Our Leadership Team


Tommy Oliphint

Tommy Oliphint, Founder of One Advocate Group has focused his career on creating revolutionary processes in the planning environment that equip families and businesses to make conscious decisions.

In 1990 Tommy formed One Advocate Group after a successful career at Mass Mutual Financial Group. A teacher at heart and former educator, One Advocate Group was created out of a passion to change the traditional way planning had been done, specializing in collaborative financial planning solutions.

A Baylor University Bear, Tommy received a baseball scholarship, lettering for three years and completing his undergraduate degree. Upon graduation he was drafted to play baseball for the Cincinnati Reds.


Sara A. Neel, MBA

Industry leader, Sara Neel joined One Advocate Group in 2012. She currently serves as CEO and President, driving value to the firm through her servant leadership style. Additionally, she is devoted to continually enhancing the client experience and relationship.

With over 15 years working in diverse trades, Sara has developed the unique perspective and insight to work with families and organizations of all sizes in varied industries.

Sara holds her MBA from Grand Canyon University, and is currently working towards her Doctorate. She donates her time to countless philanthropic causes, most recently serving on the Board of Trustees at The Children’s Shelter.

Chief Operating Officer

Christopher J. Escobedo

Chris Escobedo serves as Chief Operating Officer, bringing a passion for efficient state-of-the-art systems that continually keep the firm on the cutting edge and propel it into the future.

With over 20 years of experience working nationally and internationally in leadership roles, Chris has specialized in Information Technology, Human Resources and Network Operations, implementing enterprise solutions.

He has been an active volunteer with Junior Achievement, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner and a St. Anthony Catholic School Board member.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.