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Former UBS Complex Director Rejoins Firm as a Private Wealth Advisor in California

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2022-- UBS Private Wealth Management announced today that Stephen McCashin has rejoined the firm as a Private Wealth Advisor and Managing Director in the West Coast Private Wealth Management Market.

“Stephen has a deep understanding of the private wealth management industry as well as the UBS business – we are thrilled to welcome him back,” said Lauren Gorsche, Metro LA Market Head at UBS Private Wealth Management. “He brings a unique regional perspective that will be a great asset as we continue to grow our presence on the West Coast.”

Prior to rejoining UBS, Stephen served as a Regional Director at J.P. Morgan Wealth Management, where he oversaw the San Francisco and Seattle offices. Previously, he spent 17 years at UBS in a variety of roles, most recently as Complex Director, Private Wealth Management in San Francisco.

“Providing our high net worth and ultra high net worth clients with the highest level of personalized service and advice continues to be a top priority for us,” said John Mathews, Head of UBS Private Wealth Management. “Stephen’s experience, expertise and familiarity with UBS are tremendous assets and will enable him to make an immediate impact with our clients.”

Stephen brings over 20 years of financial services experience to one of the largest advisor teams at UBSMainsail Wealth Partners. He will apply his deep knowledge of the issues impacting the region’s ultra-high net worth investors to help the team advise senior executives at public and private companies.

The Los Angeles-based team manages a total of $9.4 billion in client assets and has been consistently recognized by Barron’s in its Top 100 Private Wealth Advisory Teams rankings since inception (2019 – 2022). The team includes Private Wealth Advisors Drew Freides, Michael Kanigher, James Hulburd and Steven Westerman, as well as Financial Advisors Brendan Carroll, Melanie Desma, and Kate Freeman.

Stephen obtained an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, as well as a B.S. in Finance from Penn State University.

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