Our Team

We are a full-service financial firm committed to helping people pursue their financial goals. We offer a wide range of financial products and services to individuals and business owners. We believe you will be better able to identify your goals and make sound decisions to help reach them by our providing sound financial information.

Please call us if you have any questions about our firm or the range of financial products and services we provide. Our firm has a relationship with a variety of financial services companies to help meet your needs. 


John Gilbert
Financial Advisor
President - Investments

For more than two decades, John has helped clients address their financial concerns and develop sound strategies by focusing on each individual's specific needs. With extensive experience throughout major shifts in the markets, John has dedicated his career to delivering the personalized investment planning services his clients deserve. If we develop a successful working relationship, I can work with you to help achieve your goals.

John is an award recipient of the Five Star Wealth Manager designation for the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The Five Star Wealth Managers are a select group, comprised of less than 4 percent of the wealth managers in the Dallas/Fort Worth regsion. John also has extensive training and experience in technical analysis of the financial markets1. He has successfully managed investment portfolios based on a proven, 100+ year old methodology2

1- Dorsey Wright & Associates Point & Figure Institute

2 - The Game in Wall Street, "Hoyle" 1898

Kathy Armstrong
Client Services/Operations Manager

Kathy has over twenty-five years of experience working in the financial industry. She supports the firm by overseeing the administrative means of client services and striving to uphold the vision of Silver Creek Financial, which is to provide each client with personalized care and excellent customer service. Her professional background adds a wealth of knowledge that brings an extra layer of compliance and operational value to the firm.

Outside of the office, Kathy enjoys spending time with her husband and at various dragstrips, which coincides with her love for race cars. She also spends time working with race teams in Funny Car Chaos and the outlaw Fuel Altered Association.

Nicole Marsh, CFP®
Account Manager - Advisor Marketing & Communications

Nicole works to provide marketing support to our team, including social media help, print and design support, project management and event design. Additionally, she serves as a liaison and expert on available third-party marketing resources.

Previously with GuideStone Financial Resources, Nicole is a CFP® certificant who brings over a decade of experience in the areas of retirement planning, insurance, risk management and high-net worth marketing strategies. She has a bachelor's degree in both marketing and management from Baylor University and completed her financial education for the CFP® at Southern Methodist University. Nicole enjoys being a part of the community and spends time serving with her church on the hosting team and as a life group leader. As a dedicated professional, she takes pride in serving the esteemed clients of Endurance Wealth Partners.


Paul L. Keeton
Vice President, Advisory Solutions

Paul is responsible for supporting the firm through the introduction of new tools, models and other advisory solutions. By focusing on advisory specifically for the independent business owner, he brings a renewed approach towards executing the advisory needs of Endurance Wealth Partners.

Paul is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute with a degree in Civil Engineering. He began his career in finance with Dorsey, Wright & Associates in 1997, ultimately serving as Sr. Vice President. During his tenure Paul led the development of many of the firm's investment solutions, including Guided Models, Exchange Traded Funds, Structured Products, and Managed Accounts strategies such as Tactical Tilt.  Paul has co-authored several books on investing and has taught risk management best practices to financial professionals for more than two decades. Paul and his wife have two kids and reside in Richmond, Virginia.

Wes Shindler
Compliance Officer

Wes is responsible for the compliance aspect of our firm. In his role, he works to provide guidance for best practices by tracking relevant laws and regulations, reviewing our policies and procedures, and most importantly, helping to preserve the integrity of Endurance Wealth Partners. His work is a key component to supporting our firm's core values of care character and competency.

Wes has held several roles in the financial services industry, providing our firm with a huge foundation and expertise in his role. Wes' previous positions included the titles of trader, trading manager, operations manager, and compliance manager. Wes obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Texas and is Series 7, 63, 66, 24 & 55 licensed. When he is not spending time at the office, he enjoys working out and playing in the band for and at his church.