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Supporting Kansas City and the Midwest region

Our Midwest Market is comprised of 21 branches spread across nine states: Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. In the Midwest, we understand the importance of clients being the center of everything we do at UBS. Clients know that we always put their best interests first. As your financial advocates, we ask the critical questions to learn all about you, your family, priorities and challenges. At the end of the day, we recognize that earning your confidence requires integrity, trust and accessibility.

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Pursuing your goals together

Our mission is to provide quality strategies customized to your needs. Our goal is to be your primary source of financial advice. To this end, we concentrate our efforts on developing long-term relationships through a commitment to quality client service.

  • Mike

    Michael J. Mimick, CIMA®

    Managing Director

    Market Executive

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    Mike Mimick is the Midwest Market Executive of the Client Advisory Group for Wealth Management USA. He is responsible for domestic business within the Midwestern states of Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. He oversees over 500 Financial Advisors and support staff who manage $75 billion in client assets. Focused on providing a full range of solutions to address client needs, Mike’s vision for the Midwest Market is to be the firm of choice for Wealth Management clients and advisors alike in the communities we serve.

    Mike joined UBS in 2005 and has held prior leadership roles with UBS in Colorado, Nevada and Utah. After graduating from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a BS in Finance and Banking, Mike held a variety of leadership roles, including financial advisor, in the financial services industry before joining UBS. He holds the Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) designation through the Investment & Wealth Institute and University of Pennsylvania—The Wharton School.

    Helping his community is an integral part of Mike’s life. He is a past recipient of the UBS Community Involvement award, which focuses on working with UBS’s strategic nonprofit partners to give back to the community. Mike’s own involvement with charitable organizations includes mentoring our service members and veterans through American Corporate Partners and volunteering for Ronald McDonald House, City Union Mission, the Great Plains SPCA and Harvesters Community Food Network.

    Michael and his wife, Dawn, live in Leawood, Kansas, and have two adult children. Mike is an avid golfer, enjoys fitness, is a passionate University of Nebraska Athletics fan and likes American history novels. He and Dawn enjoy traveling to Colorado and Napa Valley together.

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          One Hallbrook Place, Suite 300
          11150 Overbrook Road
          Leawood, KS 66211
          michael.mimick@ubs.com
          Michael J. Mimick, CIMA®
          One Hallbrook Place, Suite 300,Leawood,KS,66211
        • Mark

          Mark Mahon

          Director

          Associate Market Executive

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          Mark is the Midwest Market Associate Market Executive for UBS Wealth Management USA. Mark focuses on supporting market wide initiatives and sales practices while overseeing the Leawood, KS branch. Prior to joining UBS in 2022, Mark spent 12 years at Ivy Investments in various sales leadership roles, including Head of Internal Sales.

          Mark is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and holds FINRA Series 7, 9, 10, 24, 63, 65 licenses. Mark graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Mark and his wife, Haley, live in Shawnee, KS and have two young children, Miller and Dillon. In his spare time, Mark enjoys fitness, planning vacations, and watching the Kansas Jayhawks. His family enjoys hanging out with their two Boston terriers, Wally and Dawson.

                One Hallbrook Place, Suite 300
                11150 Overbrook Road
                Leawood, KS 66211
                mark.mahon@ubs.com
                Mark Mahon
                One Hallbrook Place, Suite 300,Leawood,KS,66211
              • Bri

                Brianna Baker

                Director

                Associate Market Executive

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                Brianna is the Associate Market Executive and Market Business Manager of the Midwest Market for UBS Financial Services Inc. The market consists of 310 Financial Advisors located across nine states: Minnesota, Nebraska, Missouri, Oklahoma, Kansas, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota servicing the wealth management needs of high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients. Brianna has spent her entire career at UBS, starting in the London office in 2012 as the Learning and Development Analyst focused on collaboration between Wealth Management, Investment Bank and Asset Management. Since then, she was the Campus Recruiting and Graduate Training Program Coordinator which involved recruiting junior talent from top universities and assisting them in the career development within UBS Wealth Management. Most recently, Brianna was a Senior Events Specialist for UBS Wealth Management and curating world-class events for our clients, incentive trips for our top financial advisors, and conferences for the firm.


                Brianna received her International M.B.A. from the St. Mary’s University Twickenham in London, UK, and in partnership with Naresuan University in Bangkok, TH. She also graduated from Colorado State University with her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Currently she holds her FINRA Series 7, 9, 10 licenses; NASSA Series 66 license; and Life, Health and Accident Insurance Licenses.


                Brianna grew up in Denver, CO, and currently lives in Minneapolis, MN, with her partner, Eric, and their two dogs, Turbo and Rider. She has also lived in Jersey City, NJ, Bangkok, TH, and London, UK. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, scuba diving, Broadway shows, concerts, and hiking. Brianna has also sky-dived three times, bungee jumped once, and goes whitewater rafting.

