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Abigail Gunderson, CFP®

  • Abigail Gunderson, CFP®

    Wealth Advisor

    Abigail was born in 1969 and raised in the Philippines.   Having a father that worked as an airline executive expatriate for years, Abigail had the opportunity to study and live in Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila and California before moving to Houston in 1992.

    Abigail attended the Ateneo de Manila University from 1987 to 1991 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering.

    Abigail began her career working in the aerospace industry.  She worked closely with astronauts, cosmonauts and scientists at NASA and Star City, Russia in the development of experimental procedures utilized on the Space Station MIR.

    Since finance was a field that increasingly interested her, Abigail decided to make a career transition. She completed the Personal Financial Planning program at the University of Houston and obtained the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation in 2006.

    Abigail has been in the financial field for since 2003.  During this time, she worked for one of the largest national accounting firms in their Private Client group and gained valuable tax experience. She also worked for two local Registered Investment Advisors where she developed collaborative relationships with executives, professionals, and business owners, and designed many comprehensive financial and estate plans. She is committed to building beneficial relationships with clients and helping them successfully implement financial plans tailored to meet their unique needs and goals.

    Abigail joined Tanglewood in April 2013 as a Wealth Advisor.  Her other duties also include developing business opportunities.  She serves as a member of the Houston Business & Estate Planning Council and the Financial Planning Association.

    Abigail and her husband, Bruce, a native Texan, were married in 1992 and have a son, Richard Austin.  In her free time, Abigail enjoys traveling with family and friends, the performing arts, watching movies and reading a wide variety of books and publications.  She actively volunteers for the Christians in Action and Hospitality ministries in her local church.


    Media Appearances:

    "How Much Do I Need To Retire? Your Questions Answered. Reader's Digest, December 27, 2018

    How Tax Reforms Did and Didn't Favor Wealthy Clients Financial Advisor, December 17, 2018

    Should You Draw From Your IRA Early? Investopedia, October 15, 2018

    7 Ways to Make the Most of Your First Salary NBC News, July 5, 2018

    Women Can Catch Up to Men's Retirement Savings U.S. News and World Report, May 4, 2018

    Estate Planning Checklist: Easy Stress-Free Steps For Getting Organized Investor's Business Daily, April 3, 2018

    Helping Clients Pare Company Stock The Wall Street Journal, March 27, 2018

    Why Every Woman Needs an Emergency Fund USA Today, July 4, 2015

    Saying "Yes" to a Couple's Dream Home The Wall Street Journal, May 1, 2015

    Helping Clients Resist Emotional Investing The Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2014

    Younger People Taking Advantage of Roth 401ks Deposit Acccounts, August 13, 2013

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1400 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 550
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: (713) 840-8880

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