Mark G. Robinson – President and Chief Investment Officer
Mark has a passion for working with people and derives great satisfaction from helping them realize financial success and security.
As an active participant in the financial community since 1995, Mark has served as a Registered Investment Advisor for over 20 years. He began his career as an investment research analyst and progressed to a senior portfolio manager before founding The Watchman Group in 2004.
A native Texan, Mark earned a BA degree in finance and economics from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1994. He lives with his wife and two children in Plano, where he actively serves on various non-profit boards in the community. Mark is an avid golfer and also enjoys traveling, reading, and coaching youth sports.
Christopher Troseth, CFP® – Senior Wealth Manager
Chris is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM practitioner with over 20 years of experience in the securities business. Chris works with clients to help them achieve financial independence. He partners with clients to identify and address issues in the areas of estate, retirement, tax, charitable giving, insurance and investment planning.
Prior to joining The Watchman Group, Chris was the Senior Wealth Manager with a Registered Investment Advisory firm in North Texas managing $200 million in assets. He personally managed client relationships totaling $80 million in assets. Chris also held floor trading positions on the Chicago Board Options Exchange, worked as a Senior Trading Representative managing a block trading desk for Pershing Brokerage Co. and was a stockbroker for Brown & Co.
Chris received his CFP® designation in 2001 and has passed the General Securities Representative (Series 7) and Uniform State Law (Series 63) examinations. He enjoys soccer, tennis and mountain biking. Chris lives in McKinney with his wife and son.
Deana B. Webb - Operations Manager
Deana has been our operations manager since January 2005. In addition to the management of office operations, her responsibilities include client service, portfolio accounting, and client reporting. Prior to joining The Watchman Group, Deana worked in small business accounting and portfolio management roles for Peter A. Bugnacki, CPA®, CFP® for 12 years.
Born and raised in Georgia, Deana moved to Texas in 1988 and now lives in Plano with her husband and son. Her interests include reading, genealogy research, and working with children.