Our Team

Our Team

We serve a limited number of conservative investors around the world, the majority of whom reside in the greater San Antonio area. We remain a boutique investment firm in favor of providing our clients with outstanding personalized service and a sense of shared partnership in their financial wellbeing.

Our clients trust us to manage their portfolios, knowing we will provide thorough and clear communication throughout the investment process, explaining what they own and why they own it.

Priscilla "Cilla" McKinley

PRESIDENT - MANAGING PARTNER

Cilla was born in Pearsall Texas in 1956. After graduating from Texas State University, she worked as a real estate broker before entering the investment industry in 1987. She spent four years working behind-the-scenes with Capital Group - one of the nation's most respected investment firms. There she was steeped in the principles of value investing. Cilla became an independent investment advisor in 1996 and merged with Brent Forrest & Associates in 2002.

Anders Storvik, MBA, CFP®

PARTNER - CLIENT ADVISOR

Family: Anders is married to Olivia and they have twin boys, Sebastian and Sawyer. As a family, they enjoy riding bikes, traveling, and spending time with their golden doodle, Boon. Anders was born and raised in Austin.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Anders is a Partner and Client Advisor at Brent Forrest & Associates, LLC. He meets with clients to review and create personalized holistic financial plans based on their needs and goals. As a Partner in the firm, he is involved in investment operations and internal process management.

Education: Anders holds a B.S. in Education from the University of Tennessee and an MBA from The University of the Incarnate Word.

Background: In 2014, immediately after business school, Anders joined the financial services industry. He holds his series 65 and Certified Financial Planner designations.

Esmond Pabilona, CFP®

PARTNER - CLIENT ADVISOR

Family: Esmond is married to his college sweetheart, Savini. Esmond grew up in Houston and is a proud Houston Sports fan – Go Rockets! Esmond and Savini have a rescue dog named Bam Bam! In his free time, Esmond likes to watch sports, play golf, and travel.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Esmond is a Partner and Client Advisor at Brent Forrest & Associates, LLC. He meets with clients to review and create personalized holistic financial plans for them based on their needs and goals. As a Partner in the firm, he is involved in client service operations and internal process management.

Education: Esmond holds a B.B.A in Economics from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Background: Esmond joined the Financial Services industry in 2012 and became a licensed Advisor in 2014. He holds his series 65 & Certified Financial Planner designations.

Diane Stewart

CLIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE

Family: Diane was born in Tokyo and is a self-proclaimed “military brat”. Her father served over 20 years in the US Air Force. Diane has a basset hound named Nancy Reagan. She enjoys the company of family and friends, is very active in her church, and is involved in the deaf community.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Diane works with client advisors to ensure timely processing of day to day needs and requests. She is responsible for client outreach and serves as a main point of contact for BF&A.

Education: Diane holds an Associate of Applied Science in computer programming.

Background: Diane started her career at Alamo Savings in their computer programming department. She has previous experience at Southwest Business Corporation and American Funds. Diane joined BF&A in 1997.

Holly Iragorri

DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENT OPERATIONS

Family: Holly is a mother to three daughters and a fur baby named Josie. Out of the office, she enjoys hiking, biking, camping and traveling to new places, as well as spending time with family both here in Texas and Ohio.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Holly acts as a liaison between our investment team and supports our clients with their individual requests.

Education: Holly holds a B.B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati.

Background: Upon graduating, Holly began her career in banking. In 1987 she was lured away by a wealth management firm and has been in the financial services industry ever since. Holly joined BF&A in 2004.

Christian Martinez

ASSOCIATE PLANNER

Family: Christian was born and raised in San Antonio. His family all resides in San Antonio, and they enjoy Saturday lunches together. Christian enjoys working out, watching basketball, listening to music, or going to the movie theaters.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Christian’s main duties and responsibilities are to help build and monitor financial plans. He also helps provide service and support for our client advisors and client services support.

Education: Christian holds a B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Ottawa University.

Background: Christian joined the financial services industry in 2019 while in college. He joined BF&A in 2022.

Taylor Chamness

Administrative Associate

Family: Taylor is married to his wife Sydney. They have a daughter, Denver, and a schnauzer, Thelma Lou. Taylor enjoys yardwork, golf, reading, and quality time with family and friends.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Taylor oversees operations, compliance, and marketing at BF&A. He is essential to business operations and practice management.

Education: Taylor holds his B.S. in Exercise Science from McMurry University.

Background: Taylor joined the financial services industry in 2016. He holds his series 65 license, Chartered Retirement Plan Counselor, and Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist designation. He joined BF&A in 2022.

Boon

OFFICE GREETER

Our mascot, Boon, is our designated office greeter—a job which requires many nap, stretch, and snack breaks.

Brandon Gomez

CLIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE

Family: Brandon was born in Corpus Christi and moved to San Antonio in 1995 where his entire family continues to reside today. He and his family enjoy traveling, reading, camping, hiking, and visiting museums.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Brandon works with client advisors to ensure timely processing of day to day needs and requests. He is responsible for client outreach and serves as a main point of contact for BF&A.

Education: Brandon holds a B.A. in Geography with a Minor in International Studies from The University of Texas at San Antonio, where he graduated Cum Laude.

Background: Brandon has prior experience in oil and gas mapping, education, property tax mapping, and banking. He has been in the financial services industry since 2018. Brandon joined BF&A in 2021.

