Founding Partner & Financial Advisor

For over 15 years, Jon Vogel has been a trusted educator, mentor, and coach for thousands of people in the Birmingham area. He is passionate about helping others discover a higher potential for themselves and creating a road map on how to reach it. 


His background in the health and fitness industry for over a decade as a trainer and coach, has shaped his views of what it takes to be successful in all arenas of life, including finance.


He has applied the foundational principles and traits from that arena into the mediums of the financial world.

His approach is centered around setting a vision, defining quantifiable metrics to be achieved, and using education, discipline, grit, solid routines and habits to get there. 


Jon believes that armed with the right information and these traits, there exists the right mix for success for anyone who wants it. While the strategies around success in various aspects of life may change, the foundational principles never do. 


Jon holds the Series 7 license and the Series 66 as well as various insurance licenses. 


He lives in Bluff Park with his wife, Lauren, and two sons Lincoln and Wyatt. He enjoys music, the outdoors, exercise, and anything social. 


Director of Marketing & Client Experience

Lauren leads the marketing and communication efforts for Trailblazer Financial and helps us shape all aspects of our client experience. 


She has over ten years of expertise in marketing, public relations and client services. In addition to business development, she helps direct media relations, branding, advertising and website development.


Throughout her career, Lauren has led teams and launched brands at


  • The Birmingham Zoo 

  • Complete Feet

  • Life Time Fitness 

  • School for Amazing Kids


Lauren has a genuine love for helping people and creating experiences that make everyone we work with feel cared for and highly supported. 


She places a high value on authenticity and integrity and seeks to align her efforts with companies who do the same.


Outside of work, you can find her chasing, laughing, or snuggling with her two young boys. Dreaming big with her husband, practicing yoga and spending time with friends and family.    


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