Relationships are everything.

Our experienced, credentialed team works seamlessly as one unit to address your complex and unique needs. We do not offer stereotyped solutions to complex problems – everything we do is customized to work for your benefit and financial peace of mind.

Core Values

  • Trust


  • Respect


  • Integrity


  • family


Our Team


Wayne C. McCullough, CFP®

President of Benchmark Private Wealth Management and veteran of the Wealth Management business, Wayne taps into his vast experience, industry acclaim and relationship-based partnerships with clients to build the Benchmark Private Wealth Management channel. Wayne, a sixth generation Texan, received his BA from the University of Texas and holds his Certified Financial Planning designation, as well as multiple other industry designations. Wayne, his wife and children reside in Dallas, where he serves various non-profit organizations. He is also intimately involved in the Salesmanship Club of Dallas.


Rawles F. Bell, CIMA®

In his role as Associate Director and Client Advisor, Rawles is also a Certified Investment Management Analyst® professional specializing in portfolio management and wealth advisory. A graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Finance and Economics, Rawles began his career as a financial advisor at RBC Wealth Management before moving to Benchmark in 2014. Rawles' business philosophy is that it is a wealth manager’s duty to steward assets, not just manage them, which seamlessly aligns with the overall perspective of the Benchmark family of companies. A native of the Park Cities, Rawles currently resides in Dallas and enjoys golf, fishing, and flying.


Courtney Brewer

Many are familiar with Courtney from her tenure as a Benchmark Bank mortgage advisor. Today, as Client Advisor, Courtney facilitates the comprehensive private wealth client experience with an emphasis on business retirement services. Courtney is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a finance degree from the Rawls College of Business Administration. Courtney brings a proven background of customer-centric service, product knowledge and the ability to assist clients with navigating their financial future by understanding of their short- and long-term goals.


Skylar Ricard

Skylar has joined the team as a Client Advisor after interning with Benchmark Private Wealth Management during a nine-month leadership program, the Uptown Dallas Fellows. In addition to the internship, she participated in theological coursework, mentoring, and community service. Skylar is a native of Greensboro, NC and recent graduate from Wingate University. As a student-athlete at Wingate, Skylar studied finance and played for the university’s volleyball team. Skylar loves playing sports, being by the water, and doing anything adventurous outdoors.

Advisory Council

  • Mike Barnett

    Chairman, Benchmark Bank

  • Michael C. Barnett

    General Partner, Homewood Restaurant, LP

  • James P. Bell, Jr.

    Attorney at Law

  • Larry Delzell

    SVP of Land Acquisition DFW, Britton Homes

  • Jonathan W. Filgo

    CEO, Benchmark Bank

  • Mike Lewis

    Partner, Velocis

  • Charlie Shufeldt

    Managing Director, IOG Capital

  • James W. Traweek, Jr.

    Managing Partner, CPMG, Inc

  • Mac Wesson

    President, IP Risk Specialists