Mark K. Durham


Phone: (817) 681-8609

Mark K. Durham is the founder of our firm.
Previously a vice president with two major New York Stock Exchange member firms, Mark has over 38 years of experience in financial services and is a Registered Principal with LPL Financial. Through the years he has appeared on television, has conducted numerous financial seminars, and has been a guest on nationally-broadcasted radio programs. Formerly, Mark was the host of "The Texas Financial Focus," a popular feature which aired twice weekly on WBAP Radio--News/ Talk 820 in Dallas/Fort Worth.

Mark hosting "The Texas Financial Focus"

He holds both a Master of Science in Economics and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Christian University. As an undergraduate, Mark was initiated into Omicron Delta Epsilon (International Honor Society for Economics). In addition, he has completed the prestigious Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance Executive Education Program at the Harvard Kennedy School as well as completing additional postgraduate work at Harvard University. 

During his career, Mark has had the privilege of meeting and learning from many influential and knowledgeable people in the United States. These opportunities have provided him with special insight and understanding which benefits his clients. Mark Durham's depth of experience, knowledge, and solid educational background well qualify him to offer custom and comprehensive financial advice.

Mark meeting with former Chair of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan



HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Business School, Harvard Extension School

  • Post Graduate Studies/Executive Education

Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX

  • Master of Science in Economics
  • Bachelor of Business Administration

Alex Durham

Alex started working for the firm in the spring of 2023 as an Administrative Assistant. Prior to joining Texas IRA, Alex earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from TCU’s Neeley School of Business. He graduated Magna cum laude from TCU as a finance major and minored in both accounting and economics. After graduating from TCU, Alex went on to earn a Master of Science in Finance from SMU’s Cox School of Business. Alex grew up around the business and has a lifelong passion for both financial markets and helping people.