Experience

That inspires confidence

Julie Fox

Managing Director

Market Executive

Julie is the Market Executive in our Private Wealth Management business. She is responsible for running the Wealth Management and Private Wealth Management businesses in Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and surrounding areas, as well as the Private Wealth Management business across the Mid Atlantic Market.

Previously, she served as National Sales Manager and led our sales effort for both the Field Sales team and the sales organization. She was responsible for the sales strategy and direction of all field-facing resources both internally and externally to ensure consistency across our sales efforts in how we deliver products and solutions to Financial Advisors and clients.

A 20-year veteran of UBS, Julie was instrumental in launching the UBS Global Family Office Group, a unique offering in the industry serving the needs of UHNW clients and their Advisors. Julie spent five years in the field in key branch roles including the Metro Regional Sales Manager. She also has seven years of experience in our Capital Markets group leading an array of teams and businesses. Additionally, Julie served as the management liaison between the FA Advisory Council and home office, and is a former co-chair for the firm's Diversity Network (All Bar None) in the Americas.

Julie led the efforts to start a 100 Women in Finance location in Philadelphia where she is the Co-chair. She also sits on the board of the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation. She was selected to be one of the Makers@ Community Class of 2020 on behalf of UBS. Julie is also a member of the Philadelphia chapter of CEOs Against Cancer.

Julie played collegiate Division I tennis at Lehigh University. She holds her executive M.B.A. from Fordham University. Julie, her husband Stephen, and sons Mason and Logan live in Villanova, Pennsylvania.

Brendan Graham

Executive Director

Market Director

Brendan is responsible for leading Washington, D.C. Wealth Management, and co-leading Private Wealth Management as the Market Director. In this capacity, he brings together the firm's best in class resources, talent, and capabilities to create and sustain success for our clients in the Americas.  Combining the client focus of a boutique firm with the footprint, strength and expertise of the world's only truly global wealth manager, UBS is committed to being the office of choice for high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients and the financial advisors who serve them.

Brendan’s career at UBS began in 2012 in the firm's Graduate Talent Program, and after 2 years of rotating through various areas of the firm, took on his first assignment as a strategist on the Private Wealth Management Leadership Team. Four years later, he began his field management career as an Assistant Market Head, where he served for 2 years before becoming Branch Manager of the Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Hunt Valley, and Charlotte PWM offices. He was appointed Market Director of the Washington D.C. wealth management business in 2023.

Originally from Brooklyn, N.Y., Brendan graduated magna cum laude with honors in business from Tulane University. He holds his Series 7, Series 66, Series 9, Series 10, and Series 3 licenses with FINRA.

Brendan and his wife Elizabeth live in Bethesda, Maryland, and in their spare time enjoy playing tennis, golf, reading, and trying out new restaurants.

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AR
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • ND
  • NE
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VI
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV
  • WY
1501 K Street North West
Suite 1100
Washington, D.C., DC 20005

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Emily Frenzel

Executive Director

Associate Market Executive

Professional History

With over 15 years of experience at UBS, Emily Frenzel brings her energy, creativity and passion for the wealth management business as the Associate Market Executive for the Philadelphia DC Charlotte Wealth Management & Private Wealth Market.  

Emily has held a variety of roles at UBS and started her career in the home office as part of the Graduate Talent Program, a two-year rotational program designed to provide broad exposure to various business areas throughout UBS. In January 2010, she became the Chief of Staff for the Head of the Wealth Management Advisor Group before joining the White Plains Complex as their sales manager in August 2011. In 2014, Emily was named the Assistant Market Head for the Pennsylvania Market before she was promoted to become the Branch Manager of the Newtown, PA office in March 2017 and Complex Director for the Suburban Philadelphia Wealth Management region in January 2021. She transitioned to her current role in January 2023.

Emily is a member of the UBS Leadership Advisory Council, a national field leader advisory council guiding UBS in its aim to be the most client-focused wealth management firm in the Americas. In addition, she is the proud recipient of the 2019 inaugural Field Leadership Meeting Diversity Award and a member of the 2022 Leadership Council.  

Personal

Emily graduated cum laude from Bucknell University, where she was a 4-year starter on the women's golf team.

Emily recently moved to Charlotte, North Carolina where her husband Zach will completing his fellowship in Acute Care Surgery

Registered States:
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • MA
  • MD
  • MI
  • NC
  • NJ
  • NY
  • OH
  • PA
  • RI
  • SC
  • TX
  • VA
6100 Fairview Road
Suite 900
Charlotte, NC 28210

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Amy Bender

Director

Associate Market Executive

Responsibilities

Amy is the Associate Market Executive covering specialty business in the Philadelphia DC Charlotte Market.  She works closely with the Independently Advised Brokerage Business and the Employee Stock Ownership Plan Business handling a variety of both daily and project related responsibilities. Amy uses her prior management experience to seek solutions that benefit the client while also mitigating risk.

