Ted Hughes

Co-President
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

Co-President
Investment Advisor Representative

Melinda is a Certified Financial Planner™ and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Business Administration. She holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary™ professional designation. AIF® designees have received comprehensive instruction that represents a thorough knowledge of investment fiduciary standards of care. Melinda currently serves on the board of the Oklahoma Association of Charitable Gift Planners, Integris Hospice and Hospice Foundation of Oklahoma.

Melinda is a member of the Financial Planning Association, the Oklahoma City Estate Planning Council and the National Association of Gift Planners. She previously served on the boards of the 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 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.

Kelley Hooper

Director of Client Relations

Kelley graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2013 and holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication with focused coursework in Organizational Communication and Nonprofit Communication. Prior to joining our team, she spent time in the oil & gas industry in administrative roles within IT and Environmental divisions.

Kelley and her husband Clayton reside in Oklahoma City and are members at Christ the King Catholic Church. She serves as a coach for the Clancy Club middle school cross country team and serves on the Alumni Board for Bishop McGuiness Catholic High School.

Tori Jones

Assistant Director of 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.

Ginger

Office Dog

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.