Our Team

Raymond Frierson, CPA/PFS, CFP®

President
Phone: 713-651-1600
Fax: 713-651-9270
E-mail: RAYMOND.FRIERSON@LPL.COM

Mr. Frierson, president of Greenbriar Financial, is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. His concentrations while earning his Bachelor of Business Administration degree were tax, audit, and accounting.

He subsequently earned the designations of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), and also the more unique credential of Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Through LPL Financial, Mr. Frierson holds other securities registrations including the FINRA Series 7, 6, 24, 62 (Corporate), 63 (State), 52 (Municipal) and life insurance.

Mr. Frierson as a CFP® practitioner and CPA, has actively performed planning and public accounting for over 30 years. His experience includes practicing with a national accounting firm in the areas of tax, audit, and consulting.

He is an active director of the Texas Society of CPAs (TSCPA) and is the former president of the Houston CPA Society.

Mr. Frierson is also a member of the Houston Financial Planning Association and serves, or has served, on numerous boards of charitable, civic, and professional organizations in the Houston community.


Frank H. Simonton Jr., JD, PFS, CPA

Phone: 713-651-1600
Fax: 713-651-9270
E-mail: FRANK.SIMONTON@LPL.COM

Mr. Simonton is a Certified Public Accountant, Attorney, and Professional Financial Specialist (PFS). Mr. Simonton has spent the past forty-five years practicing in the fields of income taxation, and estate planning. Frank’s expertise is in the areas of investment planning, insurance, retirement plans, and estate planning. Frank holds degrees in accounting and law from McNeese State University and Louisiana State University, respectively. In addition, he holds the Series 7 and Series 66 FINRA registrations with LPL Financial. Frank is a member of the American Bar Association, American Institute of CPAs, the Louisiana Bar Association, and the Texas Bar Association.


Deborah L. Williams, CFP®

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
Investment Manager Executive

Phone: 713-651-1600
Fax: 713-651-9270
E-mail: DEBORAH.WILLIAMS@LPL.COM

Ms. Williams has actively performed client portfolio management for over 15 years. Her experience has always been as an independent financial consultant, assisting individuals, businesses, retirement plans, as well as not-for-profit entities. She uses goal based strategies in financial planning and investment management. Ms. Williams is a member of the Financial Planning Association and Houston Estate and Financial Forum.

Ms. Williams holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration and has completed her Master’s coursework in mathematics. She is an outdoor enthusiast, an aspiring artist and a marathon finisher. Through LPL Financial Ms. Williams holds registrations including FINRA Series 7, 63, 65 and Life insurance. She has also earned the prestigious designation of CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™.


Vanessa B. Solá, CPA

Administrative Associate
Phone:
713-651-1600
Fax:713-651-9270
E-mail: VANESSA.SOLÁ@LPL.COM

Ms. Solá is a graduate of the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She also holds a Master of Science in Accountancy from the University of Houston.

Ms. Solá is a Certified Public Accountant with national firm experience. Her expertise includes individual, corporate and partnership taxation; estate, individual and corporate tax planning; and general business consulting. Her industry knowledge includes international tax, real estate, non-profits, and personal taxation. She is a member of the AICPA, TSCPA, and Houston CPA Society.

Ms. Solá is past Chairman of the Board of AAMA (the Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans). She is past Treasurer of Talento Bilingue de Houston and the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She serves, or has served, on numerous boards of charitable, civic, and professional organizations. Ms. Solá is fluent in Spanish and has taught introductory accounting courses as part of the University of Houston-SBDC Small Business Program.


Brando Palazzo-Giorgio

Investment Manager
Phone:
713-651-1600
Fax: 713-651-9270
E-mail: B.PALAZZOGIORGIO@LPL.COM

Through LPL Financial, Mr. Palazzo-Giorgio holds registrations including FINRA Series 7, 63, and 65.

A graduate of Houston Baptist University and a current Alumni.

Investment manager & Risk strategist. Working with high net-worth clients spanning across the energy sector consisting of Energy M&A Attorneys, Energy Traders, Executive Officers of Fortune 500 Companies, Private Oil & Gas owners and Trusts.


Patrick Reagan

Investment Manager
Phone:
713-651-1600
Fax: 713-651-9270
E-mail: P.REAGAN@LPL.COM

Through LPL Financial, Mr. Patrick Reagan holds registrations including FINRA Series 7 and 66.
Patrick received his B.A. in Economics from George Mason University

With more than a decade of experience in the financial advisory industry, Patrick works with a broad range of individuals, families and businesses. Prior to relocating to Houston, Patrick spent the majority of his career creating wealth management strategies, developing portfolio strategies and running the business operations for some of the largest financial planning practices in Northern Virginia and Washington D.C.