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First-Lockhart offers an investment services program through Ameriprise Financial Institutions Group, a channel of Ameriprise Financial Services. Through on-site financial planning and investment solutions, they partner with us to help you reach your financial goals. Financial Advisor, Monte Van Stavern at is available to speak with you about your financial goals.

Why Work With A Financial Advisor? 

You work hard for what you earn — and want to do all you can to make sure you save and invest wisely. A financial advisor can help you achieve your short- and long-term financial goals, whether you have one or many, as well as plan and prepare for unexpected events that might arise. Through an ongoing, collaborative relationship with an advisor, plus secure anytime–access to your accounts online, you can track your progress toward your goals anytime and receive timely advice when you need it.

A Comprehensive Approach 

We care about what matters most to you. That’s why we’ve established a relationship with Monte Van Stavern, who dedicates his practice to helping you achieve your financial goals. Together, you and your advisor will evaluate your financial life to see how it all fits. From there, your advisor will work with you to address key needs, consider tax strategies and find ways to help fill any gaps that could keep you from achieving the lifestyle you want. Through personalized financial advice, your advisor will help you prioritize what’s important today, while planning for a confident financial future.

Solutions and Advice Aligned to Your Goals

The Ameriprise Financial Institutions Group program allows us to align with the expertise and resources of Ameriprise Financial. You will have access to wide-ranging advice — from point-in-time investment recommendations and asset allocation strategies, to a comprehensive financial planning approach that covers key aspects of your financial life — to help you meet your goals. And, your advisor can provide access to a broad array of solutions to meet your specific needs, including investments, insurance and annuities, personal trust services, cash and cards.

About Ameriprise Financial 

For more than 120 years, Ameriprise has remained true to its vision of putting its clients' interests first. Ameriprise is passionate about helping clients live the full and rich life they’ve earned, today, tomorrow and in the future. Ameriprise has helped millions of people invest billions of dollars for what's important to them. Today, Ameriprise is a leading global financial institution, with more than $875 billion in assets under management and administration.1   View the Ameriprise FINRA BrokerCheck listing.

Products and Services Available Through Ameriprise 

  • Financial planning
  • Retirement planning
  • Investments
  • Funding education expenses
  • Insurance and annuities
  • Estate planning strategies
  • Retirement income strategies
  • Tax planning strategies 


Meet the Ameriprise Financial Consultant!

Monte C. Van Stavern, Financial Consultant

Since 1976, Monte Van Stavern has attended to the diverse financial needs of a discerning client base. He aims to ensure each client feels secure in knowing that he’s prescribed the proper financial advice and products to suit their personal objectives.

After conducting a thorough financial assessment, Monte develops financial strategies that align with each clients’ needs and goals. These services include: brokerage accounts; college, estate, investment and retirement plans; life, disability and long-term care insurance; and fixed and variable annuities.

Monte holds FINRA Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), 22 (Direct Participation Programs Representative Examination), and 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination) licenses and he is a registered Investment Advisor Representative. A significant segment of his client base includes faculty at the University of Texas and the four academic institutions within The University of Texas System. This experience helps him deliver educated and relevant guidance in line with the unique financial and retirement planning needs of individuals affiliated with higher education institutions.

Beginning in 1976, Monte conducted numerous informative retirement and financial planning seminars nationwide. He further commits several hours each weekend to philanthropic endeavors. Monte has been happily married since 1971. He and his wife are the proud parents of two sons and the proud grandparents of five children, each of which reside in the greater San Antonio region.


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Not Federally Insured | No Financial Institution Guarantee | May Lose Value

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Monte Van Stavern

Monte C. Van Stavern

Financial Consultant

Located at 319 W. Slaughter Lane, Austin, TX 78748

Office: 512.328.7757

Fax: 866.205.0438

Email: monte.vanstavern@ampf.com