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TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS


Michael D. Krost

President
 

Phone:
713-665-3880
Fax: 713-665-3884
E-mail: mdk@mdkfinancialgroup.com

Michael holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Texas in Austin, Texas. Michael has been in the financial services industry for over three decades, working with affluent families and individuals. In 1990 Michael founded the financial firm that is now known as MDK Financial Group, Inc. with the desire to focus on the specific needs of individual's retirement and the accumulation of wealth. Through the years he has received numerous awards for being a top financial planner. Most recently, Michael was inducted into Royal Alliance's Royal Court**. Royal Court designees are Royal Alliance's top performers. These financial professionals are recognized and receive a number of accolades.

Michael has been recognized throughout his career by numerous insurance and investment companies as a top qualifier, producer, advisor, and counselor. He has been asked to speak at numerous conferences and seminars as a top financial advisor.

In 2008 Michael was nominated as a part of the select group of Barron's TOP 100 Performers. This is a select group of individuals who are screened on a number of different criteria. Among factors the survey takes into consideration are the overall size and success of practices, the quality of service provided to clients, adherence to high standards of industry regulatory compliance, and leadership in "best practices" of wealth management.

In addition to helping his clients pursue and maintain their financial independence, he enjoys his passion of playing softball, and spending time with his friends and family. Michael has been married 31 years to his wife Sharon and they have two grown children.


Professional Designation and Registration

*Investment Advisor Representative

*Group 1 Life Insurance

*Uniform State Securities Series 63

*General Securities Representative Series 7

*General Securities Principal Series 24

*Uniform Investment Advisor Series 65

**This award is based upon annual sales production and is not based upon performance or returns experienced by any client or opinions of the advisor's clients or former clients.

Third-party rankings and recognitions are no guarantee of future investment success and do not ensure that a client or prospective client will experience a higher level of performance or results. These ratings should not be construed as an endorsement of the advisor by any client nor are they representative of any one client's evaluation.
The "Barron's Winner's Circle Top 100" is a select group of individuals who are screened on a number of different criteria. Among factors the survey takes into consideration are the overall size and success of practices, the quality of service provided to clients, adherence to high standards of industry regulatory compliance, and leadership in "best practices" of wealth management. Portfolio performance is not a factor. Please see www.wcorg.com for more information. 





 

Gina Murray Sprinkle
Gina N. Murray - Sprinkle

Director Client Relations

Phone: 713-655-3880
Fax: 713-665-3884
E-mail: gsprinkle@mdkfinancialgroup.com  


Gina joined MDK Financial Group, Inc . June of 2008. Gina brings over 19 years of experience in the Education / Client Services industry to her role as Director of Client Relations. She has dedicated her career to assisting prominent families and communities alike. Her primary goal is to ensure that MDK provides the highest level of service to both new and existing clients.

Gina is instrumental in the creation of the client services initiatives for MDK by guiding the firm's vision and values. She leads the firms development of a Customer Relations Service System designed to enhance the quality of the client experience.

Prior to joining MDK, Gina worked for Association Management, Inc. as the Director of Education. Prior to this Gina worked for the Clines Landing Board of Directors, as the Community Manager under the direction of Dr. Lauro Cavazos, Dean of Turfs University School of Medicine, additionally served as President of Texas Tech University, as well as served as Secretary of Education under both President Reagan, and President Bush Sr.

In addition to supporting clients in their service needs, she enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and family. Gina has been married for 18 years to her husband Michael and they have two children.

*Gina Murray-Sprinkle is not registered with Royal Alliance Associates.




Melissa Stonebrook
Melissa Stonebrook

Operations Manager

Phone: 713-665-3880
Fax: 713-665-3884
E-mail: mstonebrook@mdkfinancialgroup.com

Over the past 28 years, Melissa has been working in the banking / financial industry. The past 20 years has been solely committed to helping financial investment firms. Melissa has developed an expertise in structuring and running firms in streamling operations, increasing efficiency, while delivering support services to clients and colleagues alike.
Her familiarity with the service providers in the industry and comprehensive understanding of the selection process has earned her a respected reputation among both clients and peers within the operations of the financial investments industry.

Today, Melissa successfully runs the front and back office operations for MDK Financial Group, ranging from start up to full-scale support services.

Melissa is a graduate of Trintiy University in San Antonio, Texas. When she is not working she enjoys attending her community church and spending time with her friends and family. Melissa has been married 25 years and has two children.


*Melissa Stonebrook is not registered with Royal Alliance Associates.





Sarah Smithey

Phone: 713-665-3880
Fax: 713-665-3884 


Sarah Smithey joined MDK Financial Group in February of 2013. She serves our clients with extensive knowledge, technical support, and an acute attention to our clients' needs.

She is a graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University ('01). Sarah has earned Wealth Management Service Awards for her performance at her previous employer.

Sarah is very familiar with our independent small business model. Prior to joining our firm in 2013, Sarah worked for two other independent financial advisors.

During non business hours, Sarah loves any activity that involves the water. She loves to swim, and is a certified scuba diver. She has been known to spend her summer weekends enjoying the sand and surf at Crystal Beach, near Galveston, TX.

Professional Registration

*Group 1 Life Insurance

*General Securities Representative Series 7

*Uniform Combined State Law Series 66





Miley Dee

Phone: 713-665-3880
Fax: 713-665-3884

Director of Wellness 
 
Miley works closely with everyone at MDK Financial Group, Inc. to make sure they get daily doses of companionship and stress-relief. She makes this happen by standing close to people and quietly requesting body hugs (nose nudging). 
 
In her previous life, Miley roughed an animal shelter until Gina Sprinkle adopted her on behalf of MDK Financial Group, Inc. (July 22, 2011). Miley enjoys being surrounded by her toys, and being able to look out the window; animal cookies are a plus. Miley works Monday thru Friday, 8am – 5pm. During off time Miley like spending time with family and friends, and SWIMMING. 
 

 
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 Michael D. Krost is a Registered Representative of and offers securities products & services through Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. Member FINRA/SIPC, a registered broker-dealer. In this regard, this communication is strictly intended for individuals residing in the states of AL; GA; IN; TN; PA; OR; OK; OH; NY; NM; NJ; NE; WA; VA; TX; NC; MO; MD; MI; MA; LA; KY; KS; IL; FL; AZ; CA; DE; CO; AR. No offers may be made or accepted from any resident outside the specific state(s) referenced.

Michael D. Krost Individual is also separately registered as an investment adviser representative under MDK Financial Group, Inc., a registered investment advisor, not affiliated with Royal Alliance Associates, offering advisory services in the state(s) of AL; GA; IN; TN; PA; OR; OK; OH; NY; NM; NJ; NE; WA; VA; TX; NC; MO; MD; MI; MA; LA; KY; KS; IL; FL; AZ; CA; DE; CO; AR in which the RIA is registered. As such, these services are strictly intended for individuals residing in state(s) where MDK Financial Group.


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