Taylor graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Real Estate Finance and Development. She previously worked in home building where she helped manage and coordinate projects. Taylor enjoys building long lasting relationships and finds fulfilment with meeting clients expectations. Taylor is excited to begin her journey in the finance industry with the Starfox team and to further promote our motto, “Faith, Family, Finance.”
Beau DeVautour recently joined Starfox Financial Services as a Wealth Advisor. Beau works closely with ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families across the country, focusing especially on business owners in the manufacturing, construction, and technology industries. He is committed to delivering a boutique-like client service experience while accessing the broad capabilities and resources of Starfox Financial.
Beau believes he has been allowed the opportunity to help others manage their family goals and dreams through a financial means. He enjoys meeting new people and learning about their success stories. It is a priority of his to keep clients up to date on market trends, estate planning strategies and utilizing various financial tools to help meet their goals. Helping others has always brought him joy and Beau looks forward to continuing that throughout his career.
Beau brings a strong background in the financial services industry. He began his financial career in 2008 at Woodlands Asset Management, where his roles included relationship manager and investment associate on the firm’s investment committee. He held a similar role as an associate at J.P. Morgan Private Bank. Prior to joining our team, he was a Vice President and Private Client Advisor at Bank of America’s Private Bank in Houston. Beau graduated from Auburn University with a B.B.A. degree in international business.
Born in Texas but raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Beau has lived in Texas since 2008. In the community, he volunteers on the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Committee. He is also active in his church and is a member of The Woodlands Rotary Club. Beau lives in The Woodlands, Texas, with his wife, two young children and dogs.
Alex was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Texas to join the Starfox team. Alex is responsible for the firms marketing, communication, and business development efforts. She directs media relations, branding, advertising, and website development. As a member of the firm’s management team, Alex helps oversee day-to-day operations and participates in the strategic planning and direction of the firm’s short-term and long-term goals.
Before joining Starfox, Alex worked in Los Angeles assisting a high-performing surgeon. She focused on generating patient leads and collaborating with media influencers in the entertainment and sports industries to help drive brand awareness.
Alex received an athletic scholarship to attend Malone University where she earned her Bachelors degree in Mass Communications and a minor in Business Administration. In addition, Alex continued her financial education and completed the CFP program at Pepperdine University. She hopes to continue to grow her knowledge in the finance industry to further develop and promote Starfox’s capabilities.
Jose Palafox is the founder and co-owner of Starfox Financial Services, LLC and has more than 20 years’ experience in the investment industry, having worked for two larger brokerage firms before forming Starfox Financial Services in 2006. He founded Starfox because he believed his clients deserved his full and undivided loyalty as a fiduciary advisory. Starting an independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firm meant his clients and the community would have access to a true fiduciary advisor, one who had their best interests in mind not his own or the firms. Now, more than a decade later, this fiduciary approach has allowed his business to expand to having clients throughout the country.
Jose receives great fulfillment in assisting his clients to reach their financial goals and improving their quality of life, by providing wealth building tools and advice with full disclosure of any bias or conflict of interest. As a fiduciary advisor, he strives to help them achieve their goals through his diligence, his team’s quality research and a constant effort to reduce investment expenses and limit overall risks.
His faith, family and finance are what makes Jose passionate about what he does. His experience and aptitude for finance allows him to assist others to build wealth, while allowing him to personally give back to the community. Jose’s entire firm is built around a culture of giving back, he and every other individual who represents the firm are deeply involved in the local community. He is actively involved in his church, non-profit and community organizations including Rotary Club. Jose and his wife, Tracee, live in The Woodlands, Texas and they have five grown children.
Bill enjoys working with professionals, business owners and their families to pursue their goals of financial independence and freedom. He has been in the advisory and consulting industry since 1994, joining Starfox Financial, LLC in 2017. Bill was previously with Merrill Lynch for nearly 13 years as a Senior Financial Advisor and Wealth Management Advisor. A graduate of Kettering University in Michigan, he holds the following professional certifications:
- CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™* (CFP®) certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.
- Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy® (CAP®)
- Chartered Retirement Planning CounselorSM (CRPC®)
- Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® (CDFA®)
When Bill isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his family and being involved with the community. As a Past President of the Rotary Club of The Woodlands, Bill serves on The Woodlands Rotary Foundation Board a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a Rotary Assistant District Governor, mentors small business owners as a volunteer with SCORE, and is active with his church. He is a multiple Rotary Paul Harris Fellow, a recipient of the “Service Above Self” and “Roll of Fame” Award, a 2016 graduate of Leadership Montgomery County (LMC) and a past Board Chair of CASA Child Advocates. He enjoys making people laugh, sharing his fatherly humor and cracking jokes. Bill and his wife, Hayli, reside in The Woodlands, Texas with their two daughters and dog.
Will Warren grew up on the West Coast and moved to The Woodlands in 2017. He studied History at the University of California, Irvine. Will’s first career took him to Japan where he taught English in the Japanese countryside for a few years. Following his return to the States Will began his career in the Financial Services industry. He graduated from a Management Training Program at Union Bank in California where he served in various retail banking leadership and business development roles. His branch received Branch of the Year honors in 2011 for Southern California.
The creation of a new national hybrid digital bank (PurePoint Financial) inspired Will to begin a new chapter in his life by moving to Texas. Will served as a Financial Center Manager at The Woodlands Financial Center for a few years before he joined the Starfox team in 2020. He has maintained his commitment to getting involved in the community and being an advocate for his clients. Currently, Will serves on the following organizational boards: the Rotary Club of The Woodlands, The Woodlands Family YMCA, Kids Meals Montgomery County, and The Woodlands Charities, Inc.
Will graduated from Leadership Montgomery County in 2019. Most recently he helped co-found a local chapter of a national nonprofit called Sleep in Heavenly Peace Montgomery County. He also joined the Conroe Noon Lions Club in 2021.
Will is proud of his 4 nephews and 2 nieces. In his free time, he is interested in exploring Texas and international destinations. His passions include snowboarding, trail running and volunteering. Will looks forward to helping all of his clients achieve their unique version of financial freedom and financial independence.
Jake grew up in Gulfport, Mississippi and moved to Texas in 2011. He studied Business at the University of Southern Mississippi and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.
Jake moved to Texas to pursue a career in hospitality and has worked in food & beverage management, operations management, and recently Business Travel Sales. His focus has been on providing excellent customer service and building personal relationships with clients and associates alike.
Although Jake’s family are back in Mississippi, they are a big part of his life. He has one sister, a niece, and a nephew whom he loves spending time with. In his spare time, Jake likes to be on the golf course and also enjoys networking.
Jake is truly excited to join the Starfox team and plans to uphold the Faith, Family, Finance belief the company holds so dear.
Kassidy moved to The Woodlands in 2019 to pursue her career in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Starfox she worked in the corporate sales division at Marriott Los Angeles where she coordinated large events for businesses on a nationwide level. Kassidy leads the administration of the firm’s office and assists with operational activity and providing support to advisory teams. Not only does Kassidy find deep gratification in building long-lasting relationships with clients, she takes great pride in helping them achieve their goals and expectations.