Jeanette Rayles


Branch Manager

Financial Advisor, RJFS

JEANETTE.RAYLES@RAYMONDJAMES.COM

 

Jeanette has been a financial advisor in Bowling Green for 25 years. She is a graduate of Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Jeanette is the owner of Rayles Financial Group, an independent firm, founded in July 2008, and she offers securities through Raymond James Financial Services.

Jeanette was awarded a 2011 “Rising Star” designated by Raymond James. Membership is based mainly on assets under management, education, credentials and fiscal year production. Re-qualification is required annually. Jeanette was thrilled to also receive 2011 “Woman of Achievement in Business” award, an achievement recognized by the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission. Criteria for the award are based on location, prior recognition, community service, and contributions toward the advancement of women.

Jeanette currently serves on the Salvation Army Advisory Board of Directors in Bowling Green. She is also a member of the Louisville Chapter of NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) and the Bowling Green Noon Rotary Club. She is a Past President and board member of Orchestra Kentucky, the Bowling Green chapter of NAWBO and the Glasgow Newcomers Club. She has served on the board of directors of the Bowling Green Western Symphony Orchestra and the Kentucky Repertory Theatre. She was a co-founder and charter member of the Bowling Green chapter of NAWBO.

Jeanette has participated in the Aunt Mary’s Storybook program to assist young mothers at the KY Correctional Institute for Women in Pewee Valley, KY to read books via recordings to their children.

She joined members of her church for a week-long mission trip for the Morgan Scott Project and the Scott County Homeless Shelter in eastern Tennessee in March, 2013.  Some of the construction projects in which they participated were replacing broken floor joists in the homeless shelter; construction of a soffit, replacing a front door, widening of doors, wall repair, painting and replacing floor coverings in a personal residence. Other mission trips have included Nashville, TN to assist the May, 2010 flood victims; Gulfport, MS, Lake Charles, LA and Slidell, LA to assist Katrina victims.

Jeanette has assisted with Habitat for Humanity builds in Bowling Green and Glasgow and volunteered at the Camp for Courageous Kids in Scottsville, KY.

Jeanette was a sponsor for the 2013 Bowling Green Hot Rods "Ladies Night" in May, 2013, a sponsor for the 2010 Medical Center’s “A Day Women” and a sponsor for the 2009 and 2010 Habitat for Humanity Picnic Pops.

Jeanette is the mother of four children who reside in Brooklyn, NY, Boston, MA, Atlanta, GA, and Portland, OR. She has a granddaughter, age 8, in Boston, MA and twin granddaughters, born in August, 2015 in Portland OR whom she adores.

Jeanette has been a mentor to several interns from the WKU School of Business and trainer to young financial advisors.

Jeanette is an avid reader and is a member of two book clubs. She likes to walk, hike, bicycle, camp and has recently learned basket making. She loves to travel and has visited Africa twice, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Austria, and France, but her favorite vacations are on the beach with her family.

Jeanette’s passion has been to assist women from all walks of life – from reaching their financial goals to owning a home.