                      681 East Lake Street
                      Wayzata, MN 55391
                      brianna.baker@ubs.com
                      Brianna Baker
                      681 East Lake Street,Wayzata,MN,55391
                    • Bruce

                      Bruce Wain

                      Executive Director

                      Market Director

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                      As the Market Director, Bruce is responsible for leading the Financial Advisors and their teams in Minneapolis as well as the Bloomington business. He focuses on partnering with his Advisors and their teams to help them grow their practices, deliver the unparalleled resources of UBS to their clients, and create an outstanding client experience. 

                      Bruce grew up in New Jersey, graduated from the United States Naval Academy and went on to earn his MBA from Pepperdine University. Prior to beginning his career in the financial services industry in 1996, he served on active duty as a Naval Supply Officer for 5 years as well as 3 years in the Naval Reserves.

                      After 10 years as a Financial Advisor, he took on the Regional Development Officer role with the firm in 2005. Bruce and his family moved to Minneapolis in 2007 when he became the Assistant Branch Manager in the UBS Nicollet Mall office. In 2008 he was recruited by Morgan Stanley where he was a key member of the Complex management team for 5 years. After spending a year and a half as the Branch Manager of the Ameriprise office in Edina, MN, Bruce came back to UBS as the Assistant Market Head of the Minnesota – Northern Planes Market. He assumed the role of Complex Director for the Minneapolis-Bloomington Complex in August of 2021.

                       He and his wife, Michiko, live in Plymouth, MN with their teenage son, Alex.

                            80 South 8th Street
                            Suite 2900
                            Minneapolis, MN 55402
                            bruce.wain@ubs.com
                            Bruce Wain
                            80 South 8th Street,Minneapolis,MN,55402
                          • Bob

                            Bob Vasa

                            Executive Director

                            Market Director

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                            With more than 17 years of experience in the financial services industry, Bob joined UBS in 2008. Bob is a director responsible for helping financial advisors to grow their business practices in the Chicago Tower Market. This encompasses transactional and investment linked products across all asset classes as well as hedging and trading through a wealth management approach. In addition, Bob sources partnering opportunities to leverage the firm's capabilities; which deliver institutional products to very sophisticated high-net-worth clients.

                            Bob has been with UBS for over 10 years and is the Branch Manager of the Madison, WI office. He has played a vital role in growing and retaining employee culture across the firm, transforming the Chicago Tower into a leading Market, by coaching his financial advisors, support staff and management team to serve their clients to the best of their abilities. His leadership is critical to sustaining long-term growth and retaining the industries best talent. Bob is well known for his networking and collaborative success by working across the firm to take full advantage of our capabilities, ensuring the world’s largest wealth manager continues to deliver the excellence our client expect. He is working to actively move decision making closer to the client for a successful delivery of WMA's new, more efficient operating model.

                            Bob is involved with the Ravinia Festival as a sustaining member raising funds and increasing awareness for Chicago Public Schools music programs. Bob consistently receives the Global Community Award for his outstanding contributions to society in partnership with UBS Community Affairs and Corporate Social Responsibility Americas. As a globally recognized leader in volunteer efforts, Bob promotes the long-term intention of UBS, to be a responsible corporate citizen. Over the years his efforts have achieved demonstrable, recognized and sustained impact in their communities.

                             

                            • Barron's Hall of Fame, 2019
                              The Barron's rating is awarded annually in June/July based on Barron's ratings received over the prior 10 years.

                                8020 Excelsior Drive
                                Madison, WI 53717
                                bob.vasa@ubs.com
                                Bob Vasa
                                8020 Excelsior Drive,Madison,WI,53717
                              • Mendee

                                Mendee Perry

                                Executive Director

                                Market Director

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                                I was named the Market Director for UBS's Oklahoma offices in 2022 and with more than 23 years of wealth management leadership experience, I serve as an advocate and partner to Financial Advisors and Team Associates to deliver world class wealth management advice and client experience for our clients.

                                In partnering with leaders throughout the firm, I help foster a culture of connectivity between the firm and the Financial Advisors with a primary responsibility to help drive organic growth and add talented individuals to the Oklahoma offices.  My diverse background in the industry helps me navigate all the capabilities of UBS and ensure the advisors and support teams have not only the best but the maximum resources to serve the needs of clients, both through the strength of UBS and the timely responsiveness of the local leadership team to implement solutions and resolve issues.

                                I am an Oklahoma native and support various non-profits having previously founded an animal rescue group as well as serving as the event chair for the Tulsa Walk to End Alzheimer’s.  I have a Senior Professional in Human Resources certification and am Prosci® Change Management certified. 

                                My husband, Brent and I reside in Tulsa, Oklahoma. We enjoy traveling, scuba diving, and attending concerts.  We love scheduling trips around beautiful destinations and great restaurants plus spending time with family and friends.

