Ms. Roberts graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas Southern University in 1990 with a B.B.A. in Finance. From 1990 to 1996, she worked with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, where she held several positions including Claims Specialist. She also worked as a Paraplanner for American Express Financial Advisors from 1996 to 2000. Ms. Roberts joined Garcia Hamilton & Associates in 2000 as an Equity Trader and has also served as an Investment Analyst. She became a Partner of the firm in 2014. Currently, she focuses on client services and new business development.
Ms. Roberts serves on the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) Board of Directors, a premier organization that assists people of color and women in achieving inclusion in the financial services industry. She was instrumental in launching the Texas Chapter of NASP and presently serves as the chapter’s Treasurer. Additionally, Mrs. Roberts has organized student career summits hosted by GH&A in collaboration with alumni of SEO, a New York-based non-profit that places minority undergraduates in summer internships on Wall Street.