A plan for today, tomorrow and generations to come

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Comprehensive wealth management for Deloitte PPMDs

Choosing someone to help manage your financial life is not only an important business decision, but a highly personal one as well. As the global leader in wealth management for successful individuals and families, UBS is well positioned to act as your trusted advisor. 

Our practice was designed to deliver the world-class resources of UBS to you, at an individual level, through a highly customized experience. We are committed to our clients and the people, passions and causes that are dear to them. For those Deloitte PPMDs who value a holistic wealth management approach, our advice extends beyond just a comprehensive review of their overall balance sheet, but also considers all of the goals and circumstances that makes your situation unique. We hope to establish a one-to-one relationship where we can provide guidance on the complexity of your unique situation, with a tailored approach to help you better understand how it all works together in a coordinated fashion.

Advanced planning focuses on your goals

The greater your financial success, the greater your need for customized planning advice. Using our advanced
planning approach, we can help you clarify your priorities and then follow a customized goals-based course of
action for pursuing what matters most to you and your family, and addressing any challenges along the way.
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    John Stanford, CEPA

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    • CA
    • CO
    • CT
    • DE
    • FL
    • GA
    • IL
    • IN
    • KS
    • KY
    • LA
    • MD
    • MI
    • MN
    • MO
    • MS
    • NC
    • NJ
    • NV
    • NY
    • OH
    • OK
    • PA
    • SC
    • TN
    • TX
    • VA
    • VT

    Insight grounded in experience
    John began his career as a financial advisor in 2000 with AG Edwards & Sons. He joined UBS in 2014. As the leader of the UBS Hatteras Wealth Management Group and DWealth-approved team for Deloitte PPMDs, John draws on nearly two decades of experience helping affluent families manage their financial futures. He and the team focus on providing holistic wealth planning advice to a select group of successful families and executives. Together, the team delivers advanced planning and investment management advice that looks beyond their clients’ portfolios to address each area of their financial lives.

    Under John’s leadership, the team has developed a highly tailored process called the Family Wealth Navigator. The process helps them deliver clarity, confidence and structure to their clients’ finances as they pursue their most important goals. The result is a first-class experience that enables clients to benefit from all of the resources of UBS and insights of the team.

    Credentials that build confidence

    • Certified Exit Planning Advisor® (CEPA®)
    • Series 7, 63, and 65 securities licenses

    Outside of UBS
    John has served on the Orlando board of the Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis, and currently serves on the board of the Make an Impact Foundation He is also active with his church, Davidson United Methodist, his daughters’ Y-Guides Indian Princesses tribe and Florida State University Alumni Association. John enjoys golf and spending time with his wife, Cara and their two daughters, Delaney and Sophie.

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          Jack William Butler, CFP

          First Vice President–Wealth Management

          Financial Advisor

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          • CA
          • CO
          • CT
          • DE
          • FL
          • GA
          • IA
          • IL
          • IN
          • KS
          • KY
          • LA
          • MD
          • MI
          • MN
          • MO
          • MS
          • NC
          • NJ
          • NV
          • NY
          • OH
          • OK
          • PA
          • SC
          • TN
          • TX
          • VA

          Insight grounded in experience
          Jack primarily focuses on the team’s business development initiatives and serves as their Financial Goal Analysis specialist, ensuring that every decision is made with his clients’ best interests in mind. In addition to these responsibilities, he assists the team in developing comprehensive financial plans for successful executives, entrepreneurs, and families who seek a higher degree of confidence in their financial future.

          As a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP) designee, helping clients reach their goals is his top priority. Jack knows the right questions to ask about your life, your wealth and your hopes for the future. Together, he’ll help you find the answers you need to pursue those goals.

          Jack’s experience in the personal financial planning areas of insurance, investments, retirement, estate, and fiduciary responsibility further reinforce his team’s ability to make recommendations. They understand the complexities that come with significant wealth, and strive to provide advice tailored to individual circumstances that are expected and unexpected.

          Credentials that build confidence

          • Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®)
          • Series 7 and 66 securities licenses
          • Life, long-term care, accident and health insurance licenses

          Outside of UBS
          Jack and his wife, Jillian, reside in Charlotte with their two children, Eliza and Pierce. They are active in Waypoint Community Church and love spending time with family and friends in the area. Jack in his spare time enjoys running, reading, working out with F3, and is an avid fan of the English Premier League, South Carolina Gamecocks, and Carolina Panthers.

                6100 Fairview Road
                Suite 900
                Charlotte, NC 28210
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                Hannah Thomas

                Client Associate

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                • CA
                • DE
                • FL
                • GA
                • KS
                • KY
                • MD
                • MS
                • NC
                • NY
                • OK
                • SC

                Hannah works with Financial Advisors Jack Butler and John Stanford of the UBS Financial Services Inc. in Charlotte, NC. She supports the ultra-high net worth clients of the team in meeting their investment, estate planning, and philanthropic goals. Hannah brings her talents in client service, communication, and professionalism in pursuit of the team’s goal to provide a world-class client experience.

                Credentials that build confidence

                • Series 7 and 66 securities licenses
                • Life, long-term care, accident and health insurance licenses

                Outside of UBS

                Hannah is originally from Mooresville, North Carolina and now lives in Charlotte. She enjoys exploring restaurants and local businesses in the city, spending time with friends, and traveling.

                      6100 Fairview Road
                      Suite 900
                      Charlotte, NC 28210
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                      Nicci Hodges

                      Client Associate

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                        Nicci supports the team’s ultra-high net worth clients of UBS in the onboarding and new accounts process, cash movement, account transfers, online services, and account maintenance. Nicci is dedicated on building successful client relationships based on excellent customer service and to be a knowledgeable resource for their financial needs.

                        Prior to joining UBS, Nicci was a Senior Relationship Associate with Wells Fargo Asset Management Group. Her career at Wells Fargo Bank spanned 11 years across varied departments such as Business Banking, Commercial Banking, and Commercial Real Estate. Nicci has experience providing financial solutions to the C-Suite of large international firms with businesses geared toward asset management, agriculture, manufacturing, and maritime transport & logistics.   

                        Outside of UBS

                        Originally from the Hampton Roads area in Virginia, Nicci relocated to Charlotte, NC with her husband and 4 children to further her career in Wealth Management. Nicci enjoys reading books about world history, cooking new recipes, watching Formula 1 Racing, and spending time outdoors with her family.

                              6100 Fairview Road
                              Suite 900
                              Charlotte, NC 28210
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                            UBS Advisor Podcasts

                            The Lighthouse

                            Our clients are successful, busy, and often inundated with financial noise. The Lighthouse is a podcast series dedicated to providing beneficial advanced financial planning and wellness insights to the clients and families we serve. Our goal for this show is to simplify the world of wealth management so that you can think more creatively and confidently about the future.

                            Defining your priorities. Pursuing what matters.

                            Our experience and structured planning process drives a comprehensive financial plan and customized investment strategies. Depending on where you are in your life and the priorities that matter most, our planning conversations may focus on liquidity management, your cash flow needs, asset replacement solutions such as insurance, estate planning strategies, or tax and legal structures such as trusts and philanthropic vehicles.

                            A team approach

                            A team approach

                            Wealth, from your point of view

                            Your life, wealth and future

                            Your life, wealth and future

                            Backed by the strength of UBS

                            A global leader in wealth management

                            $2.8 trillion

                            In invested assets globally 
                            As of 06/30/2022

                            51 countries

                            Our global footprint

                            Global leader

                            UBS is a world-leading wealth manager