                                      6120 South Yale Avenue
                                      Suite 1800
                                      Tulsa, OK 74136
                                      mendee.perry@ubs.com
                                      Mendee Perry
                                      6120 South Yale Avenue,Tulsa,OK,74136
                                    • James

                                      James P. Willers, CRPS

                                      Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

                                      Market Director

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                                      James began his career in the financial services industry in 2009 at AXA Advisors. A graduate of Augustana College, James moved to UBS in 2013. With his energetic drive, he brings a unique insurance background, along with wealth management abilities to the firm. James takes great pride in his personal touch and ability to help clients in many aspects of their financial world.

                                      A native of Sioux Falls, James lives in Sioux Falls with his wife Elizabeth, and their two children, son Benjamin, and daughter Avery. James is a devoted father, and loves every moment he can spend outdoors and traveling with his family.

                                      Away from the office, James has been involved with a group of musicians as a singer/songwriter since the age of 12. He, and his fellow musicians, have traveled around the country bringing their music that has resonated with people of all ages. James, an avid golfer, can also be found competing in many tournaments throughout the summer.

                                      James holds FINRA Series 6,7, 63, and 65.

                                      • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2023, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in January, based on information from a 12 month period ending March of the prior year.

                                          6225 South Pinnacle Place
                                          Suite 201
                                          Sioux Falls, SD 57108
                                          james.willers@ubs.com
                                          James P. Willers, CRPS
                                          6225 South Pinnacle Place,Sioux Falls,SD,57108
                                        • Justin

                                          Justin Kappel

                                          Executive Director

                                          Market Director

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                                          Since 2012, Justin has held roles in field leadership at UBS. In 2021, he was named the Complex Director for the St. Paul and Great Plains Complex for UBS. In this role, Justin is responsible for the businesses in St. Paul, MN, St. Cloud, MN, Alexandria, MN, Fargo, ND, Sioux Falls, SD, West Des Moines, IA and Davenport, IA. Justin has also served as the Branch Manager for Wayzata, MN, St. Paul, MN and as the Assistant Complex Director for the Minnesota Complex. Now in his current role as Market Director, Justin oversees the Wayzata, MN, St. Paul, MN, St. Cloud, MN and Fargo, ND offices. 

                                          Prior to 2012, Justin held various roles at UBS and predecessor firms -- ranging from leading home office sales support teams, leading technology and practice management training teams, and serving as regional business analyst. With this wide range of experience over his 25-plus year career, Justin is able to listen to advisors and their teams as they share the vision for their practices. Equally as important, he connects teams to the right people from around the firm in order to bring the best of UBS to clients and advisor practices.

                                          Justin earned his B.S. degree in Mathematics and Economics from North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Stephanie, and two sons. Outside of work, Justin spends much of his summer and fall coaching for the Minneapolis Youth Baseball Association. When not coaching or watching a ball game, he enjoys traveling with his family, running (two-time marathon finisher) and recently began taking guitar lessons.

                                                444 Cedar Street
                                                Suite 2200
                                                St Paul, MN 55101
                                                justin.kappel@ubs.com
                                                Justin Kappel
                                                444 Cedar Street,St Paul,MN,55101
                                              • Steve

                                                Stephen Michael

                                                Executive Director

                                                Market Director

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                                                Steve Michael is the Executive & Market Director of the UBS’ Kansas City & Wichita Offices; responsible for domestic business emanating out of Kansas City & Wichita, overseeing teams of Financial Advisors & Team Associates who manage a combined total of over $7.6 Billion in client assets, focused on leveraging UBS’ competitive advantage, its global posture, perspective & positioning, and its products, services & platforms to deliver a full range of solutions and the very best in Wealth Management for their Clients.

                                                Steve has been with UBS since April of 2021 after having served 32 years in the Army of the United States, retiring as a General Officer. Over the years he has earned a reputation as a growth catalyst & motivator, adept at leading & inspiring collaborative teams, positioning organizations for excellence and peak productivity. Steve believes in developing & investing in people. Throughout his career, he has created trust-based, inter-connected organizations that leverage the talent and abilities of each individual to improve efficiency, accountability & outcomes. Steve holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the United States Military Academy, was the 2012-13 Senior Service College Fellow to Columbia University, and has his Series 7, 66, 9 & 10 registrations.

                                                Steve believes a life lived in service to others is a life well lived. Whether it be serving Soldiers and their families, our communities and our Clients, he is consistently looking for opportunities to give back and forward.

                                                Steve is married to the former Sandra Stanford of Georgetown Guyana. They are proud parents of Vaughn, Shane, Sean and Chanel. Steve enjoys reading, both history and fiction and is a New York Yankee and Giants fan; albeit, with himself and Sandra living in Kansas City, Missouri, they have become Chiefs and Royals fans (as long as they are not playing the Giants or the Yankees). Steve and Sandra enjoy traveling the Midwest, learning about its history and meeting its great people.

