Money Management for Creatives
Topic & Discussion
This free workshop, sponsored by the Community Foundation of West Texas, will be a panel discussion focused on assisting with smart business practices for creatives with regards to saving, accounting and acquiring assistance with finances.
- Lunch provided
- Space is limited
- Please RSVP to receive location information and confirmation.
San Jacinto Room on the 2nd Floor
Lubbock, TX 79401
Lunch Provided by:
Roger Karr is a native of Crosbyton Texas and attended Texas Tech University. After college graduation in 1989 Roger began working for StarCare Specialty Health Systems. In 2013 he transitioned to work for Amarillo National Bank. Karr began his banking career as a Loan Officer, then a Branch Manager and now he is the Vice President of Branch Service Delivery. He works with the branches to ensure that the service, culture and employees are meeting the needs of the bank’s customer base. Roger has been an active volunteer throughout the Lubbock community.
Roger is married to Kristin Karr who is a teacher in Idalou and they have 1 daughter, Shelbye, who attends school in Phoenix Arizona. And of course, one perfect dog named Neiman Marcus.
Bachelor of Business Administration
Accounting, Texas Tech University
Green & Deckert LLC
West Texas WealthCare Advisors, Inc. / D. Brad Green, P.C., Financial Advisor, Lubbock, TX
Professional designations, licenses and exams:
Certified Public Accountant
Texas Department of Insurance – General Lines
John Salter is a partner and wealth manager at Evensky & Katz / Foldes Financial in the Lubbock, Texas, office where he works with individuals, families, and institutions to meet their financial goals and serves as the chair of the firm’s planning committee. John is also an associate professor in the personal financial planning program at Texas Tech University. Joining the faculty in 2005, he has taught classes in retirement planning, wealth management, and financial planning capstone, among many other subjects. John is a Certified Financial Planner™ Practitioner and holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst designation. He earned both Ph.D. and Master of Science degrees in personal financial planning from Texas Tech University, as well as an MBA and Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering. In 2014, he was honored as one of the inaugural “Top 40 under 40” in the Financial Advice industry by Investment News and was honored as a Distinguished Alumni from the Department of Personal Financial Planning at Texas Tech University in 2018.
Songwriter & Musician
Cary Banks is a professional musician, award-winning songwriter and television host, and music educator. As a member of the Maines Brothers Band (recording albums on Mercury Records), Cary was inducted into the West Texas Walk of Fame in Lubbock Texas.
Cary has performed in shows with such well known artists Bo Diddley, The Dixie Chicks, Barbara Mandrel, Tom T Hall, Lee Roy Parnell, Joe Ely, Terry Allen, Richie McDonald, Bob Livingston, Radney Foster, Pat Green, Terri Hendrix and many others. As a songwriter Cary won first place in a National Song Contest in Los Angeles, California and has received a Silver Telly Award as featured artist and co-host of Public Broadcasting series “Storytellers & Music Makers”.
Cary has recently released his first book, “Almost like a Professional” My life and career as a West Texas musician , available in paperback and eBook at Amazon Books.
A graduate of Texas Tech University, Cary retired from his position as a Music Instructor and Chairman of the Creative Arts Department at South Plains College in 2016, and now continues to run full throttle in the music world. He is a featured musician on music video series “Jam Along With the Video Band” and “Praise and Worship Guitar” for Texas Music and Video. Cary is a writer and publisher member of ASCAP and continues to produce new music. In 2016, Cary and performing buddy, Steve “Gittar” Williams, produced an album titled “A Couple of Guitar Players Sittin’ Around Pickin'” and in 2018, Cary produced an album of piano instrumental songs titled “Piano”. His original hits have received extensive radio and internet broadcast.
A lifetime Texas resident, Cary currently resides in Lubbock Texas with wife Carol. His family includes a daughter Katherine,Professor of Political Science at Washington State University and son Cody, a professional drummer in the Texas Music Scene), and he proudly claims the name “PaPa” to his beloved grand children.