Who is Jenny Barnwell?


  • 19 years small business owner
  • 32 plus years of relevant business experience
  • 6 years experience as a self-employed investment broker
  • 7 years experience as a sales and marketing assistant, office manager and support leader to senior investment brokers in finance and marketing
  • Coordinating meetings within various financial departments and regional management
  • Organized hundreds of records and managed filing system containing confidential information


2009 to Present Deputy Probate Clerk for Parker County Clerk, Jeane Brunson

  • Responsible for managing all probate and guardianship files for Parker County
  • Maintain filing system for all old probates for use by land researchers, creditors, and genealogists
  • Prepare files and legal documents for Court docket
  • Accounting responsibilities for court registry for probate and guardianship funds
  • Work with local and out of town attorneys regarding court matters
  • Process all files after Court docket, including legal documents
  • Conduct researches upon request

2003 to 2009 Investment Centers of America, Inc.

  • Self-employed Investment Broker
  • Successfully tested for Series 7 investment license.
  • Assumed business matters and responsibilities of Investment Centers of America, Inc. upon the death of owner, Gary Carroll
  • Met with each client to review and reorganize their portfolio
  • Conducted investment seminars for clients and the general public
  • Attended numerous investment seminars and training classes
  • Built successful bond portfolios for wealthier clients
  • Officed from home in Weatherford and at Liberty Bank in North Richland Hills, Texas
  • Oversaw all compliance regulations including preparation for all detailed audits by Investment Centers of America, Inc. and bank examiners.
  • Developed retirement strategies for clients
  • General office management which included supervising full-time sales/marketing assistants

1996 to 2003 Gary Carroll Investments

  • Senior sales and marketing assistant and office manager
  • Point of contact for Company to provide clients with professional service
  • Primary organizer of the Women and Investing seminar series sponsored by Gary Carroll Investments hosting over 125 participants each year
  • Responsible for layout and design of all marketing material
  • Scheduled and coordinated all meetings with clients and outside speaking engagements
  • Obtained Series 63 investment license
  • Obtained Series 6 investment license
  • Obtained Group One insurance license
  • Maintained all confidential material and filing system for office
  • Managed office employees


  • 1970 graduate of Arlington Heights High School
  • 1973 graduate from TCJC-NE, Applied Science in Child Development
  • 1992-1996- continuing education courses, Texas College of Probate Judges
  • 120 hours real estate courses from Weatherford College
  • 2010-2012 continuing education courses, Texas College of Probate Judges
  • Series 7, 6, 63 and Group One Investment and Health Insurance Licenses
  • Leadership Northeast 2007
  • 13 years of continuing education courses on investments



2007 Northeast Tarrant County Leadership Program
2003 Weatherford Chamber of Commerce, Athena Award
2001 Sales Assistant of the Year, Investment Centers of America, Inc.
2001 Weatherford Chamber of Commerce, Business Staff Person of the Year
2000 Weatherford Chamber of Commerce, Ambassador of the Year
1999 Weatherford Chamber of Commerce, 1st Recipient, Sam Walton Business Leader Award
1999 Weatherford Business and Professional Women’s Organization, President of the Year
1998 Weatherford Business and Professional Women’s Organization, District Director of the Year and Outstanding Club Woman of the Year


  • Former Board of Director Northeast Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Board of Director Weatherford Chamber of Commerce
  • Former Northeast Tarrant Diplomat
  • Former Board Member Girl Scouts of America, Nominating Committee
  • Former Co-Chair, City of Weatherford’s Planning and Zoning Board
  • Former Board Member Pecan Valley Mental Health Mental Retardation
  • Past President Bush Legacy Republican Women