Professional History

Since joining UBS in 2007, she has served in various branch leadership positions including Supervision, Operations and Administrative Manager.

Education

Amy received her degree in Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati.

Licenses & Certifications

Amy is FINRA Series 7, 65, 63, 9,10, and 3.  She is also licensed for Health and Life Insurance in the State of Ohio.

Personal

Amy lives with her husband and two children in Cincinnati.  She enjoys going to sporting events and attending concerts.

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AR
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • ND
  • NE
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VI
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV
  • WY
8044 Montgomery Road
The Towers At Kenwood
Cincinnati, OH 45236

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M. Sean Blevins

Director

Market Supervisory Officer

Before joining UBS in 2021, I spent 17 years at Merrill Lynch. The last 10 of those years at Merrill, I was one of the Office Management Team members responsible for the day to day business oversight and supervision performed by registered associates in the Charlotte & Associates Market.

Before Merrill,  I served 12 years in the U. S. Army and VA ARNG. After my first stent in the Army, I graduated from Radford University with a BBA.

I am big Virginia Tech and Dallas Cowboy football fan. I am married to Caresse Blevins, she has a daughter and a son, both of whom are in college. I have a 14 year old son attending Ft. Mill High School. We reside in Ft. Mill where we enjoy outdoor activities like fishing, hunting, hiking, skiing/snowboarding, and camping. I also enjoy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Registered States:
  • AK
  • AL
  • AR
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MS
  • MT
  • NC
  • ND
  • NE
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NV
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • VI
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV
  • WY
6100 Fairview Road
Suite 900
Charlotte, NC 28210

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Jennifer Glenn

Associate Director

Market Administrative Officer

Registered States:
  • PA
101 West Elm Street
Suite 200
Conshohocken, PA 19428

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Sandy Watson

Director

Registered States:
  • PA
1735 Market Street
Mellon Bank Center
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Robyn Wicks

Authorized Officer

Admin Manager

Responsibilities

Robyn Wicks is an Administrate Officer for our market, covering Washington, D.C., Hunt Valley and Charlotte. 

Professional History

Prior to joining the Leadership team, Robyn was the Team Administrator on a UBS PWM team for 6 years. She also spent a year working at a family office in Washington, D.C.

Education

Robyn received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Spanish from Denison University.

Licenses & Certifications

Robyn earned her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™ designation from Georgetown University. She holds the Series 7, Series 66, Series 9 and Series 10 FINRA licenses.

Personal

When not working, Robyn is an avid tennis fan and loves traveling and cooking.  

Registered States:
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • IL
  • KY
  • MA
  • MD
  • MT
  • NJ
  • NY
  • PA
  • SD
  • TN
  • VA
1501 K Street North West
Suite 1100
Washington, D.C., DC 20005

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Steven Pelzer

Director

Branch Operations Manager

Responsibilities

I am the Market Operations Manager for this market. I have a team of two Assistant Operations Managers and four Service Associates. We are responsible for insuring that all industry rules, regulations and requirements are followed for most non-trade related transactions. 

Professional History

I’ve been with UBS since 2006 and have been in this industry since I got my first job out of college working at Alex Brown and Sons, Inc. I have also worked at Morgan Stanley. Most of my time has been spent in various departments within Operations, but I did spend several years working in Stock Loan and a year in Government Trading.

Education

I have a Bachelor of Science degree from Towson University.

Licenses & Certifications

I  have the Series 7, 9, 10 and Series 66 FINRA licenses.

Personal

I live with my wife just north of Baltimore, Maryland. We have three kids and two grandchildren. I enjoy great music (if you need tips, just ask), photography and fantasy sports. I am diehard Liverpool Football Club (Premier League Soccer), Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens fan as well as rooting for the Penguins and Flyers in hockey. I am trying to become a published author, writing suspense and thrillers.

Registered States:
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • MD
  • NC
  • NJ
  • NY
  • PA
  • SC
  • VA
  • WV
Home Worker MD
Home Worker MD, MD 000

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Linda Nelson

Client Associate

1501 K Street North West
Suite 1100
Washington, D.C., DC 20005

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Saxon Kropp

Branch Office Administrator

Branch Office Administrator – Philadelphia DC Charlotte Market

Saxon is the Branch Office Administrator and Technology Liaison for the Philadelphia, DC, Charlotte Market.

Saxon graduated from American University where she received her B.S. in Business, majoring in Business & Entertainment with a specialization in Audio Technology.

Saxon has lived in Tokyo, Japan for most of her life, but has been living in Washington, DC since 2019. She enjoys music, both listening to and recording, and traveling in her free time.

1501 K Street North West
Suite 1100
Washington, D.C., DC 20005

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