                                                      4622 Pennsylvania Ave
                                                      8th Floor
                                                      Kansas City, MO 64112
                                                      stephen.l.michael@ubs.com
                                                      Stephen Michael
                                                      4622 Pennsylvania Ave,Kansas City,MO,64112
                                                    • Tom

                                                      Thomas Zambrano

                                                      Director

                                                      Market Director

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                                                      Tom began his career with Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co. in 1990, and joined Smith Barney Shearson in 1993. He began his manager career in 2004 as a Producing Sales Manager at Smith Barney Shearson. It was during his time as Producing Sales Manager that Tom discovered his passion for management. In 2006 Tom joined UBS as the Branch Manager of the Davenport UBS branch.  In 2017 Tom was promoted to run the Iowa business for UBS.

                                                      A graduate of the University of Iowa with a degree in Finance, Tom has also earned Series 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 63 and 65 securities licenses as well as licenses for life, accident and health insurance and variable annuities. Tom splits his time in West Des Moines, and Davenport.  

                                                      He is a member of Glen Oaks Country Club in West Des Moines.  He has two daughters and one grandchild.  Morgan lives in West Des Moines, and McKenzie lives in Davenport, along with her first child and Tom’s first grandson.  So, whether Tom is working in West Des Moines or Davenport, he always has one of his daughters nearby. Tom is actively involved with the youth of his community and has coached softball, volleyball, and baseball for the last 25 years. He has served on the advisory board for the Davenport YMCA, and is a supporter of Family Resources. He enjoys working out, spending time with his daughters and grandson, and playing golf.

                                                            1075 Jordan Creek Pkwy
                                                            Suite 100
                                                            West Des Moines, IA 50266
                                                            thomas.zambrano@ubs.com
                                                            Thomas Zambrano
                                                            1075 Jordan Creek Pkwy,West Des Moines,IA,50266
                                                          • Gary

                                                            Gary Wideman

                                                            Executive Director

                                                            Market Director

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                                                            Gary is the Executive Director and Market Director of the UBS offices in Clayton and Chesterfield Missouri. Having been in the financial industry for over 38 years, he's held a number of roles starting with being a Financial Advisor for 17, and Management positions thereafter. He knows his Advisors and their priorities, and prides himself in supporting their success in many ways.

                                                            Gary often likens the financial services industry to another of his passions - the sports world. He points to parallels like the highs, the lows, the challenges and mental preparation. He holds the FINRA Series 7, 9, and 10 licenses, and insurance licenses.

                                                            He earned a MBS from Lindenwood University after receiving his undergraduate degree in Business from Central Methodist University in 1977. Gary has also served on the board of a number of St. Louis charities; he was a past President of the Board of Governors at the Missouri Athletic Club, a past member of the University of Missouri - St. Louis International Business Advisory Board, and a former board member of St. Louis AAA Amateur Blues and Hockey Board of Directors.

                                                            Gary lives in St. Louis with his wife Julie, and has three grown children.

                                                                  8027 Forsyth Boulevard
                                                                  10th Floor / Suite 1010
                                                                  Clayton, MO 63105
                                                                  gary.wideman@ubs.com
                                                                  Gary Wideman
                                                                  8027 Forsyth Boulevard,Clayton,MO,63105
                                                                • bryan

                                                                  Bryan Adamson

                                                                  Executive Director

                                                                  Market Director

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                                                                  Bryan leads the state of Nebraska for UBS Wealth Management Americas, where he is responsible for offices in Omaha and Lincoln.  Bryan joined UBS in 2001 as a Financial Advisor and has spent the past decade in various leadership roles including Branch Manager, Complex Director and Market Head. Bryan believes in continuing the Omaha office's legacy of long-tenured management and brings a superior level of stability and continuity to his role.

                                                                  During his time leading the Nebraska offices, Bryan has developed a deep knowledge of the firm, as well as local community. He is known and admired for his ability to connect with people, effectively communicate the WMA strategy and vision, partner both internally and externally to deliver results and build relationships based on integrity, honesty and respect. In his current role, he focuses specifically on business planning, coaching, team development, financial planning and comprehensive wealth management.

                                                                  A graduate of Northwest Missouri State University, Bryan is from Elkhorn, NE, where he currently resides with his wife and 3 children. Outside the office, Bryan enjoys spending time and traveling with his family and has been involved in many community service and charitable organizations including: Junior Achievement, Habitat for Humanity and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Bryan and his family are actively involved with the local JDRF chapter, focused on finding a cure for Type I Diabetes. Bryan is a past board member of the JDRF Heartland Chapter and was a Director of the Nebraska Securities Industry Association (2006-2008).

