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By understanding what’s most important to you, we can organize your financial life to help make sure your short-term needs don't cloud your long-term goals. We provide a structure so you clearly understand where your money is, and why. The plan we create together can help you stay focused at each stage of life, today, tomorrow and for future generations.

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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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    Dan M. Gallagher, CIMA®, CPWA®

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    For over 30 years Dan has helped a select clientele improve their lives and create legacies that matter. Dan works closely with UBS specialists, money managers, tax advisors and estate attorneys to help clients reach their defined goals and objectives.  Dan began his career at IBM and entered the investment industry in 1986.  He  was associated with Kidder, Peabody & Co. prior to its merger with UBS Financial. 

    Dan is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.  He holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Venture Management.  He received his Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) designation from UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business.  Additionally, Dan is one of approximately 2,400 individuals worldwide who has attained a Certified Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®) designation.

    Dan enjoys skiing, tennis, hiking and occasional pride-destroying golf. Dan and his wife Pamela have been married thirty years and have three married daughters: Megan, Lauren, and Taryn and a grandson: Ryan.

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      • Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, Bachelor degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Venture Management
      • Wealth Advisor
      • Certified Investment Management Analyst®
      888 San Clemente Drive
      Suite 300
      Newport Beach, CA 92660
      dan.gallagher@ubs.com
      Dan M. Gallagher, CIMA®, CPWA®
      888 San Clemente Drive,Newport Beach,CA,92660
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      Philip A. Carpenter, CIMA

      Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

      Financial Advisor

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      Philip has been advising a select group of individuals and business owners for more than 30 years. Philip began his investment career with Kidder, Peabody & Co. and joined UBS following the firms’ merger. He has extensive experience in the capital markets, and in the selection/monitoring of professional investment managers.

      Philip is a native of Newton, Massachusetts, was a Summa Cum Laude graduate in Economics from Tufts University and received an MBA from The Wharton School of Finance. He also received his CIMA (Certified Investment Management Analyst) designation from Wharton. His corporate experience includes positions as a Financial Analyst at Ford Motor Company, and as a Financial Manager and Business Development Manager at Avery International.

      While Philip gives serious consideration to exercise, he is deeply committed to rooting for Boston sports teams.

        • Tufts University , Graduate in Economics
        • Wharton School of Finance, MBA
        • Certified Investment Management Analyst®
        3030 Old Ranch Parkway
        Suite 300
        Seal Beach, CA 90740
        philip.carpenter@ubs.com
        Philip A. Carpenter, CIMA
        3030 Old Ranch Parkway,Seal Beach,CA,90740
      • Andrew Paynter

        Andrew Paynter

        Wealth Strategy Associate

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        Andy is a Wealth Strategy Associate for The Gallagher Group. He primarily assist with the portfolio reporting, research, analysis, and client philanthropy. Andy is Series 7 and Series 66 licensed and is a CFA charterholder.

        Andy attended San Diego State University, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. Prior to joining UBS, Andy was a senior analyst at StepStone Group, a global private markets advisory firm in La Jolla.

        In his free time, Andy enjoys golfing, sailing, traveling and rooting for Los Angeles sports teams.

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          • San Diego State University, Bachelor’s Degree in Finance
          • Chartered Financial Analyst®
          888 San Clemente Drive
          Suite 300
          Newport Beach, CA 92660
          andrew.paynter@ubs.com
          Andrew Paynter
          888 San Clemente Drive,Newport Beach,CA,92660
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          John Henry

          Wealth Strategy Associate

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          John is a Wealth Strategy Associate for The Gallagher Carpenter Group. He primarily assists with financial planning, business development and client service. John is Series 7 and Series 66 licensed and is a CFA level 2 candidate. 

          John attended Azusa Pacific University, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with Magna Cum Laude honors and was a member of their football team. Prior to joining our team, he interned for a UBS wealth management team in Orange County.

           In his down-time, John enjoys participating in crossfit, golfing and rooting for the Los Angeles Chargers.

                3030 Old Ranch Parkway
                Suite 300
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                john.henry@ubs.com
                John Henry
                3030 Old Ranch Parkway,Seal Beach,CA,90740
              • Nikki

                Nicole Kerstner

                Wealth Strategy Associate

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                Nikki is the newest member of the Gallagher Carpenter Group. She plays a critical role in providing client service support and handling the team's administrative operations. Nikki is Series 7 & Series 66 licensed, and has obtained her Certified Divorce Financial Analyst® certification. 

                After earning her Bachelor of Science from California State University, Chico, Nikki began her career at the UBS Wealth Advice Center, and then shortly transitioned as a Client Service Associate with UBS in New York City. Nikki is passionate about assisting clients with their daily needs and providing exceptional service.

                Outside of the office, Nikki enjoys traveling to new locations, spending time with friends and family, and embracing an active lifestyle.

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                  • California State University, Chico, Bachelor of Science
                  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
                  888 San Clemente Drive
                  Suite 300
                  Newport Beach, CA 92660
                  nicole.kerstner@ubs.com
                  Nicole Kerstner
                  888 San Clemente Drive,Newport Beach,CA,92660

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