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Retirement isn’t just about the year you stop working, it's about you, your lifetime of hard work, your family and the lifestyle you want to preserve. Most important, it’s about feeling confident about the future – for many years to come. We believe retirement confidence begins with a plan.

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Pursuing your goals together

Our mission is to provide quality strategies customized to your needs. Our goal is to be your primary source of financial advice. To this end, we concentrate our efforts on developing long-term relationships through a commitment to quality client service.

  • Mike Persia

    Mike Persia

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Mike began his financial career in 1979 with Rotan Mosle, in Beaumont Texas, and most recently joined UBS Financial in 2012. As managing partner of the PKC Financial Group, Mike's primary focus is to offer every client personalized risk management through proper portfolio diversification. Mike and his team's unique investment process aims to greatly reduce portfolio volatility, allowing clients not only the opportunity to build and preserve their wealth, but to retire comfortably. Mike and his wife Christy live in Beaumont, Texas. They have four adult children: Mike, Edward, Wesley and Hannah.

          3450 Dowlen Road
          Suite A
          Beaumont, TX 77706
        • Bradford A. Klein

          Bradford Klein

          Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

          Financial Advisor

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          • FL
          • GA
          • IA
          • LA
          • MI
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          • OK
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          Brad Klein, a Financial Advisor and First Vice-President - Investments, his career has focused on total wealth management providing solutions for personal and business finances. Using a defined process, Brad works with each client to establish objectives, develop an appropriate strategy, recommend solutions and review the progress made. Brad, a graduate of the McCombs Business School at The University of Texas at Austin, has been in the financial services industry since 1989. Brad lives in Beaumont, Texas with his wife, Catherine and has three sons, Dillon, Quentin and Gramm.

                3450 Dowlen Road
                Suite A
                Beaumont, TX 77706
              • Edward Persia

                Edward Persia

                First Vice President–Wealth Management

                Financial Advisor

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                • CA
                • CO
                • FL
                • GA
                • IA
                • LA
                • MI
                • MO
                • MS
                • NC
                • NM
                • NV
                • NY
                • OH
                • PA
                • SC
                • TN
                • TX
                • VA
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                • WV
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                Edward is a Princeton University graduate who serves as the lead account director for the PKC Financial Group in Houston, TX. He is a fully licensed FINRA representative whose focus is on helping people simplify their financial situations by developing a plan that caters to their own income and growth expectations. Prior to joining the PKC Group, Edward played professional basketball in Italy, worked for a petroleum operating company, and coached on the basketball staff at SMU University. Edward is an active member of the Princeton Alumni Association and enjoys playing tennis and golf.  He currently resides in the Houston area with his wife Olivia, daughter India, two dogs, Reno & Ike. 

                • Forbes America’s Top Next-Gen (Generation) Wealth Advisors Best-in-State, 2019The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually between June and September based on information from a 12 month period ending in March of the award year.

                    4400 Post Oak Parkway
                    17th Floor
                    Houston, TX 77027
                  • Ashley Carter

                    Ashley Carter

                    Wealth Strategy Associate

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                    Ashley Carter, a fully licensed Financial Advisor with the PKC Group, assists in conducting client reviews, implementing and maintaining the team's managed portfolios and creating individualized Financial Plans. Ashley holds both a Series 7 and Series 66 certification and is currently pursuing her CFP designation. Ashley is a life-long resident of Beaumont, having graduated from West Brook High School in 2000. She went on to earn her degree in Public Relations with a minor in Business Administrations from Texas A&M University in 2004. Ashley and her husband Will live in Beaumont with their daughter Elliott.

                          3450 Dowlen Road
                          Suite A
                          Beaumont, TX 77706
                        • Sherrill A. Thompson

                          Sherrill Thompson

                          Senior Client Associate

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                          Sherri Thompson is a Senior Registered Client Associate who joined the PKC Group after making a career move from the public school system in 2007. Sherri holds both a Series 7 and Series 66 certification.  She assists our clients on all general account inquiries, operational and administrative matters, along with the day to day operations of our team. Sherri and her husband Matt live in Lumberton and they have two adult sons – Tad and Ty.

                                3450 Dowlen Road
                                Suite A
                                Beaumont, TX 77706
                              • Taryn King

                                Taryn King

                                Senior Client Associate

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                                Taryn King, a 2011 Corporate Communications graduate of Lamar University, joined the PKC Financial Group in the spring of the same year. Taryn holds both a Series 7 and Series 66 certification. Her responsibilities include assisting clients on all general account inquiries, administrative and operational matters, as well as the day to day operations of our team. Taryn and her husband, Chad, reside in Beaumont with their daughter Scarlett.

                                      3450 Dowlen Road
                                      Suite A
                                      Beaumont, TX 77706

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