MEET THE owners
Prachyl Hammett Financial is a full-service financial advisory firm located in The Woodlands, Texas. Each financial advisor at our firm is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™. We work with individuals, multi-generation families, executives & business owners in helping them to achieve their financial goals. We begin each relationship identifying and prioritizing goals and creating custom strategies. Our mission is to help clients realize the full potential of their assets and achieve what matters most to them, leading their own legacy. We take the time to get to know you beyond your finances. We want to know your dreams and aspirations, your challenges, your plans and your priorities. We strive to understand your goals so we can create a plan to help you achieve what is important to you. We collaborate with you and your other professional advisors to create a customized plan that provides for you. As a trusted advocate, we welcome our fiduciary duty to put your interests first and are committed to providing direction that will make a meaningful difference in your life.
Our process is designed to help deliver a positive experience for investors, taking into consideration all of the pieces of their financial lives. We work closely with other trusted professionals to hep clients pursue goals.
Each advisor at Prachyl Hammett views ourselves as a financial resource helping clients lead a legacy in each financial phase of their life - accumulation, de-cumulation and leaving a legacy to the next generation.
We have thoughtfully and effectively managed assets for our clients since 1996.
LEAD A LEGACY
We place our clients at the center of everything we do. Prachyl Hammett Financial was established with a vision of building deep and genuine client relationships, and a drive to deliver extraordinary service. We understand that your goals and objectives are unique, and we believe in helping you discover and pursue your desired outcomes. Our goal is to be your most trusted financial advisor by sharing our professional knowledge, transparent insight, integrity and personalized investment management service with you. From our insistence on integrity to our culture of sharing, our values come through in everything we do for our clients. We are built for permanence and committed to excellence.
We are a fiduciary to our clients and have a professional duty and responsibility to always act in your best interests, and to put your interests ahead of our own. At Prachyl Hammett, we welcome and embrace this higher standard of care to act in your best interest.
Crystal Prachyl, CFP®, CDFA®, CRPC®, CPFA® is a Managing Partner of Prachyl Hammett Financial. Crystal focuses on comprehensive financial planning for individuals, families and corporate clients. She enjoys working with clients to establish financial goals and providing an objective overview. Client education is a priority of Crystal’s and she works one-on-one with individuals to help each person become an educated consumer of his or her own financial affairs. Crystal’s work includes comprehensive financial planning for clients to determine cash flow needs, forecasting future income needs, tax, retirement, insurance and estate planning, as well as charitable giving. Collaborating with clients, Crystal addresses the broad range of their financial concerns, including retirement, insurance, and estate planning. As an active member in the community, Crystal is involved in The Woodlands United Methodist Church, Women’s Energy Network, Houston A&M Club, and Girl Scouts of America. Crystal received her Bachelor of Science degree at Texas A&M University in 2004. Crystal and her husband Will, a paramedic with the Houston Fire Department, live in The Woodlands with their daughters Rebecca and Hannah. Crystal holds the following designations: CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®, Certified Divorce Financial Advisor, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor and Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor. She has been in the financial services industry since 2007.
Chase Hammett, CFP® is a Managing Partner of Prachyl Hammett Financial. Chase manages the firm’s investment committee and advises individuals and institutions on their investment and wealth advisory needs. He also works with clients to help them determine goals and identify financial risks, creating an allocation strategy for their investments. Chase builds and implements a disciplined, ongoing process to ensure that the complexities inherent to his clients’ wealth are addressed. Chase received his Bachelor of Arts in Finance at Texas State University prior to joining the financial services industry and also served in the Texas Army National Guard. Chase enjoys spending time with family, traveling and volunteering with local Veteran organizations.
Douglas Dobson, CFP® focuses on creating wealth management strategies for entrepreneurs, business executives and retirees. Doug works extensively with client’s legal and tax professionals to carefully devise an optimal wealth management plan for each household. Doug received his BBA in Accounting from Texas A&M University and has been in the financial services industry since 1994. Prior to becoming a financial advisor, Doug served as a Controller in the energy industry. As a Certified Public Accountant®, Doug also taught continuing education to CPAs and attorneys for 8 years. Doug lives on Lake Conroe with his wife, Charlotte and is active in the Houston Sail & Power Squadron, Lake Conroe Sailing Association and Boy Scouts of America.
Micala Patchske is the Vice President of Operations. Micala manages the operations side of the practice, coordinating the processing and tracking of many types of account activity including account opening, maintenance, transfers, daily client requests as well as providing general office support. Micala holds multiple roles with PHF and enjoys the diverse challenges of her roles. Micala is also responsible for overseeing the firm’s wide-ranging marketing and communications initiatives. Micala started her career as an intern at Merrill Lynch through the Texas A&M University Financial Planning program in 2017 and transitioned into a full-time position upon receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business from Texas A&M. Micala and her husband Bryce, who is also an Aggie, reside in the Cypress area. They both enjoy spending time with family, traveling and volunteering in the community.
Our goal is to help you lead a family legacy that lasts for generations to come.