Willie T. Langston

Willie T. Langston is Chairman and a Managing Partner of Avalon Advisors.  Prior to forming Avalon, Willie spent five years in Morgan Stanley’s Private Wealth Management Division, assisting the company in starting its first Private Wealth office in Texas.  From 1985 to 1996, Willie was with Goldman Sachs’ Private Wealth Management Division in Houston.  He began his career at Coopers & Lybrand and obtained his CPA license in 1981.  Willie was the National Finance Chair for the Ted Cruz for President Campaign. The Campaign raised over $92mm, the largest fundraising amount in Republican Primary history.  Currently, he is a board member of Breakaway, a Bible study ministry at Texas A&M, a member of the Mays School of Business Advisory Board at Texas A&M University, and is Chairman of the Deacons, a 1,000+ organization at Second Baptist Church in Houston. He is a former board member of The Star of Hope, the fourth largest homeless shelter in the US, former Chairman of the Board of Houston Christian High School, a former outside investment advisor to the Texas A&M Foundation and former Trustee of the 12th Man Foundation. He is also past President of the Houston Children’s Educational Opportunities Foundation, and a past President of the Houston Chapter of the Stanford Business School Alumni Association.



  • M.B.A., Stanford University (1985)
  • B.A., Texas A&M University (1981), summa cum laude


Willie T. Langston

Managing Partner

Chairman, Avalon Advisors, LLC


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