Advisor profile

My approach

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What you can expect when you work with me

At Ameriprise, our purpose is to help you feel confident, connected and in control of your financial life. The right financial advice can help prepare you for whatever life brings – both the expected and the unexpected.
When you work with me, you receive:

· 1:1 financial advice based on your goals and needs.

· Personalized recommendations for a diversified portfolio, and solutions to help protect you from uncertainty.

· Regular meetings to review your goals, progress and investments.

· Anytime access to your investments and digital tools to help you stay on track.

Feel confident about your financial future.

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Areas of focus

  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Executive Compensation and Benefit Strategies
  • Tax Planning Strategies
  • Small Business
  • Retirement Planning Strategies
  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Retirement Plan Distribution
  • Charitable Giving
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Investment Management
  • Investments
  • Family Finances
Years of Experience
This number may include years as a financial advisor, and/or experience as a registered representative.


  • CPA  Certified Public Accountant


  • MBA, McCombs School of Business, 1986
  • BBA, University of Texas, 1984, finance


  • I am a native Houstonian.
  • I have been happily married to my wife Jennifer for 28 years.
  • We have four very active and athletic sons - ages 23, 21, 17 and 14.
  • Together our children play baseball, football, basketball and soccer.
  • I spend most of my free time with my boys and enjoy watching them participate in school sports.
  • Our family spends much time out in the country enjoying nature.
  • Physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle are important to me and my family.
  • Until recently, I played on a men's Sunday night recreation softball team for over 20 years. I also try to get to the gym at least three times a week.

Community participation

Tiras Wealth Management is committed to helping our friends and family in the hospitality industry, who have been hit hard during the coronavirus pandemic. Our team has come up with a #TipGivingPledge campaign to show support for the hospitality workers in our community. You can find more information on our Tiras Wealth Management Facebook page and join us in this movement by using the hashtag #TipGivingPledge.

Together we can make a difference in so many lives. Tip more. Help more. Give more.

  • #TipGivingPledge
  • Local High School Financial Literacy Program - What I$
  • R.O.C.K. (Raising Our Celiac Kids)
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation

Awards & recognition

  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2018-2021
  • Barron's Hall of Fame Advisor, 2019
  • Forbes Top Wealth Advisors, 2016-2021
  • Barron’s Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors, 2007-2020
  • Barron’s Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2014-2021
  • Barron’s All-Star Independent Advisors, 2017
  • Barron’s Top 1,000 Financial Advisors, 2009-2013
  • Financial Times 400 Top Financial Advisers, 2013-2017
  • Tiras Wealth Management, Houston Business Journal, Largest Houston-Area Money Management Firms, 2015, 2017, 2019-2021
  • Tiras Wealth Management, Houston Business Journal, Top Wealth Management Firms and Practices, 2015-2021
  • Ameriprise Chairman's Advisory Council, 1992-2021
  • Ameriprise Alex M. Alexander Award Recipient, 2006-2012

Honored to be recognized in Barron's

I’m proud to share that I was named a Barron’s Hall of Fame Advisor in 2019, an award that recognizes advisors who have appeared on Barron’s Top 100 Financial Advisor lists for 10 years or more. While this is an exciting honor, helping my clients achieve their financial goals is the greatest reward. I’d like to thank my hard-working team and our loyal clients for making this recognition possible!

Private Wealth Advisors

Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisors have extensive experience in helping affluent clients preserve and grow their wealth. They possess the capabilities and resources to provide customized recommendations and support for tax, estate, and retirement planning. They help clients step back and explore the full range of opportunities their wealth can bring. With years of experience and an established network of expert resources, Private Wealth Advisors are among the most qualified and credentialed advisors in the industry. Ameriprise Financial gives this elite group the highest priority and quality of service and resources available to help ensure their clients receive the best possible client experience.