                                                                        13815 FNB Parkway
                                                                        Suite 300
                                                                        Omaha, NE 68154
                                                                        bryan.adamson@ubs.com
                                                                        Bryan Adamson
                                                                        13815 FNB Parkway,Omaha,NE,68154
                                                                      • theresa

                                                                        Theresa Homan

                                                                        Executive Director

                                                                        Market Administrative Officer

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                                                                          Theresa has been in the financial industry for 39 years. 33 of those years at UBS. She has had the opportunity to work in a branch, Region, Market, Division, and Home Office settings through her tenure. Some of you may remember her as the Heartland Region Admin Officer before we changed the structure to Divisions. Most recently, Theresa represented our Administrative Team as the Central Division Admin Officer and just recently stepped into the new Midwest Market Admin Officer role. She has been married to husband Bob for 35 years and has 3 adult children and 4 grandsons. (Eventually hoping for a girl!) Family is her priority and when there is time, she enjoys getting out to golf and spending weekends with family at their lake house.

                                                                                13815 FNB Parkway
                                                                                Suite 300
                                                                                Omaha, NE 68154
                                                                                theresa.homan@ubs.com
                                                                                Theresa Homan
                                                                                13815 FNB Parkway,Omaha,NE,68154
                                                                              • Amie

                                                                                Amie Nees

                                                                                Director

                                                                                Admin Manager

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                                                                                Amie has been in the wealth management industry since 2004, starting as a Client Associate with Merrill Lynch. After spending 15 years in a client facing capacity, she shifted to a leadership position and now covers the states of Kansas, Missouri, and Wisconsin as Administrative Officer. Amie is passionate about serving in her community and church. As a mom of an Autistic child, she is especially passionate about connecting with other special needs parents and kids. Outside of work, she can usually be found spending time outside with her family, cooking out with neighbors, or finding a new hiking trail to explore.

                                                                                      One Hallbrook Place, Suite 300
                                                                                      11150 Overbrook Road
                                                                                      Leawood, KS 66211
                                                                                      amie.nees@ubs.com
                                                                                      Amie Nees
                                                                                      One Hallbrook Place, Suite 300,Leawood,KS,66211
                                                                                    • Marit

                                                                                      Marit Ripley

                                                                                      Associate Director

                                                                                      Admin Manager

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                                                                                      Marit joined the financial services industry in 2017 and she has been with UBS since 2022. She currently serves as Administrative Manager for the Wayzata, MN, St. Cloud, MN, Alexandria, MN, and Fargo, ND offices. 

                                                                                      Prior to 2017, Marit spent 12 years in leadership roles in the food service and retail industries. Throughout her career, she has enjoyed coaching and developing her teams toward achieving their highest potential, and she continues to pursue that passion with UBS. In addition to her supervisory duties, Marit provides tailored coaching for Wealth Management teams on building efficiencies into their business routines and supporting each individual’s professional development.

                                                                                      Marit earned her B.A. degree in Theater Arts from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. She holds FINRA Series 7, 66, 9 and 10 licenses. In her spare time, Marit enjoys spending time with her husband and children in their garden, hiking in the many regional parks in the Twin Cities, trying new recipes, and finding ever-more-challenging puzzles to complete.

                                                                                            681 East Lake Street
                                                                                            Wayzata, MN 55391
                                                                                            marit.ripley@ubs.com
                                                                                            Marit Ripley
                                                                                            681 East Lake Street,Wayzata,MN,55391
                                                                                          • david

                                                                                            David Miller

                                                                                            Director

                                                                                            Admin Manager

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                                                                                            David began my career in the financial industry in 1983 with R. Rowland and Company. In 1985, he moved to a Communications/Client Services Manager position with RBC Correspondent Services. From 2000 to 2010, he served as Branch Operations Manager at UBS. In 2014, David earned the Certified Financial Planner designation. He has a B.S.B.A. in Finance and Management Information Systems from Southern Illinois University. David currently has 4 grandchildren, Hayden, Jackson, Mavery, and Jameson and another baby girl due this coming May.​

                                                                                                  8027 Forsyth Boulevard
                                                                                                  10th Floor / Suite 1010
                                                                                                  Clayton, MO 63105
                                                                                                  david.miller@ubs.com
                                                                                                  David Miller
                                                                                                  8027 Forsyth Boulevard,Clayton,MO,63105
                                                                                                • heather

                                                                                                  Heather Winslow

                                                                                                  Associate Director

                                                                                                  Admin Manager

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                                                                                                  Heather joined as Administrative Manager of the Tulsa and Oklahoma City, OK offices in May 2022. She brings to the firm over 20 years industry experience. Heather was most recently with Morgan Stanley as a Wealth Management Associate for a Private Wealth Management team serving ultra-high net worth clients. She previously worked at Wells Fargo Advisors as Complex Operations Manager for 13 years. Heather’s well-rounded knowledge of the business in both management and operational service give her a deep understanding of client service excellence and how important a financial advisor’s relationship is with each client. She is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Finance. Heather loves a good challenge and finding a solution for both internal and external clients. She enjoys traveling as much as possible, reading and spending time at the lake with family and friends.​

