100 North Central Expressway Suite 1205
John F. Sweeden, is a co-founder of Five Star Advisor Partners, L.L.C.. He started his career in financial services with Avantax in April of 1987. John holds numerous professional licenses in multiple states.
Joseph Hancock is Co-Founder of Five Star Partners and was an Avantax Advisor from 1992 until 2021. Joseph has 33+ years experience helping individuals and businesses solve complex tax issues and has been an EA (Enrolled Agent) since 1993.
Mark Ellison, CFP®, EA is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and an Enrolled Agent and Partner at Five Star Advisor Partners, L.L.C.
Teri Knechtly is a Licensed Property & Casualty Insurance Agent with more than 15 years of experience. She specializes in protecting your home, auto, motorcycle, ATV and any other toys you may have. Her experience brings a vast base of...
Jimmy helps Five Star Clients with Financial Planning and Tax Preparation.
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Director, Tax and Accounting
Joe holds a BBA from Texas A&M University, an MBA from Belmont University, and completed his CFP® coursework at Southern Methodist University. Joe and his wife, Kathy, have three children, Ethan, Leo, and Quinn.
Assistant Office Manager
Robin Owens joined Five Star in August of 2017 as Assistant Office Manager after retiring from 35 years as a band director in Texas public schools. Like John Sweeden, she is also a member of the Dallas Winds, playing low clarinet....
Katie is the Five Star Insurance Group assistant to Teri Knechtly.
Client Services Manager
Michelle Woodson joined Five Star in August of 2019 as Client Service Manager and brings over 20 years experience.