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S. Scott Nelson-Archer*, CLU, ChFC

S. Scott Nelson-Archer, CLU, ChFC, graduated from Sam Houston State University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He then entered into the insurance and financial services field with a local firm in The Woodlands, Texas. In 1995 he started M.D. Financial Services focusing on physician clients. Scott quickly learned that disability insurance for physicians was the centerpiece of their financial needs.

Scott and his team at M.D. Financial Services provide exclusive physician disability insurance contracts with "own occupation/own specialty" contractual definitions. The company and its affiliates have helped more than 10,000 doctors around the country obtain the physicians disability insurance plan that is suitable for their personal needs, the needs of their practices, and the needs of their families.

As a result of outstanding service to its clients and high customer-satisfaction marks, M.D. Financial Services has entered into a number of exclusive marketing agreements with county, state, and even national associations. M.D. Financial Services has been recognized as one of the top producing groups in the nation specializing in disability insurance for doctors.

Scott also is a perennial industry leader in providing coverage through a host of national insurance companies. Scott has earned both his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations.

Scott is married to, Colleen, a native of Buffalo, NY, and they have two children, Leah, age 8, and, Braeden, age 5. The Nelson-Archers enjoy the outdoors, spending a good deal of time in the Colorado Rockies, camping, hiking, four-wheeling, snowmobiling, and skiing.


W. Ryan Poindexter*, CFP, CLU, ChFC

W. Ryan Poindexter, CFP, CLU, ChFC, entered the financial services industry in 1991 and focuses on investment wealth management, retirement plans, and disability insurance. He attended and earned degrees in both finance and accounting from Texas A&M University in 1989. Ryan has obtained his Certified Financial Planner designation (CFP), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designations. In 2005 Ryan joined M.D. Financial Services focusing on financial planning for physicians, with an emphasis on Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Wealth Management and retirement plans.

Ryan and his wife, Melissa, have two sons, Mason and Landon. The Poindexter family resides in Houston, Texas where he enjoys coaching youth sports, baseball and traveling.