About Wells Wealth Strategies:

 
 
The mission of Wells Wealth Strategies is to provide our clients with the structure and strategies that simplify and enhance their financial journey and lives.  We believe that while investment vehicles may often seem complex, the path to reaching your financial goals should not be.

 

Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.

- Proverbs 13:11


Our Professionals:

 

 
Christopher Wells, CFP®
Principal
 
Chris began his financial career at Edward Jones in Dallas in 2003, working primarily with business owners and families.  In 2008, he transferred his services to AXA Advisors and started Wells Wealth Strategies. There, with an enhanced platform, he expanded his team and clientele to include businesses, churches, and non-profits while continuing to grow his personal financial planning business.  
 
Chris is a graduate of the University of Texas where he was a four year letterwinner on the track & field team, a team captain in 1999, and received All-Big XII honors. 
 
Chris resides in Austin, TX with his wife, Jessie, and two boys, Parrish and Shepherd.  He loves spending time with his family, running, playing ultimate frisbee, and anything related to Longhorn football. 
 
 
Chris has completed the curriculums and/or passed the rigorous exams for:
  • Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®)
  • Certificate in Retirement Planning - The Wharton School of Business • The University of Pennsylvania 
  • NASD Security Registrations: Series 7, 63, & 66  
  • Texas Life and Health Insurance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 
Austin Deshane
Investment Operations Specialist
 
Austin DeShane graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Economics. He started his career with AXA in 2013 as a financial professional. In 2015 Austin transitioned within the company to pioneer the Investment Operations Specialist role. Austin now provides support for advisors in portfolio creation and operations oversight, as well as mentoring new investment operations specialists within the company. He is currently a CFA candidate and hopes the charter will continue to broaden his knowledge in portfolio development.
 
 
Austin resides in Dallas, TX with his wife Kayla. He loves the outdoors, Longhorn football, and pretty much anything that keeps him active.
 
 
 
Austin has completed the curriculums and/or passed the rigorous exams for the following: 
  • NASD Security Registrations: Series 7, 63, & 65
  • Texas Life and Health Insurance

 

CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM, and CFP (with flame logo)® are certification marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete the CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.