Experience

Makes all the difference

Jeffrey Brecht

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Financial Advisor

Jeffrey Brecht joined UBS as a Financial Advisor in 2022. He provides a boutique experience with professional knowledge in multigenerational family wealth management, retirement benefits consulting, and personalized wealth management strategies. Through attention to detail, thoughtful listening, and a client centered approach, Jeffrey strives to provide world class advice and guidance around what matters most – you and your family.

Jeffrey is a qualified Portfolio Manager who, in addition to providing traditional advice and guidance, can help clients pursue their objectives by building and managing his own personalized or defined strategies, which may incorporate individual stocks and bonds, UBS model portfolios, and third-party investment strategies. 

Jeffrey received a B.A. in Psychology from Luther College (Decorah, IA). He is active in his community serving as Chairman of the ”Solving Addiction on the Green” golf event for the benefit of Face it Together. He is also a board member at Face it Together.

Jeffrey holds the Series 7, Series 66 FINRA registrations, and Life, Annuity and Health Insurance licenses.

Registered States:
  • AL
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • DC
  • FL
  • GA
  • IA
  • IL
  • IN
  • MD
  • MI
  • MN
  • MT
  • NE
  • NJ
  • NY
  • OR
  • PA
  • SC
  • SD
  • TX
  • VA
  • WA
  • WI

Education

  • Luther College
6225 South Pinnacle Place
Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

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Shelly Ritchie

Client Associate

Shelly Ritchie recently joined UBS in 2022, and had been with Merrill Lynch since 1999. With over 30 years of industry experience, she provides first-class service to clients by handling daily needs including client account service and maintenance. She attended Northwestern College and Worthington Community College and has her A.A. in Liberal Arts and A.A.S. in Human Services. In her free time Shelly enjoys traveling and spending time with her grandson. Shelly holds the Series 7, Series 65 FINRA registrations.

Registered States:
  • AL
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • FL
  • IA
  • IL
  • IN
  • MD
  • MI
  • MN
  • MT
  • NE
  • NJ
  • NY
  • OR
  • PA
  • SC
  • SD
  • TX
  • VA
  • WA
  • WI
6225 South Pinnacle Place
Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

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Eric Looby

Wealth Strategy Associate

Eric joined UBS in 2022 with Jeffrey Brecht's team. He gained valuable industry experience while interning for Jeffrey's team in 2019 and 2020. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 registrations, as well as SD Life, Health & Accident Insurance licenses. Currently, Eric is working toward further accreditation while providing excellent client service through relentless attention to detail and deliberate communication.

While attending Occidental College in Los Angeles, Eric earned his degree in economics. He competed in long jump and triple jump on the Track and Field team, serving as team captain from 2020-2022. Eric earned All-Conference honors in long jump, and received the 2019 Jim Harvey Outstanding Jumper Award.

Eric was born and raised in Sioux Falls, graduating from Lincoln HS in 2017. He enjoys weight training, golfing, bowling in the winter, and spending time with his family. As a current resident of Downtown Sioux Falls, Eric is eager to watch his native city continue to flourish.

Registered States:
  • AL
  • SD
6225 South Pinnacle Place
Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

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