                                                                                                        4801 Gaillardia Parkway
                                                                                                        Suite 100
                                                                                                        Oklahoma City, OK 73142
                                                                                                        heather.winslow@ubs.com
                                                                                                        Heather Winslow
                                                                                                        4801 Gaillardia Parkway,Oklahoma City,OK,73142
                                                                                                      • jenna

                                                                                                        Jenna Schulz

                                                                                                        Associate Director

                                                                                                        Admin Manager

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                                                                                                        Jenna was born and raised in Lincoln, NE and eventually went on to graduate from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. After college, she ran a business for several years in Lincoln and then eventually moved to Omaha, NE in 2018 where she began her career in finance. Jenna worked with TD Ameritrade for a few years before coming over to UBS in November of 2021 to be the Admin Manager for Lincoln and Omaha! She’s currently still living in Omaha with her dog Ronix. In her free time, she enjoys golfing (when it’s warm enough), spending time with her family and her many nieces and nephews, and relaxing with the pup! ​

                                                                                                              8415 Maddox Drive
                                                                                                              Suite 101
                                                                                                              Lincoln, NE 68520
                                                                                                              jenna.schulz@ubs.com
                                                                                                              Jenna Schulz
                                                                                                              8415 Maddox Drive,Lincoln,NE,68520
                                                                                                            • Sheri

                                                                                                              Sheri Nelson

                                                                                                              Director

                                                                                                              Market Supervisory Officer

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                                                                                                              Sheri started in the business in 1993 at Dean Witter as a Sales Assistant. She then took a position at Piper Jaffray in 1997 as Reg. Sales Assistant, Branch Administrative Supervisory, and Interim Branch Manager in 2006 during the acquisition of Piper Jaffray to UBS. During the acquisition to UBS, she moved to her current role as Market Supervisory Officer. She holds her Series 7, 9/10, 63, 31 and Life/Health Insurance licenses. Sheri received her BS degree in Finance from Winona State University. She is married and lives in Southeast MN, has 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren. Sheri loves spending time outside, riding bike and traveling.​

                                                                                                                    80 South 8th Street
                                                                                                                    Suite 2900
                                                                                                                    Minneapolis, MN 55402
                                                                                                                    sheryl.l.nelson@ubs.com
                                                                                                                    Sheri Nelson
                                                                                                                    80 South 8th Street,Minneapolis,MN,55402
                                                                                                                  • lynn

                                                                                                                    Lynn Allgire

                                                                                                                    Director

                                                                                                                    Supervisory Officer

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                                                                                                                    Lynn began her career at Kidder Peabody in 1983 as a Sales Assistant. She moved to Drexel and then to PaineWebber in 1990. While at PaineWebber/UBS, Lynn has transitioned through several roles: Sales Assistant, Branch Office Administrator, Administrative Manager, Complex Admin Manager and is now the Market Supervisory Officer Associate. Lynn has a double major in Business Administration and Psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with a minor in Spanish. Lynn is married to her husband, Butch for 37 years and has one child. Abby is 34 years old. She has three granddaughters, Eliette, Adelie and Lenna. In her free time, Lynn enjoys spending time with her granddaughters, working out, and reading.

                                                                                                                          8027 Forsyth Boulevard
                                                                                                                          10th Floor / Suite 1010
                                                                                                                          Clayton, MO 63105
                                                                                                                          lynn.allgire@ubs.com
                                                                                                                          Lynn Allgire
                                                                                                                          8027 Forsyth Boulevard,Clayton,MO,63105
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                                                                                                                          Nancy Szymula

                                                                                                                          Director

                                                                                                                          Supervisory Officer

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                                                                                                                          Nancy has been with UBS for 10 years, both as a Supervisory Officer and in Operations Management. She is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago with a BBA in Marketing and has worked in the financial services industry for many years, holding various managerial positions in AML, Compliance Management and Brokerage Operations. Pastimes include gardening, reading, and playing golf.​

                                                                                                                                Home Worker IL
                                                                                                                                Home Worker IL, IL 000
                                                                                                                                nancy.szymula@ubs.com
                                                                                                                                Nancy Szymula
                                                                                                                                Home Worker IL,Home Worker IL,IL,000
                                                                                                                              • richard

                                                                                                                                Richard Paradise

                                                                                                                                Director

                                                                                                                                Supervisory Officer

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                                                                                                                                Richard has been in the financial services industry for over 35 years; 25 of those at Merrill Lynch and 11 with UBS. He has served in many capacities including: risk/compliance, Administrative Manager, and Branch Manager. He has coached both high school and college women’s basketball. Richard spent many years on mission trips building schools and churches in Central and South America. He is currently loving and enjoying his 6 grandchildren. Life is good!​

