At Avion Wealth we know that you want to be confident in your financial choices. In order to do that, you need to protect and build your wealth. The problem is that you’re not getting the communication you deserve, and the details of your situation are not being adequately addressed which leaves you feeling frustrated. We believe you should be heard; that all the details matter, even the small ones. We understand the frustration of not being heard and of having details fall through the cracks, which is why we have built a team with the credentials and experience to get you where you need to be. And a culture that ensures all the pieces are in place.

Our Wealth Management Process

The Avion Wealth Formula

Confidence In Every Last Detail

Our Values

Client Centricity

Commitment to client success. The client comes first – before new business. Consistently offer a great and relevant experience for each client.

Generosity

Selfless generosity as its own reward. Giving without expectation.

Empathy

Genuine respect, concern and compassion for all – team members, clients, professionals and friends of Avion Wealth

Culture

Holding onto the positive spirit and energy that makes Avion Wealth a great place to work. An ethical environment where doing the right thing comes naturally.

Pursuit Of Excellence

Continuous improvement and growth both personally and professionally.

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We help people make smart decisions about their money that align with their goals and values so that they may enjoy all that life has to offer worry-free.

Meet Our Professionals

Paul J. Carroll, CFP®

Principal & Wealth Manager

Paul is the founder and CEO of Avion Wealth, LLC. Avion Wealth was seen as a venue for Paul to serve his clients, not through the traditional broker-dealer avenue, but as a consultative, trusted advisor looking for holistic solutions to a complex wealth management plan. His vision was to create a client-centric firm that places service before sales.

Paul leads a team of wealth managers in building and executing financial plans for high net worth individuals and families. By establishing and maintaining open lines of communication, Paul stays up to date on clients’ lives so that he can proactively provide guidance and direction as they navigate the challenges and opportunities presented to them.

While not with clients, Paul spends time working on the development of his team, the firm, and the community. Both internally and externally, he takes pride in seeing the success of others.

Paul graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. He subsequently earned his Master of Science degree in Finance at Texas A&M University, graduating in 1987. In order to best serve his clients, Paul earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation and encourages his team to do the same.

While not in the office, Paul and his wife Helen enjoy going to the theater, live music, and travel. Paul has been a pilot for over 30 years and still enjoys piloting his team to visit clients around the country. An accomplished sailor and scuba diver, Paul can often be found close to the nearest body of water.

Paul J. Carroll, CFP®

Principal & Wealth Manager

Elizabeth A. Brady, CFP®

Partner & Wealth Manager

Elizabeth, a Wealth Manager at Avion Wealth, excels at identifying challenges, evaluating potential options and implementing solutions. With an eye for detail, Elizabeth spends time getting to know all of her clients on a personal level so that she can get to the heart of their concerns and fears in order to implement a plan that encompasses her clients’ goals and values. In knowing the big picture, Elizabeth can spot potential issues before they happen and adjust the plan accordingly. With this in-depth planning, Elizabeth’s clients’ benefit from a Wealth Manager who is truly invested in their success.

Elizabeth joined Avion in 2012 and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Texas A&M University. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a state registered Investment Advisor Representative and holds her Series 65 license.

Elizabeth’s favorite thing to do is spend time with her husband Sean and their daughter Emilia. Elizabeth loves to explore the world and travels every chance she gets.

Elizabeth A. Brady, CFP®

Partner & Wealth Manager

Ashley Dominey Stewart, CFP®

Partner & Wealth Manager

Ashley, a Wealth Manager at Avion Wealth, takes great pride in preparing comprehensive wealth management plans for high net worth individuals and families. Ashley enjoys educating others in regards to their personal finance and believes that open lines of communication are vital to a healthy plan. She applies her passion for financial planning by taking the time to truly understand a client’s personal goals and values to determine the best course of action to meet these. This determined commitment to her clients is evident in the lasting personal relationships she develops with them.

Serving as the firm’s Compliance Coordinator, Ashley maintains a comprehensive compliance program through the ever changing regulatory environment. This enables the firm to proactively meet complex regulatory standards in the everyday business practices.

Ashley also functions as the firm’s CPA Liaison. In this role, she ensures that the tax strategies implemented by wealth managers reach the client’s CPA for proper reporting. She provides the CPA with all custodial prepared tax documents and serves as a resource for both the client and CPA.

Ashley, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, earned a Master of Science Degree in Personal Financial Planning from the number one rated Board Certified Financial Planning Program in the country, Texas Tech University.

Ashley and her husband Vince have two delightful young children, Adeline and Jack. They enjoy spending time with their families, traveling, fishing, hunting, being on the water and anything else that gets them outside.

Ashley Dominey Stewart, CFP®

Partner & Wealth Manager

Sarah E. McIvor, CFP®

Partner & Wealth Manager

As a Partner & Wealth Manager, Sarah spends her time assisting high net worth individuals and families navigate the ever-changing financial terrain. By delivering personalized recommendations for each situation, Sarah strives to help clients meet their desired financial goals. Sarah’s goal is to act as a trusted resource for her clients as they face the many choices, challenges and opportunities that they are faced with in their financial lives.

Behind the scenes, Sarah works closely with Paul on maintaining dynamic portfolios and asset allocations. Using Nobel Prize winning research, she helps develop investment recommendations for the firm in addition to leading firm-wide rebalancing efforts and trading.

In 2011, Sarah graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management. After beginning her career in the banking industry, she joined EWM in 2014. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and a state registered Investment Advisor Representative and holds her Series 65 license.

