We are dedicated to professionally supporting, educating, and providing informed direction to each and every client.
Lighthouse Financial is a regional, boutique, financial services firm that consist of 5 advisors. Some of our professionals have backgrounds as CPAs, or have experience with estate planning strategies.
Our combined experience is over 60 years with the oldest in their 50’s and the youngest in their 20’s. We have offices in Rogers & Bentonville, AR and Tulsa & Edmond OK.
We focus on working with high income and high net worth individuals to help them plan for... and more importantly REACH ... their financial goals.
What sets us apart from other firms is that we combine tax advantaged strategies into our investment strategies in an effort to lower the amount of taxes our clients pay during their retirement years.
We believe a person’s largest expense that they will pay during their retirement years is not our fee, or investment and insurance products expenses...but rather... it's the IRS.
If we can help lower the amount of taxes a person pays, they may be able to have a retirement lifestyle that normally they would not be able to have-- or they could transfer more wealth to their family upon their death.
Our foundation is two-fold.
First: living by "the golden rule” and second: comprehensive financial planning
We love what we do and we look forward to working with you!
Investments can play a key role in your financial security plan. A mix of registered and non-registered savings can help achieve your goals.
Retirement planning today has taken on many new dimensions that never had to be considered by earlier generations.
Insurance is essential to any comprehensive financial security plan. It can protect you and your family from undue hardship.
Learn more about our amazing team of advisors: Lance, Dax, Ben, Travis, Grant, John.
My professional approach and experience:
Throughout my two decade career as a Financial Professional, I have been devoted to providing second-to-none service and offering ethical and knowledgeable advice to all of our valued clients. Furthermore, I bring value to our clients by recommending financial products and investments with an unbiased viewpoint gained by practicing through our DBA, Lighthouse Financial. In addition, I make it a point to explain all details and complex issues in clear language and strive to create a comfortable environment for all clients.
My academic achievements include:
Bachelor of Arts in Finance from the University of Arkansas
CFP® certification from the College for Financial Planning
Life outside of Business:
My philosophy in life is to follow 3 simply rules; God, Family, Work. Growing up in Lamar, Missouri, my parents instilled in me the values that I strive to live by each and every day. I strongly believe in the power of community service and reaching out to those in need. I am on the board of the CobblestoneProject.org who's focus is to provide dignity to those in NWA that are less fortunate.
I am a resident of Fayetteville, Arkansas, and I attend Fellowship Bible Church with my wife and three children. We live by the Golden Rule, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”
I also enjoy spending time golfing, hunting, snow skiing, water skiing, and Crossfit.
Arkansas Insurance License #: 898008
California Insurance License # 0B41058
Mission: To assist families and retirees in the preservation and accumulation of their retirement assets through proper finanical planning while providing superior service.
Joined AXA Advisors in July of 1992
BA degree from Northeastern State Univsersity
Four-time President's Trophy recipient for outstanding management
Former President of Oklahoma City NAIFA (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors)
Current President Elect for the Oklahoma State Chapter of NAIFA
Licensed FINRA, Series 7, , 65, 63, 24, 26
Insurance licensed Life, Health, and Variable Annuity
Resides and works in Edmond, OK and has four children with wife Susie.
AR Insurance License # 1636203
Nancy is your new accounts concierge. She will be helping you through the entire set up process and will make sure everything gets where it needs to go as quick and efficient as possible. If accounts are being transferred she will keep you informed of the status and keep you abreast of where your money was vs. where it is going. She is great at what she does and we are confident you will enjoy working with her. Expect to hear from her soon!
Kirk is our licensed financial representative and will be the one to go to for trades, distributions, contribution, rebalance etc. He enjoys what he does and makes customer service his top priority.
We are confident you will enjoy working with him. He is here to help you with all your customer service needs.
Life outside work:
I enjoy spending time with my wife of 27 years. We enjoy sporting events, hiking, ice hockey, football, and Go Razorbacks. I have one grown son which we like to hunt and fish together, and go to sporting events.
Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional™
Alyssa assists with all things involved in your financial plan, as well as making sure all your needs are met when it comes to online account access and eMoney. She researches financial databases and products that match clients’ needs, along with constructing visual aids including charts, graphs, and tables to be used in client meetings. Alyssa supports our financial advisors by preparing for meetings, making preliminary financial planning recommendations, and coordinate marketing events.
As always, you can expect the same level of excellent service in everything that Alyssa touches!
In my 14 year career as a Financial Professional I have seen Tech bubbles burst, Too Big to Fail fail, and Housing markets crumble. In my observation of these events, there has been one constant, clients want to know that their Financial Professional is on watch. That sounds simple enough, right? Too many times when under extreme circumtances, poor decisions are made and most of the time this could have been avoided with proper planning. My belief is that building a transparent and unbiased communication bridge and comprehensive financial plan with clients is as important as building their portfolio. If both are built on a solid foundation that helps for proper decisions can be made during times of duress.
