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    Suzette Blackburn | Owner

    As Owner of CapStar Financial, Suzette has over 20 years of estate planning and financial planning experience. Ms. Blackburn started her retirement planning career in 1989 with a firm that researched and developed long-term care insurance. While working as a Healthcare Coordinator, she discovered that so many of the seniors she cared so much about never fully planned for their retirement years. Realizing that she had both the caring demeanor and the specialized knowledge to help them, Blackburn turned her attention toward a new career in financial and estate planning strategies.

    As an independent investment and insurance firm, CapStar Financial merges the investment and the insurance worlds. We make sure safety, liquidity, protection from disasters and estate planning strategies are all addressed in one custom non-proprietary plan to maximize your wealth.

    Blackburn quickly aligned herself with America’s top experts in IRA, financial and estate planning, studying Ed Slott and Richard Duff and Henry Abts, among others. She has successfully helped hundreds of families in the Central Texas area reach their financial goals in retirement. After all, success is not an accident, it must be planned. Ms. Blackburn has helped to protect millions of dollars of her clients’ money; keeping it safe from many types of risk for years and years.

    Suzette has continued to take courses and pass specialized exams to keep on top of the ever-changing world of financial planning. Today, she still has a very personal approach, treating each client as they are: special and unique. Ms. Blackburn strives to keep her clients informed on changes in tax law as well as investment options that will allow their savings to outlive them and also allow their descendants to experience a virtually seamless transfer of estate.

    Blackburn is particularly skilled in the areas of avoiding unnecessary taxes and the delays/ pitfalls of probate. She has developed options to help clients pay for long-term care without monthly premiums. To add to her portfolio, Suzette studied to become an IRA specialist and estate planner with special attention to asset protection.

    Cutting-Edge Advantage: As an independent insurance and investment advisor, Suzette is able to offer her clients a customized plan with independent investment options. This independence is a benefit to CapStar's clients whose portfolios are not stifled by big-box Wall Street corporations directing Suzette's decisions on what to buy, sell or offer her clients. With this freedom, Blackburn is able to offer only the best products available without any conflict of interest whatsoever.

    Credentials: Suzette Blackburn is an Investment Advisor Representative/Financial Planner with a “Series 65” license.  She also has her Texas Department of Insurance Agency license in the lines of Life, Accident, Health and HMO (1992/LIN#1052665).

    The goal of CapStar Financial is to make sure that you have protection from the risks of inflation, market downturns, unnecessary taxes and incapacity costs.” – Suzette Blackburn

     

    Tammy Moore | Client Relations

    Tammy Moore joined CapStar Financial, LLC, in December of 2012.  Ms. Moore has 25 years of successful achievement in sales and marketing and assumes the title, Director of Client Relations and Marketing. Simply put, she works with CapStar Financial’s clients and the surrounding community in outreach, events and sponsorships, as well as with the Firm’s digital and traditional marketing needs.

    As a 21-year executive veteran of the Austin American-Statesman, Ms. Moore had exposure at the highest level in strategic planning, client solutions, market research and community partnerships. As a result, her media/competitive media experience spanned many years and gave her the unique opportunity to grow and develop with each advancement in the communications realm - from the printed page and target marketing, to the digital age and the world-wide web. Ms. Moore brings this experience to CapStar Financial to help take the Firm to a new level of client satisfaction, in addition to helping the CapStar team grow its retirement planning footprint in Central Texas.

    In 2012, Ms. Moore studied and earned her Texas Insurance License, so she’ll use her skills and knowledge to help support the CapStar Financial team with future needs in Estate Planning, Life Insurance and group presentation work.
    Ms. Moore has a BA in Journalism from Texas A&M University and began her career in the media industry as a reporter and photographer for an East Texas community newspaper near Tyler. From those early beginnings, Ms. Moore turned her attention to the sales and marketing side of the media business where she has earned many awards in recognition of her divisional sales achievement, from the national arena to the local level.

    She has also earned many certifications with Cox Enterprises, Inc., including Executive Management, Diversity in the Workplace, and Task Force Leadership. Ms. Moore also completed a recent Communications Certification in Professional Development from the University of Texas, Austin, in continuing education.

     

    Barbara Johnson | Operations Manager

    Barbara Johnson joint CapStar Financial LLC in May of 2015. Ms. Johnson has over 20 years of experience and successful achievements in Investment and Banking in Europe and USA. Ms. Johnson assumes the title, Operations Manager. As a 9-year Financial Advisor Assistant in Germany and a 7-year Private Client Wealth Management Assistant at JP Morgan, Ms. Johnson had exposure of the highest level to investment planning and client service. Her investment experience in Europe and USA gave her unique opportunities to grow. She works closely with Suzette Blackburn and Elizabeth James for investment planning, compliance and as liaison with the money managers to ensure our office is up to date on new investments, market conditions and any investment changes. In addition she also works closely with CapStar Financial Clients to ensure all the forms and money movements are correct and all the questions regarding their accounts and investments are answered. Ms. Johnsons’ experience will help the CapStar Financial Team to grow.

    In 2007, Ms. Johnson earned her Texas Insurance License and will use her skills and knowledge to help the CapStar Financial Team and its clients with future needs.

    Ms. Johnson has a BA in International Business and Finance from the Esslinger University, Germany and began her career in Finance and Banking. From the beginning Ms. Johnson’s attention was in Investments. Throughout her career she received many rewards and recognition for high compliance standards and excellent client Service.

    Ms. Johnson loves the family atmosphere at CapStar Financial.

    To schedule a time to discuss CapStar’s community connections or give feedback on how CapStar Financial can serve you better, please contact Tammy at tmoore@capstarfinancial.com  or call us at (512) 215-9030.

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