Alan Maples utilizes his extensive and varied educational, work, and life experiences to benefit his clients with a holistic approach to wealth management. Before joining Per Stirling, he worked at a Registered Investment Advisor firm where he was Chief Compliance Officer and served the needs of hundreds of clients and managed over $90 million of their assets. That volume, however, did not allow Alan to focus on the needs of this clients in the manner he wanted to. Looking for an environment that was not merely transactional, that treated clients as friends, and that fostered a true ongoing advisor relationship, led Alan to join the Per Stirling team.
Alan’s educational journey began at Fort Worth All Saints’ Episcopal School, then to Arlington Heights High School, and then to Texas A&M University where he was a member of the Corps of Cadets and graduated in 1985 with a degree in Business. Continuing his education, Alan pursued a Master’s degree at Texas A&M and graduated in 1986 with a Master of Agriculture degree in Land Economics and Real Estate. After graduation from A&M, Alan worked in banking, finance, and real estate. He completed his college education at Baylor University School of Law and earned his Juris Doctor in 1994, concentrating his studies in Estate Planning and Probate.
After Law School, Alan began work as a Law Clerk for a Federal Judge, and then as a trial attorney in a law firm, before founding his own Law Firm focusing on the areas of Estate Planning and Probate. Alan is a Certified Mediator and a member of the State Bar of Texas, Tarrant County Bar Association, Tarrant County Probate Bar Association, and Fort Worth Business and Estate Council. He has been recognized numerous years as one of the Top Attorneys in Ft. Worth by Fort Worth Magazine and 360 West Magazine.
Alan enjoys volunteering for Mayfest, Trinity Habitat for Humanity, and the Fort Worth Invitational Professional Golf Tournament at Colonial. He has been a member and President of the Boards of Directors of the Fort Worth/Tarrant County A&M Club, Ft. Worth YMCA Camp Carter, All Saints’ Alumni Association, and the Arlington Heights HS Football Booster Club.
He and Alisa, his wife of over 30 years, live in Fort Worth. They have two sons; the eldest a recent A&M graduate in Finance currently training to be an Air Force pilot and his younger brother who is a Junior at A&M studying Agricultural Economics.
In their free time, Alan and Alisa enjoy spending time outdoors at their family ranch in the Hill Country, and travel, often to visit their children, snow ski or scuba dive.