About Our Firm

Here’s our story. We look forward to hearing yours.

Meet Our Team

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Spring Taylor

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Nannette Sabo

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Brooklynn Chandler Willy

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Yvette Barrera

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Zach Holcomb

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Maritza Morales

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Brooklynn Chandler Willy

President/CEO

As president and chief executive officer of Texas Financial Advisory, Brooklynn Chandler Willy, JD, is focused on helping clients work toward their retirement dreams through a well-thought-out strategy for retirement income.

Brooklynn got her start in the industry in 2008. She truly enjoys helping her clients meet their financial needs. It is her first priority. She views it to be her responsibility to evaluate and assess a client’s financial situation, make only recommendations that are in the client's best interest, and do so with integrity and transparency. Her team of experienced professionals isn’t just knowledgeable about finances; her team also understands the importance of priorities, family and confidence in your financial future.

Brooklynn holds her Texas insurance license and has passed her Series 65 securities examination. She has a bachelor's degree in business administration and political science from Baylor University with a minor in Spanish. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s School of Law. Brooklynn has been featured on KSAT 12, WOAI 4 and KENS 5 and is quoted in Forbes and Texas Monthly.

Brooklynn, originally from Beeville, Texas, lives in the heart of the Texas Hill Country with her husband, Michael Willy, and her three children: daughter, Kaela Marie Willy; and sons, Coulter Hutchison Willy and Caden Hamilton Willy. She loves spending time with her family and her pets — three dogs, two cats and all the wildlife that comes from living in the country.

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Yvette Barrera

Associate Advisor, Medicare Supplement Specialist

Why did you get into the financial services industry?

I got into the financial industry by accident. I actually got involved with a company that provided Medicare and Long-Term Care insurance and I started to understand how important all the decisions you make regarding your retirement savings can affect you. I decided at that time that I needed to dive deeper into the financial side and I have never looked back.

How/why did you join Texas Financial Advisory?

I have known Brooklynn since high school and we ran into each other at conference in Las Vegas with one of the carriers we were both appointed with. We got to talking and realized that we could both benefit from each other’s experiences. I love everything Texas Financial Advisory’s stands for so it was really a no brainer for me.

How has your past experiences (career, life, etc.) paved the way for you to succeed at Texas Financial Advisory?

I have been an athlete my whole life and I have always understood how important it is to be a team player. Texas Financial Advisory provides that same team mentality when it comes to helping people so it has been an easy transition to make sure my clients know that “WE” are a team as well walk through the journey of retirement.

What are you passionate about outside of work?

Outside of work you can catch me spending time with my two children, Piper(3) and Hudson(2). When we aren’t at ballet, swim, or watching college football, you can catch us as a family traveling to play poker. My children are really supportive of our love for poker and understand that mommy and daddy have to practice in order to stay competitive. My husband and I are part time poker pros and try to get away to a tournament at least once a quarter. You might just see one of us on television someday soon.  I am also super passionate about coaching volleyball. As a former college athlete, I try and instill a good work ethic and mental toughness in the young ladies I have had the privilege to influence.

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Nannette Sabo, MBA, MSA

Director of Managed Accounts

Why did you get into the financial services industry?

I entered the financial markets in the late 90s. At that time, Capital Markets were an exciting place to be and offered vast career growth and opportunities. I wanted to be a part of the energy the markets offered.

How/why did you join Texas Financial Advisory?

From the moment, I walked through the doors, I felt it was a comfortable, family oriented environment. Brooklynn’s story really touched me close to my heart and I wanted to be a part of her to team.

How has your past experiences (career, life, etc.) paved the way for you to succeed at Texas Financial Advisory?

My past experiences in my career will offer great foundations for our team to build off.  I have a well-rounded understanding of the financial services industry.

 What are you passionate about outside of work? 

My passion outside of work is to help others.  I volunteer with a local charity; Soldiers’ Angels, when I can. With the military influence around me most of my life, it is very important for me to support our service men & women. I do what I can to help but generally, I am involved with the mobile food distribution for our Vets once a month.

