Robert Coker, MBA
Bob’s diverse background, broad knowledge base, commitment to life-long learning, and emphasis on analysis and problem solving enhances our ability to provide you with superior, personalized service.
Bob carries two securities industry registrations, the Series 7 Broker/Dealer Representative registration and the Series 66 Investment Adviser Representative registration. He is a past Director of the Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce, former member of the Nacogdoches County Economic Development Corporation, recipient of the Verlon D. McKinney Economics and Finance Award, lifetime member of Omicron Delta Kappa, and is a charter member of Golden Key International.
Born in Oklahoma City, Bob moved to Texas in 1971, and came to Nacogdoches in 1983 to open his first business. Before joining Wells Fargo Advisors, Bob attended Stephen F. Austin State University, earning both a Bachelor of Business Administration/Finance degree as well as a Master of Business Administration degree, owned several successful businesses, and enjoyed a career at SFA.
Bob believes that your financial success is best satisfied by taking a holistic approach to your financial needs. It starts by listening to and understanding your goals. Using technology and collaboration with Wells Fargo Advisors team members to develop a plan that suits your unique needs, then providing innovative strategies, managing risk, and discipline.
When Wendy asked why he wanted to join our team, Bob responded, “You are known as a respected wealth management group in Nacogdoches, you’re recognized for hard work, integrity, continuing education, and commitment to clients… I want to be a part of that team!”
Claudette Chandler, AAMS
Senior Registered Client Associate
With over 40 years in the financial industry, Claudette Chandler has seen the fluctuations the market can experience and weathered mergers, regulatory changes and the growth of the industry.
Claudette carries three sales supervisory registrations in addition to the General Securities Representative registration, including the Registered Options Principal registration. Claudette also holds the Professional designation of Accredited Asset Management Specialist. She feels it is important for both the client and financial professional that she stay informed, keeping abreast of trends and changes as they occur. This commitment has earned her firm recognition, and Claudette was chosen as a Premier Client Associate* for 2017/2018.
Outside of work Claudette enjoys spending time with family and friends and attending church functions along with her husband, Fred. Together Fred and Claudette have a passion for gardening, nature and antique cars.
*The Wells Fargo Advisors Premier Client Associate distinction is held by a select group of Registered Client Associates within Wells Fargo Advisors nominated by their management for their consistent display of professionalism, integrity and core leadership values.
Senior Client Associate
Assistant Vice President
In 2008 Brenda joined Wells Fargo Advisors. She handles all aspects of account processing and client services, with a focus on managed accounts and estate processing. With over 18 years of financial services industry experience, Brenda is committed to building and maintaining client relationships through service excellence. Her proactive approach to client service was recognized in 2013 when she received the Wells Fargo Advisors Premier Client Associate distinction*. In 2014 she was named as an Officer and in 2019 she received the title of Assistant Vice President.
Brenda has more than 40 years of corporate business experience, including 17 years of paralegal work. Prior to relocating to East Texas in 2002, she served as Director of Corporate Community Relations at Perot Systems for North America and Europe. She was a member of the Leadership Dallas Class of 1998. She obtained her Advanced Certification in Corporate Community Relations from Boston College, Carroll School of Management in 1998.
She and her husband, Jerry, relocated to Nacogdoches in 2007.
*The Wells Fargo Advisors Premier Client Associate distinction is held by a select group of Client Associates within Wells Fargo Advisors nominated by their management for their consistent display of professionalism, integrity and core leadership values.