Investment Advisor

Justin Simmons has been a licensed Investment Advisor since 2007.  Prior to entering the investment field, Justin earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin in December of 2005.

While in college, he was an All-American pitcher for the Longhorn baseball team and helped lead them to the 2002 National Championship.  Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2004, Justin pitched for the LA Dodgers organization for three seasons before returning to Austin to pursue a career in finance.

Always looking to give back to the community, Justin currently volunteers on a regular basis with RBI Austin, where he has also served on the Board of Directors since 2013.

Justin lives in Austin with his wife Jennifer and enjoys all forms of physical fitness, teaching youth baseball, and hunting.


Beck Capital Management is an SEC-registered investment manager serving high net-worth individuals, family offices, endowments, trusts, corporations and pension plan sponsors. We design custom portfolios that seek each client’s target rate of return, commensurate with the tolerance for volatility. We have a fiduciary duty to our clients and are fee-based.  We are different from other investment management firms in many significant ways. Learn more.

Our predecessor firm was founded in 1997, specializing in investment management and tax planning for high net-worth individuals. Over time, we have grown our capabilities in original research and portfolio management. Our three investment committee professionals have over 75 years of combined finance and investment experience. Our macro-economist holds a PhD from Stanford University and has worked at the President’s Council of Economic Advisors and the Federal Reserve. Learn more

We start with a macro-economic “30,000 foot view” that incorporates industry-sector developments, secular trends, money flows, monetary policies and news events.  We then follow with a rigorous, repeatable, data-based research process designed to uncover the best managed business within their respective industry groups.  Further, we believe that simply avoiding the weakest sectors of the market adds meaningfully to performance. Learn more