Our Philosophy

We believe everyone wants to reach Financial Freedom, and that can mean and look different for everyone. Our approach is intentional and focused. It begins with the creation of your Financial Plan. We combine your personalized plan with one of our suitable investment management strategies that have at their core a focus on downside risk management. We consider all factors when assessing and mapping out your financial goals: your income sources before and during retirement, current retirement savings, current investment management approach, risk management, insurance, tax bracket, and estate plan. 

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Marco Lopez

Wealth Advisor

Marco Lopez is a co-founder of Texas Private Wealth Advisors in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. He combines his years of experience and knowledge of investment vehicles to translate which ones are appropriate for investors based upon their goals, time horizon, and risk tolerance. Marco manages investments in IRAs, Roth's, Trust Accounts, and regular taxable accounts. He conducts Portfolio Management and Financial Planning in order to provide the best possible service to the families he serves. 


As the former Co-Host of 'Serious Money' on Dallas' Talk radio KSKY 660 AM, he educated the investing public about important topics in our economy, stock and bond markets, and ideas that may be of significant importance to investors. 

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Erick Carlos, CFP®, MBA

Wealth Advisor

Erick Carlos is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional and the co-founder of Texas Private Wealth Advisors in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. With over 16 years of extensive knowledge in the financial and insurance arenas, Erick believes in crafting a unique tailored financial plan to help his clients better understand and navigate the financial markets with confidence and determination.


Erick's investment philosophy blends various forms of economic, fundamental, and technical analysis to better understand the current market environment and help deploy investment strategies custom to each of his client's goals. 

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James Clark

Wealth Advisor

With decades of experience in helping individuals with their planning and investments, Jim's emphasis for many clients is on retirement planning with income protection, and investment portfolio management. His mission is simply: “Helping folks to Plan, Protect and Invest.” He has witnessed numerous changes in the financial services industry over the past 35 years, however, one thing that hasn’t changed is the personal connection Jim cultivates with his clients.

Jim believes in starting a conversation with, “How can I help you?” Understanding what matters to clients is what makes very personal conversations about retirement dreams and goals, coaching and investment management so successful and valuable.

Our Team
"When you fail to plan, you plan to fail."

- Benjamin Franklin​