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Where are you today and where do you want to be tomorrow? We recognize that a lasting relationship starts by listening and understanding your priorities and concerns. We'll work together to look at the big picture, discuss your vision for the future and help you confidently pursue your life goals.

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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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    Michael Appelbaum

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    Mike began in the financial service industry in 1992. His expertise is in designing and implementing custom portfolios based on comprehensive financial analysis of our clients' goals. Mike graduated from Rice University where he received degrees in Managerial Studies and Political Science. He was a 4 year varsity letter winner on the football team where he earned All Southwest Conference honors as an offensive lineman. Mike is appointed as an NFLPA Registered Player Financial Advisor and has had the privilege of working with players from twelve NFL franchises.

      • Rice University, Managerial Studies and Political Science
        4400 Post Oak Parkway
        17th Floor
        Houston, TX 77027
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        Craig VanderSchoor

        Vice President–Wealth Management

        Financial Advisor

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        Craig began in the financial service industry in 1998 and has developed extensive knowledge of the stock, bond and financial markets. He focuses on providing tailored financial planning solutions for client's retirement, tax, education, and estate planning needs. To that end, Craig achieved the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) designation from the College of Financial Planning. Craig also attended The University of Rhode Island, where he played defense for the university's varsity hockey team.

          • University of Rhode Island
          • College of Financial Planning
          • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
          4400 Post Oak Parkway
          17th Floor
          Houston, TX 77027
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          Carole Lester

          Senior Client Associate

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          Carole has been in the financial services industry since 1984. She is fully licensed and assists clients with all of their day to day operational needs. Carole attended Sam Houston State University.

            • Sam Houston State University
              4400 Post Oak Parkway
              17th Floor
              Houston, TX 77027

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            For needs that go beyond your own—to help you improve the lives of others

            What will your legacy be?
            It’s never too early to plan ahead. A Legacy strategy can help you gain more control over your financial future and what you leave behind, so you can move forward with confidence.

            Learn more at ubs.com/wealthway.

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