Experience

Makes all the difference

With a specific focus on holistic wealth planning, Hatteras Wealth Management Group works with a select group of corporate executives, entrepreneurs and their families. Having developed a highly tailored process called the Family Wealth Navigator, the team aims to deliver clarity, confidence and structure to their clients in order to make a profound impact on their lifestyle, passions and family. The result is a first class experience that allows clients to fully leverage the resources of UBS and the entire team.

John Stanford, CEPA

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Wealth Advisor

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 Hatteras Wealth Management Group, 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, entrepreneurs 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, Hatteras Wealth Management Group 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 Private Wealth Advisor® (CPWA®), University of Chicago Booth School of Business (tax strategies, trust and charitable planning for closely held business owners, professionals and senior corporate executives)
  • 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.

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

Recognized as an industry leader:

  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2024The 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. For more information on third party rating methodologies, please visit ubs.com/us/en/designation-disclosures

Education

  • Florida State University, B.S.

Credentials

  • Wealth Advisor
  • Certified Exit Planning Advisor

Our advice is comprehensive. We help diverse clients in a broad range of areas, including:

Asset allocation
Financial planning
Investing
Estate planning strategies
Lending services
6100 Fairview Road
Suite 900
Charlotte, NC 28210

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Jack William Butler, CFP

First Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

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.

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

Recognized as an industry leader:

  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2024The 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. For more information on third party rating methodologies, please visit ubs.com/us/en/designation-disclosures

Education

  • University of South Carolina, B.S. Finance

Credentials

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™

Our advice is comprehensive. We help diverse clients in a broad range of areas, including:

Asset allocation
Financial planning
Investing
Estate planning strategies
Lending services
6100 Fairview Road
Suite 900
Charlotte, NC 28210

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Hannah Thomas

Client Associate

Hannah works with Financial Advisors Jack Butler and John Stanford of the Hatteras Wealth Management Group at UBS in Charlotte, NC. She supports ultra-high net worth clients of UBS in helping them meet 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, traveling to visit friends, involvement in her book club, and attending University of South Carolina football games in Columbia, SC.

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

Education

  • University of South Carolina, B.S. Finance
6100 Fairview Road
Suite 900
Charlotte, NC 28210

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Abbie Rossi

Client Associate

Abbie is dedicated to helping our clients with the onboarding process and client experience. Abbie is devoted to our clients in making sure their experience with our team is seamless and enjoyable. Abbie is committed to continuously expanding professional horizons. Abbie embodies a well-rounded approach to both work and personal interests.

Outside of UBS

Abbie is originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and resides in Charlotte with her husband, Jason. Outside of work, Abbie cherishes quality time with family and enjoys exploring new destinations through travel.

6100 Fairview Road
Suite 900
Charlotte, NC 28210

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