As an Edward Jones financial advisor, I believe it’s important to invest my time to understand what matters most to you before you invest your money. We'll use an established process, working closely with you and your CPA and attorney when needed, to build personalized strategies designed to help you and your family achieve your goals. We will continue to partner together throughout your life, making necessary adjustments along the way, to ensure that you stay on track toward your goals.

My career as a financial advisor with Edward Jones began in 1999 here in Abilene, a town I've called home since graduating from Abilene Christian University in 1989 with a B.B.A. in management. I earned CFP® certification in 2006. The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. awards CFP® certification to individuals who meet the board’s requirements for professionalism in financial services. To gain certification, a financial advisor must pass the CFP® Certification Examination and the CFP Board’s Fitness Standards for Candidates and Registrants, agree to abide by the CFP Board’s Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and comply with the Financial Planning Practice Standards. I have been a limited partner with Edward Jones since 2010.

I grew up in a farming family in Tulia, Texas. After graduation, I attended ACU and was blessed to meet M.C. (Mary Colleen), my wife of 30 years, there. We have two adult children who are also financial advisors with Edward Jones.

I have served Edward Jones in several volunteer roles including mentor, field trainer, growth leader, recruiting leader and segment leader. I have been active in the Abilene community, having served as a board member of non-profits as well as in church leadership.

Karen Shelnutt is my Sr. Branch Office Administrator. She has 14 years of experience and is dedicated to providing you with the highest level of service possible. Together, we enjoy building strong relationships with valued clients like you.

Focus areas

  • Retirement Income Strategies
  • Wealth Strategies
  • Retirement Savings Strategies
  • Intergenerational Planning
  • Estate & Legacy Strategies
  • Entrepreneurs & Business Owners

My Personal Interests

  • Personal Fitness
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Photography
  • Traveling

Office Information

Office Hours

Office Hours
WeekdayAvailability
Mon 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Tue 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Wed 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Thu 08:00AM - 05:00PM
Fri 08:00AM - 03:00PM
Sat Closed
Sun Closed

Additional Hours

  • Evenings
  • Weekends
  • Web Conferencing

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