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Mark D. Snelling

Mr. Snelling's 15-year career spans a variety of wealth management disciplines. As an Inventment Advisory Representative with SFA, Mr. Snelling is responsible for day to day management of SFA client portfolios. After attending The University of Houston and Stephen F. Austin University, Mark joined Oppenheimer & Company in 1988. In 1993 Mr. Snelling and his partner formed The Malachi Group, an investment advisory firm catering primarily to the unique needs of professional athletes. As President of The Malachi Group, he served on the investment management team, overseeing securities portfolios in excess of $100 million. After divesting his interest in Malachi, Mr. Snelling joined Bryan Teel in forming Sweetwater Financial Advisors.


D. Bryan Teel, CFP®

Mr. Teel began his professional career as a real estate appraiser with the Gerald A. Teel Company after earning a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin. During this time Mr. Teel earned his MAI - Member of the Appraisal Institute. In 1998 Bryan joined The Malachi Group as head of Financial Planning and later as Vice President. His primary responsibility is preparing personalized financial plans for SFA clients. As a Licensed Insurance Agent, Bryan also handles client needs in this area. With degree specializations in finance and real estate, Mr. Teel's experience in investment analysis provides excellent insight for the needs of SFA's clientele. Bryan is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™, and is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).


Kenneth E. DuBose

Mr. DuBose joined SFA following a career as an entrepreneur in the oil and gas industry. As an Investment Advisory Representative with SFA, he oversees client development in addition to evaluating private placement opportunities for the firm's clients. Mr. DuBose is the past President of Cheyenne Minerals Inc., an independent oil and gas company. He began his career as a reservoir engineer with ARCO Oil & Gas Company. He was the founder and President of U.S. Minerals, a provider of education services for oil & gas royalty owners. Mr. DuBose holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University. He has served on several industry steering committees, non-profit boards, and is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Kenny serves as the chairman of the board for Hope for Youth, a Christ centered ministry to Houston's at-risk youth and as a volunteer counselor with CareNet crisis pregnancy center.