TEAM

Meet The Architects

With more than four decades of experience in the financial industry, The Architects are the brains behind the Blueprint and the grey matter behind your financial matters. They bring a wide range of diverse experience from across the industry. Their specializations in different fields of finance have given each of them a unique, individual perspective which, collectively, has culminated in the Retirement Blueprint, a non-traditional and highly effective retirement strategy that ensures your lifestyle beyond employment.

Jadon Newman
Jadon has more than 16 years of experience in the financial services industry. His financial acumen and out-of-the-box thinking have made Acute Financial the vanguard in the industry.
• Retirement Planning
• Real Estate Investment
• Income Planning
• CCIM
• CSA
• Insurance License
• Real Estate License
Jess hamill
Jess has focused on life insurance and retirement strategies for more than a decade. He is highly regarded as an expert in retirement planning and brings a wealth of knowledge about the industry to Acute Financial’s clients.
• Retirement Planning
• Life Insurance Strategies
• Insurance License
• B.S. Physics
• B.S. Management
Wayne lurkens
With more than 18 years in the financial industry, Wayne bolsters the Acute team with a broad knowledge of various products from across the financial landscape.
• Securities
• Insurance
• Annuities
• Insurance License
• B.A. Business
• B.A. English
Zach Schnieder
As an advisor, Zach guides our clients through the educational process and beyond so they can make the best decisions to reach their retirement goals. He is an Air Force veteran with a background in paramedicine.
• Insurance
• Retirement Planning
• Financial Planning
• Life Insurance License

Support Staff

Jonathan Burklund
Operations
Manager

Jonathan oversees the operations of the Austin and Dallas offices. He ensures everything is running smoothly so our clients receive the best service possible. Jonathan has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.

Jennifer Stevenson
Client Services Coordinator – Austin

Jennifer works with our advisors and clients in the Austin office, ensuring accuracy and client satisfaction. She has worked in the banking and finance industry for 17 years. In addition, she is a commissioned notary public.

April
Lara
Client Services Coordinator – Dallas

April works with our advisors and clients in the Dallas office, ensuring accuracy and client satisfaction. She brings twelve years of finance industry experience to Acute Financial. April has also served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate.

Tiffany
Wade
Client Relations Coordinator – Dallas

Tiffany is the face of our Dallas office, serving as the first and last point of contact for our clients. She holds a degree in journalism and has a background in marketing, event management and community relations.

Executive Leadership
Jadon
Newman

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND PRESIDENT

Romney Navarro

CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

Grady
Collins

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Chris
Ragland

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Reach Out

We’d love to hear from you
Austin

8200 N Mopac Expy.
Suite 320
Austin, TX 78759

512-492-3800

austin@acutefinancial.com

Dallas

8144 Walnut Hill Ln
Suite 901
Dallas, TX 75231

469-232-4300

dfw@acutefinancial.com