DeDe (Raydeena) M. Jones, CPA®, CFPTM
DeDe is the Managing Director of Innovative Financial, LLC. She has twenty years of experience in the financial arena, including serving as an auditor for Ernst and Young, a lender for First Interstate Bank (now Wells Fargo), and a Controller for numerous companies, while working for a Venture Capital firm. As Vice President for Retirement Without Tears, she solidified her expertise as a financial planner and investment consultant.
DeDe understands that no matter how vast her experience is, its only value is within the context of an effective relationship. Therefore, she makes it a priority to be available to answer your questions and concerns, and will meet with you however often is required to help you meet your goals. As a client of Innovative Financial, there's no reason for worrying; as DeDe often says, "Call me – you'll sleep better."
In addition, our comprehensive Consulting Team consists of professionals in the areas of estate law, insurance, and the stock market. They will be brought in to assist you as needed, and their credentials presented at that time. We are proud to only work with those whom we would trust with our own personal matters.
Jennifer is Innovative Financial’s resident Paraplanner. She utilizes her exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills to help fill in the pieces needed to prepare our comprehensive financial plans. Jennifer manages our powerful financial software to prepare reports, update client portfolio projections and proactively alert the team to important changes in circumstances.
Jennifer attended Colorado State University with a focus on engineering and math. This strong analytical foundation, combined with her natural creative bent, make her an excellent problem solver. This, combined with her past experience in tax preparation and mortgage processing, make her an invaluable member of the Innovative team. In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys drawing, painting, crafting and animals. Her dog, Gracie, can often be seen roaming Innovative’s offices.
After more than 10 years in business administration, June has the insight and know-how to support our team members and clients, from processing various applications and assisting with reporting. She has the commitment to client service and attention to detail to get the job done well every time.
June attended Colorado State University. After college, she moved to Hawaii and met a soldier who turned out to be her soon-to-be husband. After living the Army life for a few years, they settled back in the Denver area where she worked in the travel industry for over 10 years. When she is not busy at Innovative, she enjoys hiking, biking, camping, travelling, gourmet coffee and spending time with her high school aged daughter.