John Chalk, Jr., CPA, JD, CFP®, ChSNC

Prior to forming the fee based financial planning firm of Chalk, Cullum & Associates in 2002, John was a partner of the Fort Worth law firm of Whitaker, Chalk, Swindle & Sawyer, LLP representing individuals and business owners, with issues of succession, structure and tax reduction strategies. His passion is to help people align their wealth with their values, and thus further their purpose in life. In 2009, John and his partner, Dee Wayne Cullum, founded Trinity Portfolio Advisors, LLC. Trinity Portfolio Advisors, LLC is an independent registered investment advisory firm with the Security and Exchange Commission.

Abilene Christian University (B.A., Accounting, 1986), Certified Public Accountant, Texas, 1988, University of Texas (J.D., 1991)


Dee Wayne Cullum, CPA

Dee Wayne brings extensive experience in all aspects of portfolio management which includes helping our clients understand, sometimes for the first time, how much risk they are taking in their investment portfolio. Dee Wayne uses his investment expertise, along with advanced financial planning and estate analysis strategies, to help solve highly complex financial issues for small business owners and high net worth clients. Prior to forming Chalk, Cullum & Associates, Mr. Cullum was the General Manager of a Financial Planning Firm and owner of his own business.

University of North Texas (B.A., Business Information Systems, 1986), Certified Public Accountant, Texas, 1990

Jeff McCain

Prior to joining Chalk, Cullum & Associates, Jeff was a client of the firm. He purchased, re-engineered, and in 2006 successfully sold his third-generation Fort Worth business. Jeff brings broad understanding and expertise to the issues and challenges facing business owners and partners in professional practices. Drawing on his experience, Jeff enjoys developing advanced strategies to help clients protect their wealth and reach their financial goals. He is especially passionate about helping families with business succession strategies, sales and acquisitions, investments, and tactical qualified retirement plans.

Texas Christian University (B.B.A., Finance, 1988)


Observations and Updates from CCA

New Tax Law Summary

We hope you have all had a very Merry Christmas and are looking forward to a wonderful new year. As you have probably heard by now, on December 2... read more


Market Update

The third quarter of 2017 is in the books and there are only 10 more Fridays until Christmas! This year seems to have flown by. We wanted to tak... read more


Market Update

As summer comes to a close we thought this would be a good time to talk about the investment world and what we see coming into the fourth quarter... read more


Portfolio Update

Good Afternoon,

We hope the summer is off to a great start for you and your families!

We recently sold a small position in TB... read more