Managing executive wealth

AWIS Investment Group

At times, the complexity of today’s global economy may feel overwhelming. Whether you’re a working professional who is building wealth, a successful executive or business owner contemplating your next act, or the head of a multigenerational family looking to preserve your family’s future—you have questions. You expect clear answers from an advisor with worldwide experience who understands you, your family and your community.


Our highly credentialed team offers the thoughtful perspective and proactive service your family needs to help meet their goals. With a team of advisors spanning decades of experience, we strive, relentlessly, to make sure you feel well taken care of. By putting financial planning at the core of everything we do, we offer the capabilities to help you, your business and your family unlock opportunity, preserve wealth and create continuity.

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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.

  • Ignatius Liu

    Ignatius Liu, CEPA

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Portfolio Manager

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    Iggy is a member of AWIS Investment Group, a team in advising business owners and professional families with a global business and investment perspective throughout various business cycles. With a focus on guiding clients through various business cycles, including venturing into new enterprises, expanding operations, and transitioning into the legacy phase 

    In his role as Portfolio Manager, Iggy plays a pivotal role in overseeing selection of securities, portfolio construction, trading, and monitoring of the clients’ portfolios.

    Having nearly two decades of investment and advisory experience in the banking industry, Iggy joined UBS Wealth Management in 2023. Prior to this, he honed his expertise as a private wealth advisor, an institutional manager, an investment advisor and trader, and a quantitative portfolio manager at a boutique hedge fund. Iggy's background allows him to serve the wealth management needs of individuals, business owners, families, and corporate executives of substantial wealth domestically and internationally.

    Iggy's areas of expertise encompass private business advisories, asset allocation strategies, concentrated stock management, option strategies, corporate cash management, and equity, fixed income, and alternative investments. He is knowledgeable in structuring complex lending solutions for business owners and executives in need of liquidity management.  Certified as an Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA),  Iggy is equipped with the knowledge and insights to navigate complex financial landscapes in business transition and risk management.

    Iggy holds bachelor’s degrees in aerospace engineering and mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin. He furthered his academic pursuits by earning a master’s degree in Statistical Finance from Columbia University in New York.

    Outside of his professional endeavors, Iggy finds joy in spending time with his wife, Wanda, and their three children: Daniel, Joshua, and Esther. 

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        1780 Hughes Landing Blvd, 3 Hughes Landing
        Suite 200
        Woodlands, TX 77380
      • Cathy Lok

        Cathy Lok

        Vice President–Wealth Management

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          Cathy is a member of AWIS Investment Group, a team providing strategic advice to business owners and professional families worldwide, encompassing all stages of the business cycle. With a sharp focus on new ventures, operational expansion, and seamless transition into the legacy phase, Cathy serves as an invaluable guide, accompanying clients on their challenging yet rewarding business journeys.

          In her capacity as Financial Advisor, Cathy assumes a crucial role in overseeing, asset protection, fixed income management, and cash management for client families. Driven by an unwavering commitment to surpassing clients' banking and asset objectives, Cathy's client servicing mindset ensures that client expectations are consistently exceeded.

          With nearly three decades of experience in the banking industry, Cathy embarked on her journey with UBS Wealth Management in 2023, her background, particularly in serving large and complex families, both domestically and internationally, equips her with a comprehensive understanding of the financial needs specific to business owners, professionals, and executive families.

          Cathy holds a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of California – Los Angeles

          Beyond her professional pursuits, Cathy derives immense joy from spending quality time with her two children: Kenny and Nicole. As an inspirational figure, Cathy endeavors to lead a healthy lifestyle, indulging in activities such as biking and enjoying movies. Traveling with her family holds a special place in her heart, as she embraces the opportunity to explore the world's natural wonders and immerse herself in diverse cultures.

                1780 Hughes Landing Blvd, 3 Hughes Landing
                Suite 200
                The Woodlands, TX 77380
              • Sandra Cooper

                Sandra Cooper

                Client Associate

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                  Sandy is a Senior Client Associate of AWIS Investment Group, a team providing strategic advice to business owners and professional families worldwide, catering to all stages of the business cycle. With a strong emphasis on new ventures, operational expansion, and seamless transition into the legacy phase, Sandy serves as an invaluable guide, accompanying clients on their challenging yet rewarding business journeys.

                  In her role as a Senior Client Associate, Sandy assumes a vital position as a relationship and marketing associate for the team. She manages various operational aspects for client families and takes the lead in coordinating market insight events, knowledge sharing sessions, and social gatherings for both clients and prospective families. Sandy's friendly personality and unwavering commitment to exceeding clients' expectations ensure that their experience with the team is nothing short of exceptional.

                  With nearly forty years of experience in the banking industry, Sandy embarked on her journey with UBS Wealth Management in 2023, following a tenure as a private wealth associate, banker associate, and assistant banking manager. Her background in serving diverse range of clientele within the banking sector, along with her solution-oriented and proactive mindset, has consistently garnered praise for her ability to deliver solutions of any scale for our clients.

                  Sandy finds immense joy in cherishing moments with her children and grandchildren. She actively contributes to the community through her involvement with the Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, and her enthusiastic participation in Houston livestock show, Rodeo BBQ cook off, boat races in the Texas bay area. Sandy's passion for traveling is deeply rooted in her desire to explore diverse cultures and experiences. These adventures not only provide a source of personal rejuvenation but also enable her to bring her best self to clients and the team.

                        1780 Hughes Landing Blvd, 3 Hughes Landing
                        Suite 200
                        The Woodlands, TX 77380

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