Our Executive Team

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With over 100 years of combined industry experience, our executive team has what it takes to help you reach your goals. Each person has been with CPF Texas at least 10 years and each specializes in different areas of the financial industry. Our team approach means you receive the benefits of our experience and expertise.

MarkS Mark Schupbach, ChFC, CLU

In 1985, Mark founded CPF Texas, a private financial consulting firm in Dallas, Texas. Clients benefit from his more than 34 years of financial experience and expertise. He is especially adept at helping clients draw out their values and prioritizing their objectives with creative problem solving. Mark received his undergraduate degree in Business at Bethany College in Kansas in 1971, received his Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) in 1984 and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) in 1980, both designations from the American College in Pennsylvania. Mark has been involved with bible teaching ministries for the past 18 years including Bible Study Fellowship and in 2003 founded Next Step a 501(c)3 non-profit Bible Study ministry.

Mark has been married to Marty since 1969, and they have three married daughters and six grandchildren. They currently reside in Plano, Texas.


ChrisL2 Chris Lipper, CFP®, CIMA

Chris grew up in Fort Worth. He received a BA in Political Science and an MBA in Finance and Management, both from Baylor University. Chris is married to Kristie and has two children, Joshua and Jessica. He is active with Frisco Young Life and coaches youth soccer and basketball.


TomK2 Tom Knippa, CFP®, CFS

Tom, a native Texan, earned a BBA in Finance from the University of Houston and an MBA in Financial Planning from the University of Dallas. Before joining CPF Texas, Tom was a Bank Examiner with the FDIC and served in the U.S. Navy. He is married to Denise and has two sons, Brady and Grant, both of whom are involved in the Coppell Band program.


IMG_2383-1.jpg Greg Mudd, CAS

Greg's duties include insurance specialist and technology wizard. He has lived in Dallas for 26 years and attended the University of Oklahoma. Greg has worked exclusively in the insurance and investment arena for the last 25 years. He is married to Kristina and has three children, Christopher, Hannah and Allison.


AdamS2 Adam Spence, CFP®

Adam is from Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and Real Estate. Adam joined CPF Texas directly following his graduation. He has recently completed his Certified Financial Planner Designation. Adam is married to Taryn and have two children, Walker B. and Ayla.


MikeB Mike Blackwell, Chief Operating Officer

After receiving a BS in Business Management, Mike served as a pilot in the United States Marine Corps. After his service, he spent the next 12 years in business operations and program management for various government contracting agencies. His family recently returned from a 2 year tour as missionaries working with incarcerated youth in Thailand. Mike is married and has two children.