Jaron has over 18 years of industry experience all with UBS Financial Services. He joined the former UBS PaineWebber as an intern in Century City, CA in 2001. In 2002, he entered the New Financial Advisor Training Program in the Beverly Hills office where he earned the Western Division Most Outstanding Trainee award.
With a passion for helping others, in 2006 Jaron was invited to train New Financial Advisors for UBS in Lincoln Harbor. In 2008 he became the Business Development Coach for the state of Colorado working with high performing teams to grow their business and enhance the client experience. In 2009 Jaron became a Regional Sales Manager for five states based out of Arizona. Drawing on his experience as a Financial Advisor and his diverse background in coaching and training, Jaron became a Branch Manager in 2012 and was named Market Head – West Los Angeles in January 2020.
After graduating from UCLA in 2000 with a degree in Economics, Michael began his career in the industry at PaineWebber working in Operations. He has spent the majority of his 20-year career in the Los Angeles area with UBS Financial Services, teaming with advisors and clients to find innovative solutions for their investment, planning, and service needs. He is well positioned to guide his colleagues toward their goals due to holding leadership roles in Operations, Administration, Supervision, and Sales and is currently the Assistant Market Head for the West LA Market leading a team of 100 professionals. He is involved in the community partnering with The Urban League, The Fulfillment Fund, and The Boys and Girls Club helping young leaders in underserved communities gain access to financial acumen, business and life skills. He enjoys outdoor activities with his family, including soccer, volleyball, hiking, and attending concerts and sporting events.
Associate Market Executive
Susan’s 20-year tenure in the financial services industry is diverse; she spent ten years working solely with International Offshore clients with PaineWebber and later UBS International and Merrill Lynch before becoming an International Financial Advisor at Chase Investments and Oppenheimer & Co. She later returned to UBS, moving to the domestic side of the business, working with retail wealth management and most recently supporting the firm’s technology training and awareness. Susan is dedicated to supporting and developing her team and ensuring they can deliver the best experience to their clients. Outside of the office, Susan enjoys all manner of outdoor activities and going for drives in her classic Buick.
Associate Market Executive
Kevin Janke was born and raised in New Jersey and started his career with Merrill Lynch serving in various leadership positions. In 2017, Kevin joined UBS with the Rockies Market as an Administrative Manager and moved from New Jersey to Colorado. Kevin has over 10 years of experience and holds his Series 7, 66, 9, 10 and CO insurance licenses. Kevin graduated from Rutgers University in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and minor in Economics.
Kevin is married to his wife Tina and they have a dog named Bandit. They enjoy snowboarding, beach life, hiking and travelling.
Market Supervisory Officer
Katrina started in the financial services industry in 2000 as a high school intern with Paine Webber. Through the McDonald Investments acquisition in 2007, she rejoined UBS. She holds her Series 7, 66, 9 and 10 licenses and has held various roles, including registered client service associate, branch administrative manager and market administrative manager before assuming the market supervisory position in 2010. Katrina has two high school daughters active in soccer and basketball, and in her spare time enjoys traveling and listening to live music.
Karen began her career in financial services in 2007. Passionate about helping clients during difficult life transitions such as divorce and recent widowhood Karen holds the Certified Divorce Financial Analyst . A well -rounded professional, Karen has experience as a Financial Advisor, Portfolio Manager, Registered Paraplanner, Senior Registered Client Service Associate, Administrative Manager, and Supervisory Officer and is certified in media and seminar speaking. Karen is detailed, enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and attentive to the needs of others which is evidenced by her focus on coaching and mentoring. Outside of the office, Karen is passionate about volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, Domestic Violence Solutions, and sits on a committee for the End Hunger Games Corporate Challenge at her local food bank. In her free time she enjoys attending concerts and going to the beach to watch her son surf at local competitions. Although her role as a Supervisory Officer is serious, she has an excellent sense of humor and she is not afraid to smile and laugh daily. Her failures include hot yoga, running, giving blood, and telling jokes.
Hanna started her career at UBS in 2011 as a Branch Service Associate in the Westlake Village office. In 2013, she was promoted to the Operations Processing Center in Downtown Los Angeles where she earned the Series 7, 66, 9 and 10 licenses. After three years, she became the Operations Manager at UBS Private Wealth Management, located in Century City. In her current role as the Administrative Manager, she oversees the Team Associates in Encino and Bakersfield and provides additional support to the Financial Advisors. Hanna is an animal-lover and in her free-time enjoys hiking, going to the gym and spending time with her family.
Lisa began her financial services career at Crowell, Weedon & Co in 2009 before moving to Ameriprise Financial Services in 2012 where she held various positions such as Operations Leader, Registered Sales Assistant where she created and managed a paperless office. Moving to UBS in 2016, Lisa is passionate about supporting her teams and ensuring excellent client service. Lisa love dogs- specifically her 16 year old, Spike, and outside of the office she enjoys motorcycle riding, NASCAR and all auto racing.
Associate Market Executive
Julian Sanchez is the Administrative Manager of our Century City office. Julian graduated with a B.S. in Finance from Tarleton State University. Prior to his move to CA, he worked at Charles Schwab in Westlake, TX and led multiple teams in various capacities. Julian believes his mission in life is to serve anyone he comes in contact with and is passionate about delivering the Firm and top-notch service to all of our clients. He is also passionate about giving back to the community and steps in to serve and volunteer any opportunity he gets. Julian is originally from Stephenville, TX- The Cowboy Capital of the World and home to some of the best barbeque in the state. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, archery and pretty much anything in the great outdoors.
Client Associate Senior
Mane Aslanian joined the UBS team in 2018 and is the Digital Specialist for the West Los Angeles Market. She is responsible for supporting the WMA technology platform and its users through education and training of FAs/CSAs on platform and application capabilities. She works closely with the Market Head and management team, Field Development and Productivity organization. Mane began her investment banking career in 2015 when she joined Merrill Lynch as a Registered Client Associate providing dedicated operational and client support for a team of Financial Advisors, as well as actively assisting with a range of administrative and client requests. Mane holds her series 7 & 66 licenses and graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a degree in Psychology.
Executive / Team Assistant
Linda joined the West LA Market in March, 2017 with over 30 years in the financial services industry. She previously held roles at UBS as a Sr. Client Service Associate, Branch Administrator and Executive Team Assistant in the former Southwest Regional Office. Linda strives to provide 5 star, concierge service to all she comes in contact with. A graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, Linda currently resides in Sherman Oaks, CA.