Venturi Private Wealth is an independent, fee-only wealth management firm founded in Austin, Texas, with offices in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

We manage the complexities of your financial life so you can focus on the things that matter most to you.

We help successful families plan around significant financial events. This includes wealth structuring to meet estate planning and philanthropic objectives, investment management to maintain your lifestyle and financial education for future generations.
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Venturi is a team of Innovators, Collaborators, and Industry Veterans

We apply our expertise to help guide you through your unique financial situation.
Our Manifesto: Money vs. Wealth

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Venturi is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2019 edition of the Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers. The list recognizes top independent RIA firms from across the U.S. It is the third consecutive year that Venturi has been included in the Financial Times 300.
The Austin Business Journal recently wrote about Venturi Wealth Management, homing in on how the Central Texas financial firm plans to raise $100M to invest in businesses.
Venturi Wealth Management was recognized by InvestmentNews as one of the Top Ten fastest growing Fee-Only RIAs in the United States in 2018 with 44% growth.
Succession planning can help you increase the odds of passing your business along to your loved ones, a challenge for many entrepreneurs. A solid plan for the future can help your employees stay more engaged and productive right now.
Over 100 participants and eight corporate sponsors made this year's Venturi Charity Shoot an incredible success.
We are proud to welcome Senior Lead Advisor Kent Mitchell, Lead Advisor Grant Kinchen, and Associate Advisor Cole Edmiston to our Austin team from Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. The Venturi team has grown to 21 members in just four years and manages $1.2 billion for successful families, private foundations and endowments.
Most investors have continued to focus their allocations primarily on traditional investments, largely ignoring or avoiding alternative investments such as private equity. Private equity is an investment strategy in which capital is raised from investors to acquire equity-ownership in companies that are not publicly traded.
Tax reform, if passed, will provide a limited window in which to take advantage of the old rules and maximize deductions. In light of the proposed reform, we want to highlight a few key strategies to consider as we approach year-end.
Venturi is proud to announce that Susan Liang has joined our team as a Senior Client Associate.
It is critical for families with legacy ambitions to have a well-conceived plan anchored by a strong vision of what they want to have happen. A strong vision incorporates the family’s values, its mission or purpose, its unique abilities, traditions and the principles that will guide future decisions.
“Trusting the wrong people” is said to be the greatest vulnerability of high net-worth people who rely on household staff, consultants, business associates, and advisors just to get through the day.
2018 was a year punctuated by two stock market corrections and volatility the likes of which has not been seen in years. It’s easy to forget that this type of volatility is not uncommon. We utilize a ProActive portfolio as part of an overall investment strategy.
Russ Norwood, chief executive and co-founder of Venturi Wealth Management, commented on the US outlook for earnings in The Wall Street Journal.
The sale of a business is one of the more involved processes a business owner can ever experience. Here are 6 questions you should ask before selling.
Financial advisors are always looking for investment ideas for their clients, but what are the best investments they can make in themselves and their practices? Venturi’s CEO Russ Norwood was quoted in Financial Advisor magazine.
According to a 30-year study by the Williams Group, three-quarters of wealthy families failed to successfully transfer their assets to the next generation. Shockingly, the assets of nine out of ten families were completely lost before reaching the third generation.
Most successful business owners like you reach a critical juncture where you need to plan for the transitioning of your wealth from your business to a personal investment strategy to ensure its continued growth. The five basic elements of a plan should be considered well in advance of the sale of the business and preservation.
Venturi is proud to announce that Chris Creed has joined our team as a Senior Lead Advisor. Chris partners with new clients to organize, plan, and manage all aspects of their family’s financial life.