Meet The Team

Mike Christians
Managing Director
Private Wealth Advisor

Mike Christians is a Founding Partner of Black Knight Wealth Management. Mike brings with him over 20 years in the Financial Services industry working with individuals and companies on successfully meeting their financial goals. Prior to starting his private sector career, Mike served as an Air Defense officer in the US Army for 5 years and then in various positions in the US Army Reserves until his retirement after 28 years of service in 2017.

  Mike was born and raised in Southern Illinois. He is a 1989 graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, where he majored in Aerospace Engineering. Mike later studied Manufacturing Systems Engineering (a hybrid MBA and MS program) at the University of Kentucky. After a brief tour as a Manufacturing Engineer, Mike began helping clients achieve their financial goals in 1996.

  In addition to working with clients on their Financial and Estate planning needs, Mike oversees the Income and Growth Portfolios for BKWM.

   Mike is 52 years old, lives in Frisco, and enjoys spending time with his two children, Cayden and Kennedy.

Rob Holmes
Managing Director
Private Equity Offerings

Rob Holmes is a Founding Partner of Black Knight Wealth Management. Since 1995, Rob has been involved in buying struggling companies, building the management teams, developing and turning around the companies, and ultimately selling them. Before beginning his private sector career, Rob served as an Armor officer in the US Army and was decorated during Operation Desert Storm with the Bronze Star for Valor under enemy fire.

  Rob was born in Arlington, Virginia and grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a 1989 graduate of the US Military Academy at West Point, where he majored in economics and interned at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, a leading policy center in Washington, DC. Shortly after graduation, Rob also studied at the London School of Economics. Rob later earned an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  BKWM’s primary Private Equity Offerings are on businesses that produce yield, such as specialty finance, or industries that have recurring revenues such as energy assets or real estate.

   Rob is 51 years old, lives in Dallas, is a member of Highland Park Presbyterian Church, and is father to two sons, Jackson and Charlie.

Mike Mills
President Mills Wealth Advisors
Mike is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and a retired Air Force Officer. As the managing principal of the Mills Wealth Advisors, Mike leads the investment committee and handles business development. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional, (an advanced certification recognizing a standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning), a Chartered Life Underwriter, CLU®, and a Certified Mutual Fund Specialist, CFS®. In addition to working with business leaders at transitions, Mike has become a thought leader in helping other advisors access the private market premium cost effectively by co-investing alongside of other financial institutions. Mike’s innovative approach to managing and growing wealth is centered around executing strategies that academics have proved. Mike has been in the investment industry for over 16 years. When Mike’s not in the office, you’ll find him actively involved in Southlake and the North Tarrant County community. He currently serves on the board of GRACE, he’s a former board member and current member of Southlake Kiwanis Club; an active Carroll ISD supporter; a coach for his kid’s sports teams, and a contributing member of his church. Mike and his wife Sheri, a Carroll ISD trustee, have three children. They live in Southlake, Texas.
Crystal Langenberg
Administrative Support
Crystal is responsible for many aspects of the client experience. She works directly with clients in all aspects of becoming a client, client support and communication. Crystal works alongside the team of advisors to provide the support necessary for them to focus on the client. She oversees all administrative functions in the office as well as executive assistant duties, including the advisors’ scheduling and calendars. Crystal attended Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches. Crystal and her husband live in Grapevine with their 5 children. She is actively involved in her church and the kids’ school. She and her husband enjoy traveling, scuba diving, local restaurants and sporting events.
Stephen A. Hozie, CPA
Tax Professional
Steve is a seasoned financial executive with a BS in Accounting from Northern Illinois University and over 35 years of business experience. Throughout his career, not only has Steve been very involved in the financial planning, income tax compliance and strategy, investing and risk management of the companies he worked for, but he has provided financial advice to many individuals including business owners, friends and family. Steve is a licensed CPA in both Illinois and Texas and is a member of the AICPA and the Texas Society of CPAs. He is also a member of the Financial Executives International organization. Steve volunteers his time on weekends and evenings during tax season to prepare tax returns for primarily senior citizens through the AARP Tax-Aid program. In addition he serves on the Coppell ISD business advisory council. Steve and his wife Karin are empty nesters with four children and two large extended families scattered around the country which provide lots of fun traveling opportunities. Steve and his wife are avid cyclists participating in numerous events each year and he enjoys golf and playing the guitar.

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