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. Mark is continuing to pursue additional postgraduate work at Harvard.

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

Michael Fox

LPL Financial Advisor

Phone: (817) 221-8588
Fax: (817) 221-8588
Toll Free: (877) 340-4140

213 East Northgate Drive
Irving, Texas 75062

James Thompson

LPL Financial Advisor

Phone: (806) 353-6440
Fax: (806) 353-6440

6900 West I-40, Suite 297
Amarillo, Texas 79106

Katherine Durham

Staff: Administrative Assistant

Phone: (817) 681-8609

Katherine Durham began at Texas IRA as a summer intern for her father’s business. She spent several years learning about the financial industry and how to foster long-term relationships with clients. Katherine graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Over the course of her college career, she was a research analyst for some of the leading psychology researchers in the country. She helped gather, study, and interpret data for multiple studies, one of which was published in TIME magazine. Katherine is interested in applying her education of psychology to the stock market by studying and analyzing consumer behavior. She plans on pursuing a Master’s degree in the near future to further her education.