Meet Our Team

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Renato Alarcon

Founder and Principal

Since 2002, Renato has been helping families and business owners to develop and implement customized strategies that address both their financial and estate planning needs.

For the last fifteen years, Renato has worked hard to set himself apart from the big bank model of financial services by establishing a personal relationship with his clients. With the understanding that every individual has unique needs and objectives, Renato takes the time to get to know his client’s circumstances and goals, allowing him to provide tailored strategies that better fit his clients.

Born and raised in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico, of Lebanese heritage, Renato moved to Houston in 1997 to continue his studies and graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2001. He has also served on the board of Amigos por Vida charter school. Renato is a member of NAIFA where he was named Rising Star in 2004. He has earned the lifetime member status with the Million Dollar Round Table trade association.  

Renato enjoys spending time with his wife, Megan and two children, Renato and Julia Rose. He’s an avid soccer player and fan. In his free time, Renato likes to play tennis and indulge his love of food by supporting the local restaurant industry.

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Alejandra Koutros

Director of Operations

Alejandra has been a member of the Alarcon Financial Strategies team since the summer of 2014. She has a passion for helping people and at AFS she has been able to provide the needed attention to our clients. Due to AFS's mission to provide superb customer service, she works hard at creating an efficient and reliable system that gives the work place a relaxed yet professional atmosphere.

Alejandra graduated form the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelors in Arts.

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Faye Cuellar

Office Assistant

Ofelia “Faye” Cuellar has many years of expertise as a certified Executive Assistant. She has supported many executives, and understands the importance of confidentiality. She is also very dependable, honest, easy going and flexible.

During her career, she has been a member of the International Association of Administration Professionals (IAAP) and obtained both the CPS & CAP designations. She is a Past President of the Southwest Houston Chapter and member of the West Houston & Houston Chapters.

She and her husband Gustavo have been married for 21 years and have two dogs and a cockatiel. In her free time Faye is very social and enjoys entertaining, she and her husband are also very active in their church and like to volunteer in the community.