My true passion is horses, horses, horses. I have found during a very challenging time in my life God brought to me these amazing animals.  With God’s help they are my strength. I spend most of my Saturday at Fort Sam Houston whether I’m feeding the Caisson Horses carrots, enjoying my lesson at Fort Sam Horse Equestrian Center or just spending time at the barn. I am currently reading a lot about equine management and horse behaviors.

My faith inspires me and keeps me going.  So, on Sunday’s I can be found at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

I am so thankful to have found my home in San Antonio.

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Zach Holcomb

Director of Marketing

Why did you get into the financial services industry?

I went into the financial service industry because I wanted to test the waters in a new environment. Before I started my employment at Texas Financial Advisor I interned at a small tech company. I didn't find the work rewarding so I started to look for a change. I got in with Brooklynn in May of 2016 and it's been full speed ahead ever since!

How/why did you join Texas Financial Advisory?

Brooklynn had partnered with an organization through my college that offers internship programs to undergrads. I had just finished my internship period at a previous company when I came across the job posting at TFA. I reached out to Brooklynn and the team, came in for an interview, and started with two other students in the summer of 2016!

How has your past experiences (career, life, etc.) paved the way for you to succeed at Texas Financial Advisory?

I had exposure working in the marketing department for a large company in the past, so it was easy to transition some of my knowledge into Texas Financial Advisory. The marketing world is constantly changing, so everyday has a new challenge and obstacle to overcome. I'm always trying to stay one step ahead of the curve and work as hard a possible to bring out the best in myself.

What are you passionate about outside of work?

Currently I'm preparing to pursue my masters degree at the University of Texas at San Antonio in the fall of 2018. My family lives very close to San Antonio and I'm visiting them as much as I can. My dad and I love watching college football together so you can always find me keeping up with all the scores on a fall Saturday!

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Maritza Morales

Operations Assistant & New Business Specialist

Why did you get into the financial services industry?

I got into the financial service industry because I love numbers. My favorite types of numbers begin with the dollar symbol. I find myself immensely intrigued by all aspects of earning, saving, spending, and most importantly maximizing one's money and the financial service industry allows me to be immersed in all of it. I enjoy the feeling I receive sharing knowledge with others in order to help them better understand, handle, and maximize their money.

How/why did you join Texas Financial Advisory?

I was introduced to Texas Financial Advisory by a friend named Yvette, which you may recognize on this very page as part of our team. She explained to me what Texas Financial Advisory is all about and how it is different from other firms. Upon my own research, I came to realize that I admire everything that Texas Financial Advisory represents and wanted to be a part of it. Fortunately, the opportunity presented itself, TFA opened their doors, and I joined the team.

How has your past experiences (career, life, etc.) paved the way for you to succeed at Texas Financial Advisory?

I have over 8 years’ experience in Customer Service, Loan Processing, and Consumer Loan Underwriting mostly within the Home Mortgage industry. I have had difficult conversations about finances throughout the years and am determined to help others at Texas Financial Advisory so similar conversations be avoided. Experience has allowed me to have a much deeper understanding of what money, and lack of, can do to families and I want others to feel secure with their finances now and in the future.

What are you passionate about outside of work?

Happiness. I make it a priority to find it in all areas of my life whether it be in or through family, friends, spirituality, knowledge, self-improvement, etc. I am continuously seeking out ways to make sure my happiness doesn't waver. Some of my favorite pastimes include having lengthy conversations, building relationships, jamming out on the ukulele, and overall having fun. Most weekends you can find me at my parents’ home, pestering them.

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Spring Taylor

Director of Community Outreach & Charitable Giving

Why did you get into the financial services industry?

I got into the financial service industry because I wanted to help build something that can be life changing for individuals and their families.

How/why did you join Texas Financial Advisory?

Brooklynn and I see eye to eye on a lot of things. Our goals for this business are aligned and it made the transition into this position a very easy one.

How has your past experiences (career, life, etc.) paved the way for you to succeed at Texas Financial Advisory?

My experience in customer service and the financial industry has laid the foundation for me to grow upon here at Texas Financial Advisory.

What are you passionate about outside of work?

Spending time with my family and figuring out when my next big trip is!