                                                                                                                                      4622 Pennsylvania Ave
                                                                                                                                      8th Floor
                                                                                                                                      Kansas City, MO 64112
                                                                                                                                      richard.j.paradise@ubs.com
                                                                                                                                      Richard Paradise
                                                                                                                                      4622 Pennsylvania Ave,Kansas City,MO,64112
                                                                                                                                    • Marchelle

                                                                                                                                      Marchele Alexander

                                                                                                                                      Director

                                                                                                                                      Supervisory Officer

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                                                                                                                                      Marchelle joined UBS Financial Services in 2012 and has over 31 years of experience in the financial industry in various client facing roles at leading brokerage firms before going into management roles which focus on areas regarding risk and regulatory compliance.  In 2012 Marchelle joined UBS as Complex Supervisory Officer for the Kansas City Market and currently serves as Supervisory Officer of the Midwest Market where she oversees compliance and regulatory duties primarily for the Kansas City, Missouri, Leawood and Wichita Kansas branches.

                                                                                                                                      She believes that the ultimate UBS experience is having the tools to provide sound financial advice as a result of working in the best interest of the client.  Marchelle graduated from University of Central Missouri former Central Missouri State University with a BS in Business Administration and Personnel Management and has earned the Series 7, 9, 10, 31, 63,  65 securities licenses as well as a Health, Life and Annuity insurance licenses.

                                                                                                                                      In her free time Marchelle enjoys her passion for singing by working in her church’s music ministry. She also loves to spend time relaxing with her family by watching movies, reading a good suspense novel or traveling when time permits.

                                                                                                                                            One Hallbrook Place, Suite 300
                                                                                                                                            11150 Overbrook Road
                                                                                                                                            Leawood, KS 66211
                                                                                                                                            marchelle.alexander@ubs.com
                                                                                                                                            Marchele Alexander
                                                                                                                                            One Hallbrook Place, Suite 300,Leawood,KS,66211
                                                                                                                                          • Joe

                                                                                                                                            Joseph Debrizzi

                                                                                                                                            Director

                                                                                                                                            Supervisory Officer

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                                                                                                                                            Joe has been with UBS for over 23years. Prior to joining the Midwest Market Joe served in various Operations and Supervisory functions in multiple branches in the Field and Home office. He was also awarded the title of Director for his outstanding service to the firm, and holds his Series 3, 7, 9, 10, and 66 securities licenses along with Life and Health Insurance licenses in NY and NJ. Joe currently resides in South Amboy, NJ. In his free time he enjoys traveling, movies, and spending time with his family.

                                                                                                                                             

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                                                                                                                                                  Joseph Debrizzi
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                                                                                                                                                • Jill

                                                                                                                                                  Jill Hollenbeck-Hill

                                                                                                                                                  NMLS #947868

                                                                                                                                                  Senior Wealth Management Banker, UBS Bank USA

                                                                                                                                                  Current role and areas of expertise

                                                                                                                                                  Jill Hollenbeck-Hill joined UBS Bank USA in 2017 and is currently a Senior Wealth Management Banker covering the lower Midwest Market, several states in the South Central Market and the Wealth Advice Center.

                                                                                                                                                  Jill has an extensive background in relationship banking. She is focused on providing Financial Advisors and their clients a variety of cash management resources along with banking solutions that may complement their overall wealth management objectives.

                                                                                                                                                  Professional history

                                                                                                                                                  Jill began her career in financial services in 1990. Prior to joining UBS, she worked for Bank of America for 26 years holding various roles in Retail Banking, Training and Development, Branch Management and Wealth Management which included managing her own book of high net worth clients.  

                                                                                                                                                  Education and personal information

                                                                                                                                                  In Jill’s role as a Senior Wealth Management Banker her NMLS # is 652406. She holds her Series 6, 7 and 63 securities licenses, She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Missouri-Columbia.

                                                                                                                                                  Outside of the office, Jill enjoys attending sporting events and trying out new restaurants.  Jill resides in St. Louis, MO with her husband and three sons.

                                                                                                                                                  Senior Wealth Management Bankers are employees of UBS Bank USA. UBS Bank USA is a subsidiary of UBS Group AG. UBS Bank USA, Member FDIC, NMLS No. 947868. Equal Housing Lender

                                                                                                                                                • Christine Coughlin

                                                                                                                                                  Christine Coughlin

                                                                                                                                                  Digital Specialist

                                                                                                                                                  As the Digital Specialist for the Midwest Market, Christine is responsible for training and education on the Digital tools that help an Advisors business grow. Being a former Client Service Associate and Branch Technology Liaison, her experience with the platforms allows her to know the importance of technology being efficient on both the employee and client side. 

                                                                                                                                                  After graduating from Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD in 2017, she worked at McDowell Financial Group with a focus on Life Insurance, and then joined UBS in 2018. 