When not in the office, you can find Sarah and her husband Ben outside kayaking, hiking or biking. In the fall, she can be found rooting for her beloved Aggies during college football season. She enjoys cooking and what she lacks in training, she makes up for in enthusiasm.

Sarah E. McIvor, CFP®

Partner & Wealth Manager

Cydney P. Nash

Associate Wealth Manager

As an Associate Wealth Manager, Cydney takes pride in analyzing complex client situations and implementing investment strategies in the wealth management process that align with her client’s objectives. Cydney strives to provide a well-rounded wealth management plan solution that caters with each client’s specific needs. She believes that open communication and transparency is the foundation of building a lasting relationship with clients. She has found a sense of purpose in serving her clients and helping them reach their financial and retirement goals.

Cydney started her career as a Financial Cost Controller and Accountant in the Oil and Gas industry while studying for her undergraduate honors degree in Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of her European College, University of Bradford, where she attained First-Class Honors and an Outstanding Academic Achievement award. She went on to work for two of the Big 4 accounting firms. Cydney brings 8 years of experience in different industries coupled with her strong analytical skills in Investment and Portfolio Management. She is currently pursuing her Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) certification and passed her Level 1. She is also a state registered investment advisor representative and holds her Series 65 license.

During her free time, Cydney simply loves being outdoors with her husband Corey, spending the weekend on a boat or camping in the woods. She also loves travelling and exploring new adventures which she believes are the best way to learn and put things into perspective. On casual nights, her day usually ends with just a good book to read and spending time with her loved ones.

Cydney P. Nash

Associate Wealth Manager

Austin M. Manning

Relationship Manager

As an Associate Relationship Manager at Avion Wealth, Austin spends his time assisting the Wealth Managers so they may better serve their clients. He assesses client information, helps to develop financial recommendations, and helps to ensure that all information is both relevant and accurate.

Austin Graduated from the University of Houston late 2018 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, specializing in Financial Planning. Shortly after earning his degree, Austin joined Avion in February 2019 as a Planning Associate. Austin has completed a CFP® Board approved curriculum from the University of Houston and is set on pursuing a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® certification. Austin believes expanding his knowledge and earning his certifications will make him an invaluable member of the Avion Wealth team.

When he is not hard at work, Austin is checking the watering holes of Houston, searching for the best burger, or trying out a new fishing spot. In his free time Austin enjoys the outdoors, cinema, and spending time with loved ones.

Austin M. Manning

Relationship Manager

David Thibodeaux

Business Development

In his Business Development role at Avion Wealth, David acts as a liaison between Wealth Managers, Relationship Managers, and clients. He assists with preparing for client meetings, client paperwork and other planning materials, and offers support to the advisory teams to ensure all of our client’s expectations are met. David understands the importance of successful financial planning, and is passionate about helping others achieve their goals.

David joined Avion in March 2019 and brings with him a consultative sales and management background. David looks to use his desire to help others by understanding each client’s unique set of circumstances and personal challenges to assist with creating a recipe for their financial success. David is also planning to pursue a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification to be able to grow in his ability to serve clients and their families.

When he’s not in the office, David enjoys spending time with his wife, Lisa, their daughter, Ella-Jane, and their dog, Heidi. They love to cook, travel and get outdoors whenever possible. He also loves event and travel photography, as you can frequently find him searching for unique vantage points.

David J. Thibodeaux

Business Development

Katie Sotiropoulos Waltrip

Operations Manager

In her work as the firm’s Operations Manager, Katie puts her unending patience and organizational skills to good use. She spends time assisting with operational duties that includes coordinating schedules, handling paperwork, and other key support tasks to help the office run smoothly.

Katie is responsible for Avion Wealth’s bookkeeping and accounting as well as tracking firm-wide ongoing projects on a weekly basis. Katie also manages the junior professionals and ensures that their professional development stays on track.

Katie joined Avion Wealth in 2014 after attending the University of Mary Hardin Baylor. She has a background in event planning that she leverages in her role at Avion ensuring nothing falls through the cracks.

When she’s not in the office, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband, Scott and their daughter, Emma Kate. She loves being on the golf course with Scott and their friends, baking, taking walks with Emma, and spending time with her family.

Katie Sotiropoulos Waltrip

Operations Manager

Roseanne Lombardi

Executive Assistant

As Executive Assistant, Rosi contributes by triaging calls, works on projects, and helps manage Paul’s calendar. Rosi is a great team player who manages somehow to keep us all on track.

Rosi joined Avion Wealth in January 2020. She has a background in International Logistics and Accounting. Rosi has a BS degree in Liberal Studies from Sam Houston State University. She has a love of learning and makes time to take courses in any subject of interest.

Originally from Long Island, NY, Rosi moved to Texas for college and started her family here. She now has two grown daughters, Jamie and Jenna, and four grand-dogs. Her girls are the lights of her life, but a close second is her love for the Christmas season, including Hallmark Christmas movies. Decorating for Christmas and then enjoying the finished product is something she looks forward to sharing every year.

Roseanne Lombardi

Executive Assistant

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Our Client Communication Commitment

At Avion Wealth, we aim to return everyone’s calls and emails the same day. However, due to client meetings, portfolio management activities and other client activities this is not always possible. Sometimes messages find their way into a spam filter or are otherwise misdirected; in case this occurs, please call us if you do not hear back within the following time frames:

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