Ted Hughes

Investment Advisor Representative

Ted is a Certified Financial Planner™ and holds two degrees from the University of Oklahoma: an undergraduate degree in Finance and a master’s degree in Business Administration. Ted has more than 25 years of financial experience, primarily in the area of asset management.

He is a member of the Financial Planning Association and is a current member and past President of the Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council. He and his family are members of Christ the King Catholic Parish and he recently served on the Parish Council. Ted previously served on the planned giving committee at Christ the King and the board of the Heartland Rotary Club.

Melinda Warren

Founding Partner
Investment Advisor Representative

Melinda is a Certified Financial Planner™ and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Business Administration. Melinda currently serves on the boards of the Integris Hospice and Hospice Foundation of Oklahoma.

Melinda is a member of the Financial Planning Association and the Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council. She previously served on the boards of the Oklahoma Association of Charitable Gift Planners, Society of Financial Professionals and the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma. She is a past member of the American Council of Gift Annuities. Melinda has previously served on the building committee and is currently serving on the finance committee of her church, Woodland Hills Baptist Church. Melinda previously worked for The Baptist Foundation of Oklahoma for 26 years, primarily in the areas of estate planning and beneficiary services.

Kathy Lee Hatchett

Vice President
Investment Advisor Representative

Kathy has a master’s degree in Family Financial Planning from Oklahoma State University and is a Certified Financial Planner™.  Prior to her joining Hughes Warren, Inc., she worked for 25 years at The Baptist Foundation of Oklahoma, where she served in the charitable estate planning and charitable planned giving area. 

She is a member of the Financial Planning Association and is a designated Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy™. Kathy and her husband David reside in Edmond, Oklahoma and are longtime members at Henderson Hills Baptist Church.

Tori Jones

Director of Marketing & Client Relations

Tori holds a bachelor's degree in Public Relations/Advertising from Oklahoma Christian University and an associate's degree in Journalism from Rose State College. Prior to joining our team, she spent time in marketing, client relations and community outreach for a multitude of industries including banking, oil and gas, and tourism.

Tori is a 2020 NextGen Under 30 award recipient, a member of Public Relations Society of America and American Marketing Association, and is a previous board member for Young Professionals in Energy. She resides in Edmond and attends Life.Church.


Office Security/Greeter

Meet Ginger - our sweet office pup. In addition to hanging with her beloved pet parent Ted, Ginger (or Gigi for short) loves getting attention from other coworkers and taking regular naps. Ginger is *mostly* full-time, but don't worry, we pay her with treats. Make sure to meet Ginger the next time you stop by, she loves friendly humans.