The Horizon Team

We work as a team at Horizon. Every person on the team plays a critical role in the execution and delivery of Horizon’s unique wealth management process, advising you how to best understand, organize, and manage your financial circumstances. Every financial advisor on our wealth management team is experienced and committed to providing you with excellent advice and service.

Larry Maddox CFP®, CPA

Partner, President

Larry Maddox CFP®, CPA

Partner, President

Larry Maddox works with clients in all facets of the wealth management process. His involvement includes helping clients to define their personal goals and objectives. He collaborates with our wealth management team and other external advisors to provide comprehensive wealth management services. Larry founded Horizon Advisors, LLC in Houston, Texas in 1999 with fellow business partner Joe Thomson.  

In 1981, Larry Maddox formed his own CPA firm and in 1985, Joe Thomson joined him to create Maddox Thomson & Associates, P.C. (MTA). Prior to starting MTA, Larry was the controller of a small, family-owned and run oil and gas service firm. Larry’s professional career began at Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. followed by Deloitte & Touche.

Larry Maddox 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.

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Joe Thomson, CPA

Partner, Vice-President

Joe Thomson, CPA

Partner, Vice President

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 with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accountancy, and a Juris Doctor.  Joe is a CPA and an associate member of the National Association of Personal Financial Planners (NAPFA).

 

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Owen Murray CFA

Partner, Director of Investments

Owen Murray CFA

Partner, Director of Investments

Owen Murray is principally involved in investment research and portfolio construction. Owen spends much of his time analyzing the quantitative and qualitative aspects of prospective and selected money managers. In addition, he is a watchful observer of market events and portfolio performance. Owen conducts routine client account reviews and implements agreed upon portfolio changes based on his suggestions and input from other members of the Horizon Advisors team. As a core member of the wealth management team, Owen is often a participant in client meetings. Owen Murray joined Horizon Advisors in Houston, Texas in 2005.

Owen began his investment career with Beutel, Goodman Capital Management where he served as a Portfolio Analyst specializing in tax-sensitive portfolio management. He then joined Roxbury Capital Management as an Assistant Portfolio Manager where his principal duties included the management of individual client accounts and research support for the firm’s Core Equity Income portfolio.

Owen Murray attended the University of Southern California (USC), where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Marketing. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Houston.

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