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We make a real impact in the lives of our clients by guiding them through major life events and helping them preserve and pass on their wealth. Our customized approach focuses on thoughtful financial planning and wealth management that looks beyond your investments and encompasses all aspects of your financial life.

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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.

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    Scott Root, CIMA

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Scott began his career at UBS (formerly PaineWebber) in 1985. Over the years, he has helped his clients manage their wealth through good times and bad. Scott has always stressed asset allocation and total portfolio management, with an emphasis on retirement income planning. Scott earned his bachelor's degree in business from Western Illinois University and earned the CIMA® (Certified Investment Management Analyst) designation from UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business. He holds securities licenses as well as insurance licenses for life and variable annuities.

     

    Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams 2023

    The Forbes rating is compiled by SHOOK Research and awarded annually in January, based on information from a 12-month period ending March of the prior year. Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice.

      • Western Illinois University, Bachelor's Degree in Business
      • Certified Investment Management Analyst®
      • Portfolio Manager
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      Scott Anderson, CFP

      First Vice President–Wealth Management

      Financial Advisor

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      Scott began his career in 1978 at Morgan Stanley and moved to UBS in 2001. His many years of experience have helped him understand the complexities of the markets and the risks associated with nearly every type of investment. Scott uses his knowledge to evaluate and identify the best investments to meet every client goal. Scott has an in-depth understanding of the costs of each investment and makes sure no one is paying more than they need to for any investment or service. Scott has a bachelor's degree in forestry from the University of California Berkley and has earned the CFP® (CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™) designation.

       

      Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams 2023

      The Forbes rating is compiled by SHOOK Research and awarded annually in January, based on information from a 12-month period ending March of the prior year. Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice.

        • University of California Berkley, Bachelor's degree in Forestry
        • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
        400 South El Camino Real
        Suite 900
        San Mateo, CA 94402
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        Steven Cox

        Vice President–Wealth Management

        Financial Advisor

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        Steve began his career with UBS in 2006. He has focused on educating his clients and helping them plan for the future. Steve firmly believes that the greater understanding one has of the investments one owns, the less frustration and fear one will feel as investments react to various market conditions. Steve's greatest joy comes from spending time with his wife, Misty, and their two daughters, Ayanna and Brenna. They live in South Jordan, UT where Steve spends his free time working on projects with his dad and brothers or attending his daughters' athletic events. Steve is known for his optimism and strong work ethic.

         

        Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams 2023

        The Forbes rating is compiled by SHOOK Research and awarded annually in January, based on information from a 12-month period ending March of the prior year. Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice.

          • University of Utah, Bachelor's degree in Business Administration
          • College for Financial Planning, Master's degree in Personal Financial Planning
          • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
          • Portfolio Manager
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          Lisa Rose

          Team Administrator

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          Lisa began her career with UBS in 1994. She coordinates client service activities and manages important administrative operations. She believes in the value of prompt response and solutions to any needs and concerns that clients may have. Lisa brings great experience from her years of service in the financial industry. She holds both Series 7 and Series 66 securities licenses. Lisa is known for her in-depth understanding of operations and compliance regulations and her attention to detail.

           

          Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams 2023

          The Forbes rating is compiled by SHOOK Research and awarded annually in January, based on information from a 12-month period ending March of the prior year. Eligibility is based on quantitative factors and is not necessarily related to the quality of the investment advice.

                400 South El Camino Real
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              It’s never too early to plan ahead. A Legacy strategy can help you gain more control over your financial future and what you leave behind, so you can move forward with confidence.

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