About Our Firm

Here’s our story. We look forward to hearing yours.

Oakmont Advisory Group’s sole focus is YOU.

We’re committed to helping you achieve the retirement you deserve. We do this by guiding you toward developing an overall retirement income strategy and offering a variety of insurance and investment products to help achieve the objectives of that strategy. We have an expert team of professionals to ensure you receive all the assistance you need not only in developing your retirement income strategy, but in maintaining it throughout retirement.

Ralph Hicks

Investment Advisor Representative

Bridgewater College
Bachelor’s degree in business administration

Since moving from Virginia to New Mexico, Ralph has helped individuals and families with their retirement planning, estate planning, insurance and investment needs for more than 40 years. Ralph prides himself on his communication skills, which have helped him to become a successful financial educator. He knows there’s no magic formula to investing, but believes that through consistency, diligence and education, you can build a foundation for a successful retirement. This approach, along with strong convictions about faith and integrity, has helped Ralph become a knowledgeable advisor, friend and respected authority on retirement planning.

David Hicks

Investment Advisor Representative

Abilene Christian University
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, emphasis in marketing and management

David grew up in Albuquerque and graduated from La Cueva High School in 1998. From a young age, he knew he would eventually like to follow in his father’s footsteps and help his community. David seeks to help families and individuals find added peace of mind through financial security. He finds that the most rewarding part of his work is the positive change he sees in people’s lives. David joined his father at Oakmont Advisory after moving back from Texas to Albuquerque in 2009. David and his wife are proud parents of three beautiful girls and enjoy watching them grow into extraordinary young women.

Ryan Gilmore

Investment Advisor Representative

The University of New Mexico
Bachelor of Arts in political science

Ryan is an Albuquerque native and a proud University of New Mexico alumnus. As a former public school educator and coach, he harnesses a desire to support and serve the community. His work at Oakmont allows him to educate, while providing others with support and guidance throughout their retirement journey. Ryan is a true family man who enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children.

Michael Hicks

Insurance Professional

Abilene Christian University
Bachelor’s degree in business administration

Prior to spending his college years at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, where he earned his degree in business management, Michael grew up in Albuquerque. After graduating, he moved to Denver, Colorado, where he spent three years working in sales and as an engineering recruiter, as well as spending a ski season in Vail, Colorado. Michael joined Oakmont Advisory Group in December 2014 and is the younger of the two boys. Outside of the office, you would most likely find him trail running in the Sandias, cheering on his nieces at their swim meets, or playing piano around town as part of the local nightlife.

Meridyth Poe

Operations Director

Radford University
Bachelor of Science in parks, recreation and leisure studies

Meridyth is a proud Air Force wife. Born and raised in Southside Virginia, she grew up spending most of her time on Lake Gaston with her family and friends. She has a bachelor’s degree in parks, recreation and leisure studies from Radford University. Meridyth enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, shopping, and going to concerts. She truly enjoys all of the wonderful clients that she’s had the privilege of meeting during her time at Oakmont.

Emily Brick

Marketing Director

Iowa State University
Bachelor of Arts in English

Emily was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After earning her bachelor’s degree, she spent two years as a language arts teacher at a high school in Dayton, Ohio. She recently moved to Albuquerque with her husband, who serves in the U.S. Air Force. Emily enjoys reading, photography and spending time outdoors.


Schedule a Meeting

To schedule a time to discuss your financial future and the possible role of investments and insurance in your financial strategy, contact us at info@oakmontadvisory.com or call us at 505-821-6966 today!