Priscilla McKinley

Priscilla "Cilla" McKinley

PRESIDENT - MANAGING PARTNER

Cilla was born in Pearsall Texas in 1956. After graduating from Texas State University, she worked as a real estate broker before entering the investment industry in 1987. She spent four years working behind-the-scenes with Capital Group - one of the nation's most respected investment firms. There she was steeped in the principles of value investing. Cilla became an independent investment advisor in 1996 and merged with Brent Forrest & Associates in 2002.

Anders Storvik

Anders Storvik, MBA, CFP®

PARTNER - CLIENT ADVISOR

Family: Anders is married to Olivia and they have twin boys, Sebastian and Sawyer. As a family, they enjoy riding bikes, traveling, and spending time with their golden doodle, Boon. Anders was born and raised in Austin.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Anders is a Partner and Client Advisor at Brent Forrest & Associates, LLC. He meets with clients to review and create personalized holistic financial plans based on their needs and goals. As a Partner in the firm, he is involved in investment operations and internal process management.

Education: Anders holds a B.S. in Education from the University of Tennessee and an MBA from The University of the Incarnate Word.

Background: In 2014, immediately after business school, Anders joined the financial services industry. He holds his series 65 and Certified Financial Planner designations.

Esmond Pabilona

Esmond Pabilona, CFP®

PARTNER - CLIENT ADVISOR

Family: Esmond is married to his college sweetheart, Savini. Esmond grew up in Houston and is a proud Houston Sports fan – Go Rockets! Esmond and Savini have a rescue dog named Bam Bam! In his free time, Esmond likes to watch sports, play golf, and travel.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Esmond is a Partner and Client Advisor at Brent Forrest & Associates, LLC. He meets with clients to review and create personalized holistic financial plans for them based on their needs and goals. As a Partner in the firm, he is involved in client service operations and internal process management.

Education: Esmond holds a B.B.A in Economics from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Background: Esmond joined the Financial Services industry in 2012 and became a licensed Advisor in 2014. He holds his series 65 & Certified Financial Planner designations.

Diane Stewart

Diane Stewart

CLIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE

Family: Diane was born in Tokyo and is a self-proclaimed “military brat”. Her father served over 20 years in the US Air Force. Diane has a basset hound named Nancy Reagan. She enjoys the company of family and friends, is very active in her church, and is involved in the deaf community.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Diane works with client advisors to ensure timely processing of day to day needs and requests. She is responsible for client outreach and serves as a main point of contact for BF&A.

Education: Diane holds an Associate of Applied Science in computer programming.

Background: Diane started her career at Alamo Savings in their computer programming department. She has previous experience at Southwest Business Corporation and American Funds. Diane joined BF&A in 1997.

Holly Iragorri

Holly Iragorri

DIRECTOR OF INVESTMENT OPERATIONS

Family: Holly is a mother to three daughters and a fur baby named Josie. Out of the office, she enjoys hiking, biking, camping and traveling to new places, as well as spending time with family both here in Texas and Ohio.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Holly acts as a liaison between our investment team and supports our clients with their individual requests.

Education: Holly holds a B.B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati.

Background: Upon graduating, Holly began her career in banking. In 1987 she was lured away by a wealth management firm and has been in the financial services industry ever since. Holly joined BF&A in 2004.

Christian

Christian Martinez

ASSOCIATE PLANNER

Family: Christian was born and raised in San Antonio. His family all resides in San Antonio, and they enjoy Saturday lunches together. Christian enjoys working out, watching basketball, listening to music, or going to the movie theaters.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Christian’s main duties and responsibilities are to help build and monitor financial plans. He also helps provide service and support for our client advisors and client services support.

Education: Christian holds a B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Ottawa University.

Background: Christian joined the financial services industry in 2019 while in college. He joined BF&A in 2022.

Taylor

Taylor Chamness

Administrative Associate

Family: Taylor is married to his wife Sydney. They have a daughter, Denver, and a schnauzer, Thelma Lou. Taylor enjoys yardwork, golf, reading, and quality time with family and friends.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Taylor oversees operations, compliance, and marketing at BF&A. He is essential to business operations and practice management.

Education: Taylor holds his B.S. in Exercise Science from McMurry University.

Background: Taylor joined the financial services industry in 2016. He holds his series 65 license, Chartered Retirement Plan Counselor, and Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist designation. He joined BF&A in 2022.

Boon

Boon

OFFICE GREETER

Our mascot, Boon, is our designated office greeter—a job which requires many nap, stretch, and snack breaks.

Brandon

Brandon Gomez

CLIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE

Family: Brandon was born in Corpus Christi and moved to San Antonio in 1995 where his entire family continues to reside today. He and his family enjoy traveling, reading, camping, hiking, and visiting museums.

Duties & responsibilities at BF&A: Brandon works with client advisors to ensure timely processing of day to day needs and requests. He is responsible for client outreach and serves as a main point of contact for BF&A.

Education: Brandon holds a B.A. in Geography with a Minor in International Studies from The University of Texas at San Antonio, where he graduated Cum Laude.

Background: Brandon has prior experience in oil and gas mapping, education, property tax mapping, and banking. He has been in the financial services industry since 2018. Brandon joined BF&A in 2021.

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