We are excited to announce four shareholders who have joined Chief Executive Officer Kyle Brownlee as owners of the financial services firm. Wealth Advisors Stephen O’Neill, Aaron Waters, Andrew Barnes and Director of Financial Services Andrew Gaskill have been with the company for a combined 40 years and are the first co-owners of the firm in more than two decades.
“This talented group of financial professionals has shown wisdom, loyalty, drive and passion as they’ve served our clients over the years,” said Brownlee. “Inviting them to join me in leading the future of Wymer Brownlee is a big deal to me – and to them. Their energy and intelligence are exactly what we need to continue evolving to meet the needs of our communities.”
O’Neill is an Enid-based wealth advisor who was recruited to join Wymer Brownlee in 2007 after working for a Dallas-based national broker-dealer. O’Neill holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Baylor University and Series 7 and Series 63 FINRA securities licenses. He’s a graduate of Leadership Greater Enid, serves on the board of Oklahoma Bible Academy and is a committee member for the 15th annual Great Land Run. He and his wife, Wendy, live in Enid with their daughter and two sons.
Waters is an Oklahoma City-based wealth advisor who joined Wymer Brownlee in 2010 and previously worked at the firm’s corporate headquarters in Enid. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in financial management as well as securities and insurance licenses. Waters is a graduate of Leadership Greater Enid, an executive council member of the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and a voting member of the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award. He and his wife, Natalie, live in Oklahoma City with their two daughters.
Barnes is the wealth advisor for Wymer Brownlee’s Tulsa and Bartlesville locations. He worked for a Dallas-based national broker-dealer before joining Wymer Brownlee in 2014. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in management from Oklahoma State University as well as insurance and securities licenses. Barnes and his wife, Tori, live in Tulsa with their newborn baby girl.
Gaskill is Wymer Brownlee’s director of financial services, operating from the firm’s Oklahoma City location at Portland and Memorial. After graduating from Oklahoma State University with a degree in management and obtaining his securities licenses, he held positions as a financial advisor and financial planner before joining Wymer Brownlee as a paraplanner in 2015. Gaskill lives in Yukon with his wife Whitney and one son.
Category: Financial Service Team