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Your Horizon Team

At Horizon Capital Advisors, we are in the business of helping clients discover solutions to work towards reaching their life's goals and dreams. Our inspiration is solely based on working with our clients and adding contentment to their lives. Through ongoing communication and teamwork, we are able to truly understand what motivates them and how they define financial success. Our values-based planning process allows us to help our clients navigate the path of their financial future in working towards building financial security.


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Brett C. Deuth, CRPC®

Partner, Financial Advisor

         Brett C. Deuth, CRPC®

              Partner, Financial Advisor

              brett.deuth@securitiesamerica.com





Current Role & Background

Brett is a Partner and Advisor with Horizon Capital Advisors. He started his career working for a global insurance company in the San Francisco Bay area before relocating to Kansas City in 2009. He enjoys working with individuals and business owners in all facets of financial planning and investment strategies. Brett is an Investment Advisor Representative with Securities America Advisors, Inc. and has earned the professional designation of Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®).

Attended 

University of Kansas, BS in Business Administration/Finance

Outside of Work

Brett was raised in the Chicagoland area as well as Louisville, KY. He currently resides in Prairie Village, KS with his wife, Jaimie, sons, Beckett (9) and Sutton (4), daughter, Harlow (3), and Golden Retriever, Maddie. Brett enjoys following his kid’s soccer, baseball and basketball teams and spends most weekends travelling between those activities. In his spare time, he likes Tennis, Golf, Running, and watching the Kansas City sports teams.


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J. Brock McClain, CFP®

Partner, Financial Advisor

         J. Brock McClain, CFP®

             Partner, Financial Advisor

              brock.mcclain@securitiesamerica.com




Current Role & Background

As a Financial Advisor and Partner at Horizon Capital Advisors, Brock strives to employ a Fiduciary standard while working with both individual clients, and business owners alike. 

Brock holds the highly regarded industry designation of CFP®, and advises his clients with a financial planning approach.  Whether their goals are accumulating wealth through their working years, choosing a retirement timeline, maximizing Social Security benefits, or planning a distribution strategy, Brock is a valuable asset to his clients through all phases of their lifetime.

Attended 

University of Kansas - B.S. in Business with a Finance emphasis.

Outside of Work

Brock and his wife Kayla have two sons; Max and Barrett.  He is an avid sports fan who cheers for his Kansas Jayhawks and the Kansas City sports teams.  In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and traveling with his family.  


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Brian Perley, CFP®

Financial Advisor

Brian Perley, CFP®

Financial Advisor

brian.perley@securitiesamerica.com

Current Role & Background

Brian started in the financial services industry at age 23. He has built a successful planning practice over the years by using a straight forward, consultative approach. Brian is an Investment Advisor Representative with Securities America Advisors, Inc. and has earned the professional designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. Brian developed a unique investment selection process used by his firm and continues to be involved with modeling strategies designed to fit the specific needs of our clients. Working with both business and personal needs, Brian has a special focus on retirement planning for those near or at retirement.

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Jamie Welk

Office Manager, Administrative Assistant

Jamie Welk

Office Manager, Administrative Assistant

jamie.welk@securitiesamerica.com

Current Role & Background

Current role includes preparing and processing paperwork, answering phones and handling customer service request. Joined Horizon Capital Advisors in 2017 and worked in the financial services industry since 2008.

Attended 

Wichita State University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance

Outside of Work

In my spare time, I’m usually with my husband, Shawn, and our dog, Peanut, working on our various home projects. I also enjoy crafting, going to the lake and cheering on the Chiefs, Royals and Shockers.

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Tina Gregory

Administrative Assistant

Tina Gregory

Administrative Assistant

tina.gregory@securitiesamerica.com

Current Role & Background

Administrative Assistant for 6 years, based in the Clinton, MO office of Horizon Capital Advisors. Prior to that was in banking industry for 7 years and have 20 plus years in customer service, started working at Bill Houk Agency, Inc. in September of 2013.

Background

Grew up in South Kansas City with my parents and one brother and one sister. I attended Center School District, graduating in 1999 from Center Senior High School

My first job was as a cashier at Hy-Vee in Leawood, KS where I continued to work until 2006.

Met my spouse in 2002 and have been on this crazy life adventure with him since, including his time in the service which took him overseas to Iraq in early 2003 to return in late 2004. 

I moved to Deepwater, MO and in March 2006 I married my husband, Trent.  Deepwater is where we reside today with our two wonderful children, a son, Jacob and daughter, Abbigail along with our three cats and two dogs!

Outside of Work

My family is the most important thing in my life, so every spare minute I get it’s to spend time with them.  I am crafty girl at heart, and love to take photos…..some may say too many but I don’t think you can ever have enough.  I have a big heart for animals and if given the option I would take in all the stray cats and dogs that my family would allow.  If I’m not out supporting my children in all their life adventures you can usually find me at home enjoying the peaceful country life relaxing with family and friends and possibly putting my baking skills to the test!

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Ann Pugh, CFP®

Financial Advisor

Ann Pugh, CFP®

Financial Advisor


Since 1989, Ann Pugh CFP®, has been associated with Bill Houk Agency of Clinton, Missouri, providing insurance services and financial advice to generations of families in Missouri and Kansas.

 

Graduating from Central Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies and holding the CFP® (Certified Financial Planner) designation, Ann has had the opportunity to view her clients’ needs through professional eyes and offer services based on clients’ goals, dreams and needs.

Ann has been a member of NAIFA Missouri since 1995, earning the CFP designation in 2004 and graduating from LILI (Leadership in Life Institute) in 2011. She is Past State President of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of Missouri.

 

Ann is a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Clinton.  She and Clyde are the proud parents of Nic and Matt and grandparents of eleven precious grandchildren.

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Cindy A. Gettel

Financial Advisor

Cindy A. Gettel

Financial Advisor

cynthia.gettel@securitiesamerica.com

Current Role & Background

Too many financial advisors focus on “products”. Over my 2 decades of financial services experience, I’ve focused on “partnerships"! I believe it is necessary to work in concert with you and on your behalf (with your permission) to help you achieve the best life possible. I strive to clearly understand your background, philosophy, needs and objectives. I will develop a personalized, written financial plan specific to your situation and goals. In doing so, I can help bring financial organization to your life and I'll work to help keep it that way! If you see wisdom in this approach I would be happy to help you or those you care about