                                                                                                                                                  In her spare time you can find her outdoors hiking, running, and adventuring with her husband Dillon, son Theo, and dog Murphy. 

                                                                                                                                                • Stephanie Gifford

                                                                                                                                                  Client Experience Director

                                                                                                                                                  Current role and areas of expertise

                                                                                                                                                  Stephanie joined UBS in 2017 and she is currently the Client Experience Director for the Midwest market.

                                                                                                                                                  As a member of the Client Experience Organization, her mission is to make it easier to do business so our Financial
                                                                                                                                                  Advisors and their teams can spend more time with their clients. She partners closely with Market Leadership teams
                                                                                                                                                  and internal Client Service Center partners while also acting as an intermediary between the field and key stakeholder
                                                                                                                                                  groups to continually refine and optimize service offerings.

                                                                                                                                                  Professional history

                                                                                                                                                  Stephanie began her career in financial services in 2009. Prior to joining the Client Experience Organization at UBS
                                                                                                                                                  WM Americas, she was a Wealth Management Banker for UBS Bank USA focused on providing Financial Advisors and
                                                                                                                                                  their clients a variety of banking and lending options that complement a client's overall wealth management objective
                                                                                                                                                  permitting UBS Financial Services Inc. to offer, as appropriate, both asset and liability management services to their
                                                                                                                                                  clients.

                                                                                                                                                  Prior to UBS, her roles included Private Banker for Wells Fargo and Project Manager for both Securities America and
                                                                                                                                                  Carson Wealth Management Group which were propelled by her multiple positions held at TD Ameritrade.

                                                                                                                                                  Education and personal information


                                                                                                                                                  Stephanie holds a BS in Business Management & Analysis from Bellevue University. She also holds several designations
                                                                                                                                                  and licenses including the FINRA Series 7, 63, and 66 securities licenses.

                                                                                                                                                  Outside of the office, when she's not busy volunteering at her son's school or going to his events, Stephanie enjoys
                                                                                                                                                  traveling, trying new restaurants, and volunteering for multiple non-profits throughout the Omaha metro area.

                                                                                                                                                  Stephanie resides in Omaha, Ne.

                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                • Chris Albanese

                                                                                                                                                  NMLS #947868

                                                                                                                                                  Wealth Management Banker, UBS Bank USA

                                                                                                                                                  Current role and areas of expertise

                                                                                                                                                  Chris Albanese joined UBS Bank USA in 2019 and he is currently a Wealth Management Banker covering the Chicago and Midwest Private Wealth Markets.

                                                                                                                                                  Chris has an extensive background in relationship banking. He is focused on providing Financial Advisors and their clients a variety of banking solutions that may complement their overall wealth management objectives. 

                                                                                                                                                  Professional history

                                                                                                                                                  Chris began his career in financial services in 2011 at JP Morgan Chase. Most recently was a licensed financial center manager at Fifth Third Bank. 

                                                                                                                                                  Education and personal information

                                                                                                                                                  In Chris’ role as a Wealth Management Banker his NMLS # is 443441. He holds his Series 7 and 66 securities licenses. He also holds a Business degree from Monmouth College.

                                                                                                                                                  Outside of the office, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, kids and dogs. Chris enjoys traveling, and the pain of watching his Chicago sports teams.

                                                                                                                                                  Wealth Management Bankers are employees of UBS Bank USA. UBS Bank USA is a subsidiary of UBS Group AG. UBS Bank USA, Member FDIC, NMLS No. 947868. Equal Housing Lender.

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                                                                                                                                                  Tobin Johnson

                                                                                                                                                  NMLS #947868

                                                                                                                                                  Senior Wealth Management Banker, UBS Bank USA

                                                                                                                                                  Current role and areas of expertise

                                                                                                                                                  Tobin joined UBS Bank USA in 2017 and he is currently a Senior Wealth Management Banker covering offices in the Midwest Market.

                                                                                                                                                  Tobin has an extensive background in relationship banking. He is focused on providing Financial Advisors and their clients a variety of cash management resources along with banking solutions that may complement their overall wealth management objectives. 

                                                                                                                                                  Professional history

                                                                                                                                                  Tobin began his career in financial services in 1994. Prior to joining UBS, he held a similar role at Merrill Lynch along with roles at Wells Fargo, Ameriprise and elsewhere.

                                                                                                                                                  Education and personal information

                                                                                                                                                  In Tobin’s role as a Senior Wealth Management Banker his NMLS # is 982743. He holds his Series 7 and 66 securities licenses and CFP®. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from Concordia College.

                                                                                                                                                  Outside of the office, Tobin enjoys spending time with his family as well as playing golf and pickleball.

                                                                                                                                                  Senior Wealth Management Bankers are employees of UBS Bank USA. UBS Bank USA is a subsidiary of UBS Group AG. UBS Bank USA, Member FDIC, NMLS No. 947868. Equal Housing Lender.

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