HOUSTON, TX (March 9, 2016)—U.S. Capital Advisors LLC (“USCA”) announced that Charles Dix, Clayton Fisher and Denise Clifton have joined the firm’s Dallas, Texas office from Wells Fargo Advisors. Together, they are known as the Dix-Fisher Financial Consulting Group. Their team comes to USCA with over 93 years of combined experience, working with clients to establish and review comprehensive wealth strategies.
“I am very excited to have Charles Dix, Clayton Fisher and Denise Clifton join our firm,” said Patrick Mendenhall, a Managing Partner and CEO. “Charles and his team understand that our firm and platform are designed to truly allow advisors to make decisions that are in their clients’ best interest. Long-tenured advisors and managers, like Charles and his brother John Dix, who recently joined USCA, have experienced the “push” of products and services in large firms. Here we operate on a platform where the clients and advisors “pull” the resources.”
Charles Dix, Senior Managing Director, added, “As the industry continues to evolve, we see better opportunities to provide a more client-centric experience at the type of boutique firm USCA has created.”
In addition to managing his Wealth Management clients, Charles Dix will take over the role as Dallas Market Manager. Steve Head, the former Dallas Market manager, is now heading up corporate business development, focused on driving new business to all three of the firm’s segments – Wealth Management, Capital Markets and Asset Management. During the period of transitioning their Wealth Management practice to USCA, the team will report to Ford McTee, Senior Managing Director in charge of Austin markets for USCA.
Mr. Dix began his career in 1984 with Dean Witter. During his 31-year tenure in the industry, he has served as a financial advisor and in management roles at Dean Witter, Morgan Stanley, Wachovia Securities and most recently, Wells Fargo Advisors. He holds a Liberal Arts degree from Austin College, with a major in business and economics. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business Corporate Management Program and the Southern Methodist University Certified Financial Planning program. Mr. Dix has been a FINRA arbitrator and a chairman of arbitration cases for over 20 years.
Mr. Fisher began his career in 2005, joining Mr. Dix at Wachovia Securities. He holds a BBA with an emphasis in Finance from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business. Mr. Fisher is a Certified Financial Planner TM.
Also joining the team is Denise Clifton, a financial advisor with more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. She began her career in 2005 with Edward Jones and joined the Dix-Fisher Financial Consulting Group at Wachovia Securities in 2010. Ms. Clifton graduated from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas with a BA in accounting and finance.
Joining Mr. Dix, Mr. Fisher and Ms. Clifton are team members Megan Price, a Financial Advisor, and Eileen Stella, a Senior Client Service Associate, with a combined 42 years of industry experience.
About U.S. Capital Advisors LLC
Based in Houston, Texas with additional offices in Dallas and Austin, U.S. Capital Advisors ("USCA") is an integrated financial services boutique with primary business lines in Wealth Management, Capital Markets and Asset Management. USCA's Wealth Management division provides a full range of advisory services and solutions to high net worth individuals and family offices. USCA's Capital Markets division, which includes the firm's, Equity Research, Institutional Client, Investment & Merchant Banking, and Public Finance businesses, advises corporate, institutional and municipal clients. USCA’s Asset Management division includes the Energy Capital Group, which will oversee the private energy and infrastructure investment fund managed by the firm as well as the firm’s multi-manager business which currently manages two funds of funds and a registered closed end fund, which focus on alternative investments for individual and institutional investors. USCA was founded in 2010 and is privately owned. Securities offered through USCA Securities LLC, member FINRA/SIPC; Investment advisory services offered through USCA RIA LLC and USCA Asset Management LLC; Municipal advisory services offered through USCA Municipal Advisors LLC, member MSRB.
Patrick Mendenhall, Managing Partner