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Mark D. Hoover

Founded in 2000 by Mark Hoover*, The Big Picture Group focusing on helping people get clear, take action, and monitor their results. Mr. Hoover brings his perspective, experience, and dedication to giving individuals and business owners strategies that enhance their financial freedom. With his patented BIG PICTURE solutionTM, he provides clients with custom, holistic plans and the confidence that their financial path will help them pursue their most valued goals and dreams.

Mr. Hoover holds the FINRA Series 6, 63, & 65 security registrations. Having grown up in Dallas, Mr. Hoover graduated from Cistercian Preparatory High School in Irving, Texas, and received his college degree from the University of Mississippi.

Upon returning to Dallas, Mr. Hoover worked for Deloitte in the Tax Department for five years. He then began his career as a commercial real estate appraiser. During his decade in the real estate business, Mr. Hoover held a real estate brokers, real estate appraisal, and property tax license for the State of Texas. During this tenure, he prepared appraisals on over $2 billion in real estate and has served as a subject matter expert in U.S. Federal Court.

Mark has two grown children and lives with his wife, Sherri, in Richardson, Texas. Actively involved in community service, Mark enjoys playing golf, cooking, and going to the theater and the movies.


The BIG PICTURE Group is also affiliated with a nationwide group of financial advisors “Legacy Investment Services, Inc.”.  The membership is comprised of 75 financial advisors who collectively manage over $4 Billion in client assets.  We meet weekly to share best business practices and cutting-edge strategies that we have researched thoroughly.

In addition, if something should happen to Mark Hoover and/or Keith Rowland, you will have recommendations of other financial advisors and web access to the 75 Legacy financial advisors to ensure you continue to receive the attention and service you have become accustomed to.  The successful continuation of your BIG PICTURE plan is a top priority for us.

*Mark D. Hoover is a licensed independent Investment Advisor Representative, with Woodbury Financial Services, Inc. in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Hoover is licensed for securities and insurance in the following States: Arkansas, Arizona, California Ca license # - OH35794, Colorado, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, Nevada, Ohio, Texas, and Wyoming. "The BIG PICTURE group" is a marketing name.