Larry Maddox

CFP®, CPA

Horizon Wealth Advisors

Partner/President

Larry Maddox

CFP®, CPA

Horizon Wealth Advisors

Partner/President

As a fee-only financial planner, my focus is to offer unbiased financial advice to help you achieve your life goals. - Larry Maddox, CFP®, CPA

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

Larry Maddox is a Houston, TX fee-only financial planner. Horizon Wealth Advisors provides comprehensive financial planning, investment management, and retirement planning to help clients organize, grow and protect their assets through life’s transitions.  Horizon Wealth Advisors works closely with our partner Houston CPA firm, Maddox, Thomson & Associates or your personal CPA, to help simplify and streamline your involvement in the tax preparation process.   

Larry Maddox's professional career began at Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. followed by Deloitte & Touche.  In 1981, Larry formed his own CPA firm and in 1985, Joe Thomson joined him to create Maddox Thomson & Associates, P.C., which continues to assist clients with  compliance and advice on personal and business income tax matters. 

Larry founded Horizon Wealth Advisors in Houston, Texas in 1999 with fellow business partner Joe Thomson.  Horizon was founded as a way to extend our advice and counsel beyond the tax business.  Since then, as Partner and President of Horizon Wealth Advisors, Larry has worked with clients in all aspects of wealth management.  His involvement includes helping clients develop effective strategies to achieve their personal goals and objectives. Along with the team at Horizon, he collaborates with clients as well as with external advisors to provide comprehensive wealth management services.

Larry attended the University of Texas (UT) at Austin where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and an MBA with a concentration in finance and accounting. Larry is a CPA, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®), and a registered member of the National Association of Personal Financial Planners (NAPFA). Larry is also a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and a founding member of a national group of financial advisors who work together to share ideas about how best to serve their clients and manage their practices.

Outside of the office, Larry is involved with several foundations and through these is able to support multiple local charities, something he is very passionate about. In his free time, Larry enjoys traveling with his high-school sweetheart (to whom he has been married for over 40 years) and spending time with his daughter and first grandchild.  He also enjoys birdwatching, hitting the golf links, and cooking meals to complement his wine collection.

Larry Maddox is a Member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors - highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.

NAPFA members live by three important values:

  • To be the beacon for independent, objective financial advice for individuals and families.
  • To be the champion of financial services delivered in the public interest.
  • To be the standard bearer for the emerging profession of financial planning.

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.

Fee-Only, Fiduciary, Independent: Three Important Criteria to Consider When Choosing a Financial Advisor.

Specialties

  • Comprehensive Financial Planning
  • Retirement Income Planning
  • Investment Management
  • College Education Planning
  • Tax Planning

Ideal Clients

  • Retirees and Near Retirees
  • Growing Families
  • Business Owners and Executives
  • Sudden Money Situations
  • Novice Investors

Working Together

  • In-Office Meetings
  • Virtual Meetings
  • Clearly Defined Fees
  • No Product Sales
  • Complimentary Initial Consultation

Professional Designations & Affiliations

  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)
    Larry Maddox is a NAPFA-Registered Financial Advisor

    The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) is a leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors—highly trained professionals who are committed to working in the best interests of those they serve.

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
    Larry Maddox is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional - Click for Verification

    CFP® professionals are held to strict ethical standards to ensure financial planning recommendations are in your best interest. What’s more, a CFP® professional must acquire several years of experience related to delivering financial planning services to clients and pass the comprehensive CFP® Certification Exam before they can use the CFP® designation.

  • CPA - Certified Public Accountant
    Larry Maddox is a Certified Public Accountant (Learn More)

    Certified Public Accountants are licensed by the state and authorized by the state to practice public or private accounting. CPA licensing requirements are state specific, but typically include a bachelors degree with additional accounting coursework, successful completion of the Uniform CPA Exam, work experience, successful completion of an approved ethics course, and ongoing continuing education.

  • Financial Planning Association
    Larry Maddox is a member of The Financial Planning Association® (FPA®)

    FPA® is the largest membership organization for CFP® professionals in the U.S. and supports high standards of professional competence, ethical conduct, and clear, complete disclosure when serving clients.

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Office Locations:

  • 2603 Augusta
    Suite 1400
    Houston, TX 77057

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