Debra Clayton Named a Woman of Influence

Debra Clayton



Topeka Advisory Firm’s Co-founder Named a Woman of Influence

Debra Clayton One of Six Women Honored by the Greater Topeka Partnership


TOPEKA, Kansas—September 14, 2018—Clayton Wealth Partners announced today that firm co-founder and president Debra Clayton has been selected as a “Woman of Influence.”

The Greater Topeka Partnership selected Clayton as one of six Women of Influence for 2018. Clayton received the honor in the Outstanding Entrepreneur category.

In addition to Clayton, the partnership named Susana Ortiz Prochaska in the Community Service category; Sarah Lucero, Education; Jennifer Kirmse, Distinguished Mentor; and Sarah Morse, Rising Star.

Clayton and the other award recipients were presented with the awards at the Fifth Annual Women of influence Awards on August 23.

Clayton said receiving the award was an honor.

“It was humbling to accept this award alongside the other Women of Influence. All of them have shown such a commitment to the betterment of the Topeka community and beyond,” she said.

In its awards announcement, the Greater Topeka Partnership cited Clayton’s role as co-founder and president of Clayton Wealth Partners, a fee-only financial planning and investment management firm in Topeka. Clayton is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional who oversees the firm’s Investment Committee and is on the Management Team.

In addition, the partnership cited Clayton as being named to the Topeka Business Hall of Fame in 2017, the advisory firm being named a Capital City Business of Distinction in 2016, and Clayton receiving the Community Volunteer Award in 2013.

The Greater Topeka Partnership is an umbrella organization dedicated to enhancing the economic development and quality of life in Topeka and Shawnee County.


About Clayton Wealth Partners

Clayton Wealth Partners is Topeka’s oldest fee-only financial planning and investment management firm. It provides fiduciary advice to help individuals and families manage their wealth throughout all stages of life, as well as to institutions such as endowments, foundations, and for-profit organizations. Visit the firm’s website at


Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CFP® (with plaque design) and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.




Debra Clayton, CFP®


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716 S. Kansas Ave.

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