Joseph  Thomson

Joseph Thomson


Horizon Advisors

(713) 748-7000

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Fee Only Financial Planner and Wealth Manager Located in Houston, TX and Serving Clients Nationwide


  • Fee-Only Financial Services
  • Comprehensive Financial Planning
  • Wealth Management
  • Retirement Planning
  • Education Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurance Analysis
  • Charitable Giving and Trusts
  • Planning for Business Owners
  • Cash Flow and Budgeting
  • High Net-Worth Clients
  • Tax Planning and Preparation


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2603 Augusta
Suite 1400
Houston, TX 77057

Fee-Only & Fiduciary

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is the country's leading association of fee-only and fiduciary financial planners.

Horizon Advsors is a Houston, TX financial planning and wealth management firm serving Houston and all surrounding areas.  Horizon specializes in helping successful individuals and families understand, organize, and manage their often complex financial situations.   Joseph Thomson is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional.

Joe Thomson co-founded Horizon Advisors in 1999 in Houston, TX with his business partner, Larry Maddox. Joe’s primary focus at both Maddox, Thomson & Associates and Horizon Advisors is client relationships, consulting, and income and estate tax planning.

Joe Thomson joined Larry Maddox in 1985, and together they started the accounting firm of Maddox Thomson & Associates, P.C. (MTA). Joe began his professional career in 1978 at Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. where he provided tax compliance and consulting services for various individuals and corporations.

Joe Thomson attended the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), graduating cum laude in 1974 with a Bachelor in Business Administration with a major in Accountancy, and in 1978 with a Juris Doctor degree.  Joe is a CPA, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP), and a registered member of the National Association of Personal Financial Planners (NAPFA).


Horizon Advisors is a Houston-based, privately owned, fee-only financial advisor established in 1999. Our mission is to develop long-term relationships with thoughtful, successful individuals, families, and organizations to support and assist them in achieving their goals. Our clients include successful professionals who are accumulating their wealth and retirees who are interested in maintaining their current lifestyles and preserving their wealth. At Horizon, we focus on developing a deep and personal understanding of our clients, allowing us to be very proactive and responsive to their unique needs.

We specialize in helping you understand, organize, and manage your often complex financial situations. Our recommendations are independent, objective, and based solely on what is best for you.

The principals of Horizon Advisors have many years of experience serving clients together. They have been serving Houston’s high net worth since 1985, through our partner CPA firm Maddox, Thomson & Associates, P.C.