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Ronald E. Thacker

Ronald
E.
Thacker

Managing Director / President

Ronald E. Thacker is currently President of Americana Partners. Ron was formerly Managing Director and Regional Director for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, where he led Morgan Stanley’s Central Region management team in overseeing more than 2,500 branch managers, financial advisors, and operations staff across 13 states.  During his 30 years at Morgan Stanley, Ron has held various sales and wealth management positions after 5 years at Merrill Lynch. Through his experience as a highly respected financial advisor and expanding leadership roles over his 35 years in the financial industry, Ron specializes in the leadership and development of financial professionals by providing them with proven skills, tools, and resources to take their business to the next level.  As a native of Wichita Falls, Ron earned his B.B.A. degree in Finance from Midwestern University.  His passion for leading teams is equaled only by his dedication to his family and his community.

Ron has been married to his wife, Kim, for 35 years, and they currently reside in the Austin area. They have two adult children, Victoria and Luke, and are proud grandparents of Smith, Sawyer, Grayson, and Gwendolyn. Ron is a former Board Member of The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Dallas and is very active in his Church and several other faith-based organizations. When Ron is not working directly with his managers and advisors or volunteering with the many community organizations he supports, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing golf, and taking trips on his Harley.

Jason Fertitta

Jason Fertitta

Chief Executive Officer / Partner
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Ronald E. Thacker

Ronald E. Thacker

Managing Director / President
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Robert Wellington

Robert Wellington

CFO / Partner
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Billy Busch

Billy Busch

Managing Director / Partner
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Sheldon Busch, CFP®

Sheldon Busch, CFP®

Managing Director / Partner
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Josh Caltrider, CIMA®

Josh Caltrider, CIMA®

Managing Director / Partner
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David M. Darst, CFA®

David M. Darst, CFA®

Managing Director / Chief Investment Officer
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Alex Zengo

Alex Zengo

Managing Director / Chief Compliance Officer
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Team

Tomiko Arthur

Tomiko Arthur

Relationship Specialist
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Benjamin Athens

Benjamin Athens

Associate Vice President / Portfolio Manager
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Fatina Benjamin

Fatina Benjamin

Associate Vice President / Director of Human Resources
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Madison Broyles

Madison Broyles

Private Wealth Advisor
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Sheena Busch

Sheena Busch

Director of Marketing
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Gabe Cassell

Gabe Cassell

Private Wealth Advisor
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Sterling Curry

Sterling Curry

Business Development Associate
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Melissa Giles, CFP®

Melissa Giles, CFP®

Associate Vice President / Director of Portfolio Management
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Bonnie Green

Bonnie Green

Office Assistant
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Shannon Griffin

Shannon Griffin

Associate Vice President / Director of Office Management
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Kirgan Hopkins

Kirgan Hopkins

Analyst
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Bobby Jones

Bobby Jones

Managing Director / Private Wealth Advisor
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Jean Malo, CFA®

Jean Malo, CFA®

Private Wealth Advisor
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Michael Mithoff

Michael Mithoff

Managing Director / Head of Private Equity
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Robert Muse

Robert Muse

Managing Director / Private Wealth Advisor
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Lynne Russell

Lynne Russell

Relationship Specialist
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Joe Savery

Joe Savery

Private Wealth Advisor
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Paul Schaufele

Paul Schaufele

Private Wealth Advisor
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Johnathan Schnitzer

Johnathan Schnitzer

Private Wealth Advisor
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