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At The Liberty Group, we have deep roots in West Texas and an active involvement in the Midland community. We focus on comprehensive wealth management to help make sure you’re positioned to accomplish what’s most important to you. Backed by the extensive resources of UBS, we offer integrated financial solutions focused entirely on you, your family and your business.

Many of our clients are business owners and executives in the oil, gas and mineral sectors who have very specific financial needs and challenges. Working together, we can help you create a comprehensive plan that includes your business growth and transition goals. Our dedicated approach to wealth management can help you explore opportunities to grow and preserve what you have built.

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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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    Greg McDonald

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    It takes a dedicated Advisor with deep experience to help deliver the kind of exceptional service and insights that local business owners and their families require. For 25 years, Greg has been building lasting relationships with a wide array of local clients, including independent oil and gas producers, land and mineral owners, oil field service company owners and executives and retirees of oil and gas companies.

    Having been reared on his family’s West Texas ranch, Greg worked in banking and commercial real estate prior to becoming a Financial Advisor. Drawing from his professional and family background, he is well-positioned to show you how important assets like land and mineral holdings can fit into your overall financial plan. Greg brings special care and personal attention to his clients, helping with all aspects of wealth management, including estate and trust strategies, retirement income planning, tax-minimization solutions, insurance and private banking. Clients rely on Greg’s ability to clearly articulate solutions to their complex issues, whether that involves comprehensive post-liquidity planning, wealth transfer or philanthropic pursuits.

    Having joined UBS in 2000, Greg is the Midland Texas Branch Manager, overseeing the local office staff. He collaborates extensively with CPAs, attorneys and other trusted advisors to help bring comprehensive services to clients. In addition, Greg and the team manage 18 nonprofit and foundation funds and he is involved in advising and supporting their boards.

    Outside the office, Greg is active with his church. Hailing from West Texas, he and his wife, Apryl, have two children, Chesley and Stella. Greg enjoys coaching his kids’ sports teams, golf, running and hunting.

    Education and certifications

    • UBS Wealth Advisor designation
    • B.S. degree, Texas A&M University
    • Series 3, 7, 9, 10 and 63 securities licenses, as well as Life and Health Insurance licenses
    • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
      The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.

    • Texas A&M University, B.S.
    • Wealth Advisor
    1700 West Wall Street
    Suite 220
    Midland, TX 79701
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    Dan Michel

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

    Wealth Advisor

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    Having grown up and raised his family in West Texas, Dan has a network of financial professionals, clients and friends there. He has a deep understanding of the unique needs of wealthy individuals and families involved in the energy industry, from oil and gas company executives to entrepreneurs to land and mineral rights owners. As the “go-to” for many of the team’s larger households, Dan offers valued guidance on all aspects of wealth management, including estate and retirement planning, multigenerational financial planning and wealth transfer strategies.

    Dan’s years as a Financial Advisor is testament to his passion for helping multiple generations within families meet the challenges they face in each stage of life. He attributes the experience in his youth working with his father in his property management business for giving him early insights into financial planning and a deep appreciation for the people and community of West Texas. Dan works with corporate retirement plans, as well as endowments and foundations in the community. In addition, he and the team manage 18 nonprofit and foundation funds and he is involved in advising and supporting their boards.

    Dan has more than 25 years of experience, most of it with UBS. He started his career with Rauscher Pierce Refsnes in Midland as a financial advisor. In 1999, he accepted an offer to join the Midland office of UBS predecessor firm PaineWebber.

    Dan and his wife, Mendy, have two sons, Preston and Joseph. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, farming, ranching, snow skiing and spending time with his extended family.

    Education and certifications

    • UBS Wealth Advisor designation
    • B.B.A., management information systems, Texas Tech University
    • M.B.A., finance, Texas Tech University
    • Series 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses, as well as life and health insurance licenses
    • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022
      The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.

    • Texas Tech University, B.B.A. Management Information Systems
    • Texas Tech University, M.B.A. Finance
    • Wealth Advisor
    1700 West Wall Street
    Suite 220
    Midland, TX 79701
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    Alan Jones

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

    Wealth Advisor

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    As a Financial Advisor and the team’s “numbers guy,” Alan works closely with many ultra high net worth entrepreneurs, executives, retirees and families in the West Texas area. With a deep connection to the region and a clear understanding of the unique challenges of the oil and gas industry and mineral rights owners, Alan has a sincere passion for helping his clients solve their financial concerns.

