor. He was named Branch Manager in 2005, and went on to spend six years with Stifel Nicolaus. In 2015, he opened an independent practice with Raymond James, offering a more complete financial solution to meet clients’ needs. With dedicated commitment to clients, he seeks to assist his clients with their financial plans. From managing debt to saving for retirement, he is passionate about helping clients pursue their goals. Outside the office, Lance volunteers with a number of organizations - Vizavance (formerly Prevent Blindness - Oklahoma), Kismet Arts Studio & Theatre, and Oklahoma Christian School. Lance enjoys golf, playing guitar, supporting his children’s activities, and traveling with his wife, Laura, and their two children.

† The Forbes ranking of Best-In-State Wealth Advisors, developed by SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative criteria, mostly gained through telephone and in-person due diligence interviews, and quantitative data. Those advisors that are considered have a minimum of seven years of experience, and the algorithm weights factors like revenue trends, assets under management, compliance records, industry experience and those that encompass best practices in their practices and approach to working with clients. Portfolio performance is not a criteria due to varying client objectives and lack of audited data. Out of approximately 34,925 nominations, more than 6,550 advisors received the award. This ranking is not indicative of an advisor's future performance, is not an endorsement, and may not be representative of individual clients' experience. Neither Raymond James nor any of its Financial Advisors or RIA firms pay a fee in exchange for this award/rating. Raymond James is not affiliated with Forbes or Shook Research, LLC. Please visit for more info.