To stay on top of my field and continually develop my professional skills, I regularly attend due deligence meetings and certification programs. I am currently serving as a representive of the National Associates Form and numerous other industry commitees.
Life outside of business:
Teresa and I have 2 children (Baydon and Breck) who keep us extremly busy with their activities. When not at a Razorback event you will find us camping in the Ozarks or fly fishing a near-by stream. We enjoy traveling and have set a family goal of visiting all 50 states before Baydon graduates high school, 35 down and 15 to go.
AR Insurance License # 3333212
Travis has been a certified public accountant since 1985 and a licensed financial professional since 2000. He has worked for companies like Arthur Andersen Co. and WalMart Stores, Inc. in the past where he has gained broad based experience in accounting issues. Since 1995 he has owned his own CPA practice in Bentonville where he helps small businesses and high net worth individuals achieve their financial goals.
Travis is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and currently holds license as a:
Certified Public Accountant
FINRA Series 7 Securities
FINRA Series 66
Travis focuses his financial practice on wealth accumulation and preservation for individuals and small business owners and their employees. He brings a practical approach to wealth management that has resulted in long term relationships with his clients.
Travis is highly involved in his community where he serves on the Bentonville School Board and as a member of several other non-profit boards.
Travis lives in Bentonville, Arkansas with his wife Debbie. He has three children, Matt, Marisa and Garrett and one grandchild, Macie.
In his capacity as a financial professional with Lighthouse Financial, Travis does not offer tax or legal advice, or any accountancy services.
AR Insurance License #3820592
I grew up in a small town in East Arkansas. I attended the University of Arkansas and graduated with a degree in Finance. While in school I was very involved in my fraternity and a student ministry on campus that I did multiple projects and overseas trips with. I am a people person. I am the kind of guy that loves to engage other people because I love connecting with individuals and learning about their background and who they are. I have a heart and desire to have a positive impact on the lives of others and that is why I am in this business.
My faith is the biggest part of who I am and I truly believe that it is a God thing that I ended up with this firm. I know that I am teamed up with the best in the business and I can confidently say that with the team approach that we have here, I am going to do my best to provide you with the best financial plan possible.
What you get from me is Integrity, honesty and most importantly a passion to make a difference.
AR Insurance License # 17770540
Advisor, Managing Partner
Born in Southeast Arkansas and raised in Little Rock, I relocated to Northwest Arkansas in 2007 along with my wife Karri and our two children, Skyler and Knox. My desire to help my clients achieve their goals stems from two experiences I had much earlier in life. One with a financial planner that took time to work with Karri and myself when I was 21 which was very positive, and the other from watching a family business be born, grow and mature, and divest with no plan in place...ever. This was far from positive. In today's ever changing economy and financial markets, putting active risk management practices to work in your porfolio that are uniquley tailored to fit your specific needs are more important than ever. Developing and implementing these strategies is my passion.
Bachelors Degree in Business Management: University of Arkansas
Registered Investment Advisor, FINRA, Series 7, 66 Licensed
Life outside of Business:
My wife of 19 years Karri and I have two children. Our daughter Skyler is 14 and is very busy with school and her competitive volleyball team Ozark Juniors. Our son Knox is 11 and active in whatever sport is in season. Both attend Bentonville schools. As a family we enjoy traveling together, sports and anything that involves the outdoors.
AR Insurnace License # 9501840
Client Relations Manager
Wade’s main goal is to make sure you always have a smile on your face! He will make sure we have review meetings on a regular basis, so that you are kept informed on how your investment and insurance accounts are doing, but more importantly so your financial plan can be updated to make sure you stay on track to meet your financial goals. He also is responsible for scheduling and managing our marketing events and our client appreciation events. Call or email him if you would like to schedule a meeting with your advisor or if you have a question and would like to talk to them.
He is also our social media manager. Check out our page and be sure to Like us, Share us…don’t keep us a secret!
Wade is a proud Northwest Arkansas native, born & raised in Springdale. He lives with his wife, Melissa, and their 4 puppies (2 dachshunds, 1 Maltese & 1 Morkie). He went to college in North Alabama and then spent a few years after that in Southern California, where he worked in cable television. Currently, he is in the Praise Team band at his church and, also, in a Rock & Roll band with his buddies from high-school. According to Wade, both are equally rewarding in their own way!
For the last 10 years, he has been managing a bank branch in Fayetteville, where he handled whatever was needed from his clients. His best qualities are being present & available for not just our clients, but for all of the people in his life.
Bachelor’s Degree in Entertainment Industry Management: University of North Alabama
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