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At times, the complexity of today’s global economy may feel overwhelming. Whether you’re a working professional who is building wealth, a successful executive or business owner contemplating your next act, or the head of a multigenerational family looking to preserve your family’s future—you have questions. You expect clear answers from an advisor with worldwide experience who understands you, your family and your community.


Our highly credentialed team offers the thoughtful perspective and proactive service your family needs to help meet their goals. With a team of advisors spanning decades of experience, we strive, relentlessly, to make sure you feel well taken care of. By putting financial planning at the core of everything we do, we offer the capabilities to help you, your business and your family unlock opportunity, preserve wealth and create continuity.

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James D. Travis Jr., CEPA, CFP

First Vice President–Wealth Management

Wealth Advisor

Jim has been in the financial services industry for over 30 years and began his investment career in 1998. As a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Certified Exit Planning Advisor, he provides advice beyond investments—credit, insurance and planning—as well as creative solutions through a team of specialists. Prior to UBS, Jim worked for Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney and Wells Fargo Advisors. Before that, he spent nine years with CoreStates in Cash Management and Foreign Exchange. Jim graduated from Dickinson College with a degree in Policy & Management Studies/Economics and later earned a MBA in Finance from Temple University.
 

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  • NC
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Education

  • Policy & Management Studies/Economics, Dickinson College
  • MBA in Finance, Temple University

Credentials

  • Wealth Advisor
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™

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

Investing
Custom portfolios
Business Owners
Retirement planning
Estate planning strategies
Securities-backed lending
401(k) plan services
Corporate executives
1735 Market Street
Mellon Bank Center
Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • (215) 496-2122

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    William McLaughlin

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    • AL
    • CA
    • CO
    • CT
    • DC
    • DE
    • FL
    • IA
    • IL
    • MA
    • MD
    • MI
    • NC
    • NH
    • NJ
    • NY
    • OR
    • PA
    • RI
    • TN
    • TX
    • VA

    Areas of focus:
    Strategic and tactical asset allocation implementation, Alternative Investments including Hedge Funds and Private Equity, Non-U.S. Investments in Equities, Fixed income and Currencies, Generational Wealth Planning, Pre-Sale Planning techniques and Liability Management. Serving individuals, Family Offices, Foundations, Endowments and Private and Public Companies.

     
    Designations and licenses:

    Series 7, 31, 63 and 66


    Education:

    B.A., finance; St. Joseph’s University
     

    Community service

    Current:

    Andalusia Foundation, Board Member
    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Finance Committee Member
    U.S. Court Tennis Preservation Foundation, Board Chairman
    Former:

    Port Wardens of the Independence Seaport Museum, Board Chairman
    Christ Church Preservation Trust, board member

          1735 Market Street
          Mellon Bank Center
          Philadelphia, PA 19103
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          Jennifer Whipperman

          Senior Client Associate

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          • FL
          • NJ
          • PA

          Jennifer has worked in the financial services industry since
          2001 and has been with UBS since 2008. Prior to joining
          UBS, she worked in compliance with an independent
          broker-dealer. She is responsible for handling operational
          inquiries including securities transactions,
          cash management and account administration. She offers
          both administrative and client support while ensuring
          client satisfaction. She is FINRA-registered and holds
          Series 7, 24 and 63 securities licenses.

                1735 Market Street
                Mellon Bank Center
                Philadelphia, PA 19103
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                Dana Nguyen

                Client Associate

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                • DE
                • FL
                • GA
                • IA
                • MA
                • ME
                • NJ
                • NY
                • PA
                • RI
                • TN
                • UT
                • VA

                Designations and licenses:
                Series 7, 63 and 65


                Education:
                B.S. Psychology - The Pennsylvannia State University

                      1735 Market Street
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