Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch

Preston-Swedlund Group

Global Wealth Management

Suite 700

DALLAS, TX 75240

Phone: (972) 9808614

Directions to Branch


Darrel Preston (972) 386-1320 Senior Financial Advisor Senior Vice President-Wealth Management View Profile
Drew Swedlund (972) 980-8623 Wealth Management Advisor Vice President View Profile
Amanda Rubalcava (972) 980-8614 Reg Senior Client Associate View Profile


The Preston Swedlund Group at Merrill Lynch believes in the goal of delivering the vast resources of one of the world’s most prestigious wealth management firms with all of the intimacy and personal service of a boutique. By taking a more holistic approach to the wealth management process, we aim to assist clients with every aspect of their financial lives.

Our group consists of experienced professionals who take a “hands on” approach to financial guidance. Not only are our team members extremely knowledgeable, but they truly care about helping each client achieve financial stability and independence. We do everything in our power to keep clients focused on where they want to go, advise them on how to get there and continually remind them of the importance of maintaining a disciplined approach to realizing their dreams.

Darrel G. Preston
First Vice President - Wealth Management
Senior Financial Advisor

With 22 years of industry experience, Darrel works with executives, retirees, high net worth individuals and their families providing ongoing personalized guidance to make sure each client is progressing toward their financial goals. Darrel works with each client to set quantifiable goals, and helps prioritize their needs. He and the group then develop and implement a customized strategy using a wide variety of financial instruments. Darrel received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Darrel resides in Dallas with his wife Debbie, son Kent and daughter Shelby, where they attend the Heights Baptist Church.

Drew Swedlund, CFP®
Vice President
Wealth Management Advisor

Drew Swedlund is a graduate of the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He has been working in the financial services industry since 2001 helping clients to create and implement personalized wealth management strategies. He has completed the Certificate Program in Financial Planning at SMU and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant, a designation awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. Drew believes in taking the time to fully understand who each client is and what's most important to them before any recommendations are made.

2014 David Brady Award – Drew is one of 10 Merrill Lynch employees worldwide to receive the coveted 2014 David Brady Award. The award was created in remembrance of a New York based financial advisor killed in the September 11th, 2001 attacks. The award is bestowed upon the Merrill Lynch employee that most fully embodies the principals of excellent client service, leadership, and involvement in their communities.

Drew lives in Flower Mound, TX with his wife Dallas and daughter Mica. Drew has been a mentor through the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program for the last 8 years. His little brother, Reuben, is currently attending Harvard University on a full scholarship.

Amanda Rubalcava
Registered Senior Client Associate

Amanda is a Registered Senior Client Associate who specializes in client service and is the go to person for any type of service request. She has over 25 years experience in the securities industry, 17 of which have been with the Preston Swedlund Group. Amanda provides service to each client by interfacing with them, solving their problems and following through to provide exceptional service. She brings her uncompromising sense of ethics into the office and has built long lasting relationships with clients.

Amanda resides in Desoto, TX with her family. She has 3 sons, 2 grandsons and 1 granddaughter.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM and CFP® in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.

Loading Map...Loading MapQuest

Darrel Preston is registered to do business in:AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WY

Andrew Swedlund is registered to do business in:AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WY

Reporting available on FA.COM Set-Up Tool
26490234 (JCA*******803)