Kirk Cherry, Director of Sales
One of the few who can say that he is actually "from here", Kirk is a native of Argyle, Texas. He graduated from UNT and moved to Florida where he met his wife, Allison. After they married, they returned to Denton county and settled in Corinth, Texas, where they are raising 3 beautiful children, Corey, Bailey, and Tristan.
Kirk joined Mike and Centaurus Financial in September of 2000. Because of his background in restaurant management, he brings tremendous experience in customer service and organization to the firm. Kirk is responsible for helping to teach the Modern Retirement Planning workshops and is especially knowledgeable in Social Security, Long Term Care, Life Insurance, and TRS. A fully licensed registered representative, Kirk is responsible for making sure that quarterly reviews with clients, whether as a phone call or as an office visit, goes smoothly. He is available to clients anytime to answer questions or process paperwork for specific programs.
To satisfy his passion for kids , Kirk is known as Mr. Kirk at Cross Timbers Community Church, where he is a youth leader for the 1st - 3rd graders and the 6th - 12th graders. His desire to make a purposeful difference in people's lives motivates Kirk to be the best he can be.
Brenda Wooldridge, Operations Assistant
In 2007, Brenda joined the Centaurus team as an Operations Assistant. She provides organizational support by overseeing workshops, processing new account paperwork, and appointment preparations. Brenda is responsible for making sure the client’s experience is as smooth and pleasant as possible.She graduated from the University of North Texas in 2008 with a Business Degree and a Minor in Spanish. One of her favorite hobbies is baking and decorating cakes for special events. She lives in Corinth, is a member of The Village Church and loves spending time with her family and friends.
Diane Morrison, Office Administrator
Growing up in El Paso, Diane was influenced by its multi-culturalism. After graduating from Texas Christian University with a degree in Interior Design and Architecture with a minor in business, she returned to operate her own contruction firm that designed, built and remodelled homes for 16 years. Her ability to speak fluent Spanish was very helpful.
Always an artist, Diane is an accomplished muralist and developed her own style of copper enameling, which she has sold in the Dallas World Trade Center, displayed in galleries and artshows across the US.
In 1999, Diane moved with her children, Melissa and Michael, to Highland Village, Texas. When Michael became involved in the theatre program at Marcus High School, Diane agreed to help with sets for the productions. As a result, she took all of her artistic talents and construction skills and became a free lance set designer for live theatres across the Metroplex.
When Diane married Mike in 2005, she agreed to put her paint brush down and work with him to manage their growing business. She works in the office, maintaining the books, corespondence, workshops, and coordinating special events for clients. She and Mike belong to the Highland Village Rotary, Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Flower Mound, Highland Village Business Association, and Better Business Bureau. They attend Cross Timbers Community Church with their family in Argyle, Texas
Diane still designs theatre sets from time to time, does faux painting and murals, and recently finished out the offices at the District of Highland Village. She would be happy to share her techniques with anyone who would like to try something a little different.