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Scott G. Hackett, CFP®

Scott G. Hackett, CFP®
Mr. Hackett is a certified financial planner, founder and owner of the Hackett Financial Group, LLC, (HFG) an independent fee only Registered Investment Advisory firm. Mr. Hackett is also an independent insurance agent. Over the past several years, Scott has served as the president of the Rotary Club of Wimberley, president of the Wimberley Business & Professional Association ( ), as treasurer and board member for the Wimberley Chamber of Commerce ( ), as a board member for the Wimberley Valley Habitat for Humanity (, Woodcreek Men's Golf Association and the Wimberley Community Tennis Association. Scott attends Cypress Creek Church in Wimberley. 

Scott graduated from the University of Texas, earning a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in finance. Scott completed his graduate coursework in personal financial planning at Saint Edwards University in Austin. Scott is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).

Prior to founding the Hackett Financial Group, LLC, Scott was the director of membership operations and health information technology at the Texas Medical Association in Austin.  Scott is the proud father of three children. Wesley earned his bachelor of science degree in economics from the University of Texas at Austin and is currently working for DELL. Courtney earned her accounting degree at the University of Texas at San Antonio and is currently working for Charles Schwab in Austin, Texas. Cody attended the University of Texas at San Antonio and currently is working with cyber security and technology firms in the Austin area. 
Lisa Shacklett
Client Relations
Lisa joined the Hackett Financial Group LLC in August 2017.  Prior to joining the firm, she founded and managed an independent insurance agency, worked from IBM as an inside software account manager and did software training for Gerber Garment Technology. 
Lisa earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock Texas.  She is the proud mother of two young adult daughters both currently attending college.  Reagan is studying International business studies with minor in Spanish and Arabic at Texas A&M University in College Station and Allie is pursuing a bachelor degree in Science with aspirations of a masters degree in Orthodontics at Texas Tech University
Allen Mecklenburg
Investment Advisor
Allen joined Hackett Financial Group in February 2014 and is currently enrolled in the Certified Financial Planning Educational Program offered at Texas State University.  As an Investment Advisor and a member of our team, he has played a large role in the development and implementation of complex processes and systems associated with investment management and the entire financial planning process.

Allen previously worked as a project manager and consultant for the United States Marine Corps’ Advisor Training Group.  This role consisted of training the Marine Corps’ Foreign Security Force Advisors prior to their Advisor Deployments to various countries throughout the world.  Allen created, implemented, and instructed various training programs focusing on influencing human behavior, establishing rapport, cross-cultural relationship considerations, and advanced advising principles.  

Prior to his consulting position, Allen served in the Marine Corps and had three combat deployments to Iraq as a scout with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion.  Allen earned his bachelor’s of science degree in pre-law studies from Texas State University.

Allen and his wife Courtney have two daughters, Brooke, born in March 2012 and Reagan, born in February 2015.  They all love exercising, the outdoors, and staying active year round.

Amanda McMillan,CFP®
Financial Planner

After graduating from Texas A&M University in 2002 earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism with a minor in Political Science, Amanda worked as a newspaper reporter, writer, and editor.

Amanda continued her education, completing the Certified Financial Planning Educational Program offered at Rice University and achieved her Certified Financial Planner® designation in 2016.

Prior to joining the Hackett Financial Group, Amanda worked as an executive administrative assistant at a financial advisor firm in Austin, as well as a branch office administrator at Edward Jones.

Amanda has two children, daughter Aubrey and son, Samuel. They are involved in their gifted and talented program at school, robotics, karate and baseball. As a family, they love camping, swimming, watching movies, and playing with their Black Mouth Cur puppy, Ellie.

Megan Bruce
Office Manager
Megan earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Texas State University in May of 2015 and soon began working at Down Home Ranch as a weekend resident assistant. In September of 2016, Megan began working at Hackett Financial Group and is currently enrolled in the Certified Financial Planning Educational Program offered at Texas State University. In her free time, Megan enjoys taking her two dogs, Ella and Holly, for walks along the river, travelling with family, and kayaking the many rivers in the surrounding areas.
John Palumbo
John earned his bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in personal financial planning at Texas State University.

John is currently serving as a Paraplanner for the Hackett Financial Group LLC.  In this role John assists the lead financial planner throughout the entire investment management and financial planning process. John has a General Lines insurance license  and is pursuing his securities licenses and registrations.

John's background includes service in the United States Army, 15 years in retail management, preparation of individual and small business tax returns with Jackson Hewitt and serving as the Co-Director for the Wimberley Chamber of Commerce.  John is also a member of the Wimberley Lions Club.
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