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Meet the Team

Our team sincerely appreciates the opportunity we’ve had to work with some clients for more than 30 years. The relationships that we have established with these clients illustrate our focus on building long-term partnerships that are mutually beneficial and that provide “Financial Solutions for Life.”

Executive Team Member

Lorraine Johnson, CFP®, CFA®, ADPA® Wealth Consultant Emeritus

A Special Note: Lorraine Johnson retired from LifeTime Asset & Tax Management as an advisor on Dec 31, 2023. She will continue to work with LifeTime in a mentorship capacity for the foreseeable future.  We as a firm value her extensive knowledge and the team looks forward to our ongoing relationship. Read the full announcement on Lorraine’s retirement here.

Lorraine Johnson worked with business owners, non-traditional families, and those who are either retired or within 5-10 years of reducing their involvement in the workforce. Her passion was to help them create, manage and preserve their wealth while helping them work towards financial independence and confidence. Her services included financial planning, investment management and insurance. She particularly enjoyed providing investment advice and helping business owners to integrate their personal and business planning.

While she was a highly qualified financial services representative, she had a combination of experience and professional credentials. She earned an undergraduate degree in Trust Management and Estate Planning, holds the designations of Chartered Financial Analyst® and Accredited Domestic Partnership AdvisorSM (ADPA®), and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® practitioner. 

Lorraine has been a member of the North Carolina Society of Financial Analysts, the Financial Planning Association and the CFA Institute. She was a Registered Representative of Commonwealth Financial Network®, member FINRA/SIPC. She has been quoted and the subject of articles in InvestmentNews Magazine and The Wall Street Journal.

Lorraine is an appointed member of The Supplemental Retirement Board of Trustees, the board responsible for governing the NC 401(k)/457 Plans and the NC 403(b) Program. She was appointed to the board by Governor Roy Cooper in June 2018 and recently re-appointed by Governor Cooper in July 2023.

Over the years Lorraine has received National Association of Women Business Owner (NAWBO) Greater Raleigh Chapter awards for Member of the Year, Political Advocacy, and Corporate Sponsorship. She was Athena Powerlink of the Triangle’s 2014-2015 Recipient, benefiting from the wisdom of local experts in the field of finance, lifestyle and leadership. Lorraine was inducted into the NC Women Business Owner’s Hall of Fame in 2022.

She is an avid supporter of Triangle Family Services, a local organization providing assistance to individuals and families in crisis. In 2016 she received the LGBT Center of Raleigh’s Distinguished Service Award for her years of involvement with advocacy on behalf of the community.*

Lorraine enjoys music, theater, reading and travel. More than anything else, she loves spending time with her family, friends and guitars.

Community involvement and professional organizations:

  • Harmony, the NC LGBT+ Allied Chamber of Commerce, Member and Sponsor (1995-2023), Nominating Committee (2020)
  • NAWBO, National Association of Women Business Owners’ Greater Raleigh Chapter (2005-2023); Board Member, Chair of Political Advocacy (2009-2010; organized first Lobby Day with NC Legislature and awarded Political Advocacy Award in 2011)
  • Triangle Family Services, Volunteer and major donor (1995-current)
  • LGBT Center of Raleigh, Sponsor (2010-current); Co-Founder of Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) program (2011), now knows as Carolina Aging Alliance, member (2011-current)
  • Athena International and Athena of the Triangle; Member of Athena of the Triangle Board of Trustees (2017-2020); Athena Powerlink of the Triangle Recipient (2014-2015)
  • NC Women Business Owner’s Hall of Fame Inductee (2022)

*This award is not specific to financial services and does not imply an endorsement, recommendation, or otherwise reflect the performance of the advisor or any account.

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