Our Team

Thomas E. Tucker, Founding Principal, President, CEO, & Chief Compliance Officer
Business Background
  • Champion Advisors LLC, Chief Compliance Officer, Founding Principal, President & Chief Executive Officer, March 2009-Present
  • Champion Risk Management, President & Chief Executive Officer, 2013-Present
  • Capital Management Advisors LP, General Partner, 2005-March 2009
  • Triad Advisors, Inc., Registered Representative, April 2008-2013
  • American General Securities Inc., Registered Representative & Investment Advisor Representative, 2004-2008
  • BOSC Inc., Registered Representative, 2003-2004
  • FiServe Investor Services, Registered Representative, 2000-2003
  • Tanglewood Financial Services, Corporate Officer/Investments, 2000-2004
  • PruCo Securities, Registered Representative, 1992-2000
  • Private Investor, 1982-1992
  • Jefferson Pilot Equity Sales, Registered Representative, 1975-1982
  • University of Texas, Bachelor of Business Administration, 1972


Victoria Ridgway, Investment Advisor, Head of Client Services & Technology
Victoria is a licensed Investment Advisor Representative & has been with Champion Advisors since 2014. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Art History & is currently working through Creighton University’s graduate program in Behavioral Finance & Financial Psychology. She is a member of the Texas Women of Wall Street’s Networking Committee for the Houston chapter.


Barrett Ward, Investment Advisor, Certified Financial Planner™
Barrett is a registered CFP® professional & a licensed professional engineer who has been working with Champion Advisors as a consultant & Investment Advisor Representative since April 2020.  She received her BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin & worked as a structural engineer in the offshore oil & gas industry for fifteen years.  Upon leaving the energy sector she began consulting on financial platforms before completing the Certified Financial Planning course at the Glassock School of Continuing Studies at Rice University.


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