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Kropog Financial Group, LLC is an independent wealth management firm located in Mandeville, LA. Because we are a family-owned firm, we have a sincere interest in the overall financial well-being of each and every client we service. Since 1979, we’ve been privileged to assist retirees, professors, medical professionals, administrators, small business owners, and other business professionals. We’ve helped them organize their financial lives, pursue their financial goals, and preserve and grow their hard-earned assets. Most importantly, our autonomy allows us to provide our clients with financial advice aligned with their personal objectives and never with company quotas.


Jim Kropog

President, CFP®, RICP®

As an independent financial advisor, Jim creates customized investment and financial planning strategies that strive to help grow, manage and transfer his client's wealth. In 1999, Jim earned the prestigious CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation, one of the premier designations in the financial services industry. In 2016, Jim earned the designation of Retirement Income Certified Professional®. Additionally, he holds the FINRA Series 7, 63 and 24 registrations through LPL Financial.

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Ryan C. Kropog

Vice President, CFP®, RICP®

Ryan graduated from Archbishop Rummel High School in 2002 before attending college at Louisiana State University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in 2006. Upon graduation, Ryan obtained the FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 registrations through LPL Financial and joined Kropog Financial Group, LLC. Now, over a decade later, Ryan’s role at Kropog Financial Group focuses on the areas of financial planning, portfolio analysis, and portfolio development.

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Suzanne Kropog

Office Manager

Suzanne graduated from Archbishop Chapelle High School before spending two years at Louisiana State University. After her sophomore year at LSU, she decided to return home and join Jim at the University of New Orleans where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education. She then spent ten years in the Archdiocese of New Orleans parochial school system as a teacher at St. Edward the Confessor School and later at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School.

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Calvin J. Foster-Billiot

Marketing Coordinator / Compliance Officer

Since graduating from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2010, with a bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing and Management, Calvin has worked in the banking industry gaining knowledge and experience in financial investing. In November of 2012 Calvin was welcomed to Kropog Financial Group, LLC as the Marketing and Social Media Coordinator. His duties include event planning, web site and social media design, marketing strategy development, business technology, business compliance, and client services.

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Jennifer Craddock

Financial Advisor

Jennifer was raised in New Orleans, where she attended Benjamin Franklin High School and then graduated from LSU with a BS in Zoology. Jennifer has 15 years of Environmental, Health, & Safety experience and also worked as a Service Representative for the Social Security Administration. As a new member of Kropog Financial Group, Jennifer will be assisting with financial planning tasks and client services.

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