For more than 17 years, Mrs. Stock-Lopez has assisted her clients by developing financial strategies to help them achieve their goals. Leslea is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, specializing in assisting oil and gas profesionals who are approaching retirement or are currently retired and need advice on concentrated stock, stock options, restricted stock, pensions and other forms of compensation. She is licensed to manage client’s investments using stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, closed-end funds, unit investment trusts, commodities, REITs, insurance and annuities. Leslea joined Wunderlich in 2009 after serving as a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch. She holds degrees in Advertising and Business from The Pennsylvania State University. Leslea is a lifetime member of the Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority and the Penn State Alumni Association.
Leslea is the past president of both The Midtown Business Network and The Memorial Women’s Business Network, and is a board member for the Federation of Houston Professional Women. Mrs. Stock-Lopez is also a lifetime member of The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and is on the Speaker’s Bureau for the Houston Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Leslea Stock-Lopez Five Star Professional Brochure
*Five Star Professional, as a third-party research firm, identified pre-qualified award candidates based on industry data and contacted all identified broker dealers, Registered Investment Advisor firms and FINRA-registered representatives in the Houston area to gather wealth manager nominations. Self-nominations were not accepted. Award candidates were then evaluated against 10 objective eligibility and evaluation criteria: 1) Credentialed as an investment advisory representative (IAR), a FINRA-registered representative, a CPA or a licensed attorney; 2) Actively employed as a credentialed professional in the financial services industry for a minimum of five years; 3) Favorable regulatory and complaint history review; 4) Fulfilled their firm review based on internal firm standards; 5) Accepting new clients; 6) One-year client retention rate; 7) Five-year client retention rate; 8) Non-institutionalized discretionary and/or non-discretionary client assets administered; 9) Number of client households served; 10) Educational and professional designations. 22,500 wealth managers in the Houston area were considered for the award, of which 679 were named 2013 Five Star Wealth Managers, which represents less than 3 percent of the total wealth managers in the area.
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- The Five Star award is not indicative of the wealth manager’s future performance.
- Wealth managers may or may not use discretion in their practice and therefore may not manage their clients’ assets.
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