William R. Parrott, CFP is the founder and owner of Parrott Wealth Management, a fee-only, fiduciary financial planning and investment management firm in Austin.

William R. Parrott, CFP® President and CEO


Bill Parrott is the founder and owner of Parrott Wealth Management. Bill started his investment career in May of 1989 with the investment firm of Spelman & Company in San Diego. In January  1990, Bill joined Dean Witter Reynolds in Pasadena, California. During his career as a Financial Advisor with Dean Witter (and later Morgan Stanley), he worked in California, Connecticut, and Texas. In 1999 Bill became the Branch Manager for Morgan Stanley in New Haven, Connecticut. In 2003 he moved to Austin to manage offices in Austin, College Station, and Temple. In 2006 Bill was hired as a Co-Branch Manager and Financial Consultant for A.G. Edwards & Sons in Austin. In 2008 Bill joined Charles Schwab as a Financial Consultant in the Executive Services Division.

Bill earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of San Diego (USD) in 1988.  While at USD, he was an active member of the varsity football team and the Sigma Chi fraternity. Bill and his wife, Tonya, have been married for 27 years and they have one daughter, Hannah.  

In 2003 Bill obtained the Certified Financial Planner designation. 

Bill enjoys reading, walking, cycling, hiking, and fly-fishing. In 2011 Bill ran and finished the Boston Marathon. 

Bill currently volunteers his time with the Austin Christian Fellowship Church.