    With more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, Alan began his career on the commercial insurance side. He brings considerable knowledge and experience to his role overseeing money manager due diligence as well as building and maintaining the team’s portfolios. Alan taps the synergies of the entire team to provide specialized advice focused on each client’s finances, family and legacy. In addition, he and the team manage 18 nonprofit and foundation funds.

    An avid sports fan, Alan has officiated football for 25 years at the high school and college level. Active with his church, he’s been a Deacon, an Elder and served on mission teams to El Salvador and Guatemala. He and his wife, Kimberly, have two adult children, Kassidy and Dakota. A West Texas native, Alan enjoys an active lifestyle and all sports, including golf, hiking and hunting.

    Education and certifications

    • UBS Wealth Advisor designation
    • AAMS®, Accredited Asset Management Specialist™ designation
    • B.B.A., Texas Tech University
    • Series 7, 31, 63 and 66 securities licenses, as well as life and health insurance licenses
    • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2020, 2021, 2022The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in April based on information from a 12 month period ending June of the prior year.

    • Texas Tech University, B.B.A.
    • Wealth Advisor
    • Accredited Asset Management Specialist℠
    1700 West Wall Street
    Suite 220
    Midland, TX 79701
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    Hilton Bloodworth, AWMA, CFP

    Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

    CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™

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    As a Certified Financial Planner™ professional, Hilton works closely with the team’s clients to help them build a custom road map to reach their goals. Having grown up on a family ranch in West Texas, he values hard work and has learned to problem-solve when faced with challenges. He takes pride in helping others succeed and takes it as a personal challenge to grow continuously in the industry and as an individual.

    Hilton spent more than three years in Halliburton’s Business Development program and then joined UBS in 2015. After two years in the firm’s Wealth Planning Advisor program, which allowed him to work with a number of Advisors in Texas and across the country, Hilton joined the Liberty Group.

    Hilton is an active volunteer with United Blood Services and with several local nonprofit organizations. As expected from someone who grew up on a ranch, Hilton enjoys hunting and spending time with family. He also enjoys snow skiing, college sports, traveling and working on his first home.

    Education and certifications

    • Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) designation
    • Accredited Wealth Management Advisor (AWMA®)
    • B.S., personal financial planning, Texas Tech University
    • Series 7 and 66 securities licenses, as well as life and health Insurance licenses

      • Texas Tech University, B.S. Personal Financial Planning
      • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
      • Accredited Wealth Management Advisor℠
      1700 West Wall Street
      Suite 220
      Midland, TX 79701
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      Andrea Webb

      Senior Client Associate

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      Andrea is committed to delivering the value of “white glove service” to clients while working to help them understand their finances. She especially brings this care to helping clients who have recently experienced a major life event.

      Before joining UBS in 2015, Andrea gained 13 years of experience at Merrill Lynch and Raymond James as a Client Service Associate. Raised in Midland, Andrea has deep roots in her community. She has been an active volunteer with Keep Midland Beautiful, High Sky Children’s Ranch, Midland Soccer Association, Meals on Wheels and the West Texas Food Bank Summer Service Program. Andrea enjoys watching the West Texas sunsets, traveling and spending time with her family.

      Education and certifications

      • B.S., Texas State University
      • Series 7 and 66 securities licenses

        • Texas State University, B.S.
          1700 West Wall Street
          Suite 220
          Midland, TX 79701
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          Candy Garrett

          Client Associate

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            Candy is committed to maintaining strong, personal connections with clients and their families by delivering the highest level of support and service. She coordinates operations and administrative details for the team. What truly sets Candy apart—and distinguishes the whole team—is the personal touch that connects deeply with each client.

            Candy joined the Liberty Group and UBS in 2007 after working in the insurance business. She, along with her husband, were both raised in Midland and chose to raise their family there as well. Candy has a strong commitment to the community, especially youth activities, and has served on a number of boards, including baseball, rodeo and local food banks. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 25 years, their two sons and daughter-in-law and new granddaughter.

                  1700 West Wall Street
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                  Midland, TX 79701
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