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Melissa Shanhouse, CDFA® Joins Burrows Capital Advisors as Director of Business Development

Melissa Shanhouse, CDFA® Joins Burrows Capital Advisors as Director of Business Development

March 18, 2024

Burrows Capital Advisors, a premier financial advisory firm recognized for its client-centric approach to comprehensive financial planning, proudly announces the appointment of Melissa Shanhouse, CDFA ® as Director of Business Development & Financial Advisor. This key addition to the team aligns with the firm's strategic goals to broaden its business reach and elevate the caliber of its advisory services in Tyler, Texas, and surrounding areas.

Melissa brings to the firm a wealth of experience in financial management and advisory roles, having previously excelled as the Branch Manager for Morgan Stanley's Tyler office. Prior to that, she demonstrated her advisory prowess at Edward Jones. Her academic foundation is solid, with double Bachelor of Science Degrees in Human Development & Family Studies from Texas Tech University, equipping her with a nuanced understanding of family dynamics and financial planning.

Shanhouse's qualifications are further distinguished by her certifications as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) from the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts and a certified Ramsey Solutions Master Financial Coach. Moreover, Melissa holds an impressive array of FINRA licenses, including Series 7, 9, 10, 31, 63, 66, and Life and Health Insurance Licenses, underscoring her comprehensive expertise in financial advisory and investment management.

Deeply invested in the Tyler community, Melissa's contributions extend beyond professional services. She actively participates in several local organizations, serving as the current Board Chair for Junior Achievement and Treasurer for People Attempting To Help (PATH). Additionally, she holds roles within the Executive Committee of the Tyler Heart Ball and Women of Impact for the American Heart Association, among others. Her commitment to community service is matched by her dedication to her most cherished role as a mother to two children in Tyler schools.

"Melissa Shanhouse's addition to our team marks a significant milestone in our firm's growth and our ongoing commitment to serving our clients with unparalleled expertise," said Don Burrows, Founder & Managing Partner at Burrows Capital Advisors. "Her extensive background in financial advisory, combined with her impressive list of certifications and deep community involvement, make her an exceptional asset not only to our team but to the entire Tyler community. We are enthusiastic about the positive impact Melissa will undoubtedly bring to our firm and our clients."

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About Burrows Capital Advisors Based in League City, Texas, Burrows Capital Advisors is a leading financial advisory firm dedicated to providing personalized financial planning solutions. The firm prides itself on its integrity, professionalism, and commitment to delivering client-focused advice and guidance, helping individuals and families achieve their financial objectives and secure their future.


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