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The O’Brien Tate Group offers a highly personalized approach that helps you simplify the challenges that come with protecting, growing and transitioning wealth. As a team with deep experience successfully navigating the complexities of business, finance and family, we provide compassionate advice and empowering financial strategies. The O’Brien Tate Group operates from the UBS Private Wealth Management office in Charlotte, one of ten such offices in the United States designed to specifically address the needs of ultra high net worth investors.

We work with a select number of affluent families, investment bankers, business owners, and entrepreneurs. They count on us for access to a broad range of insights, expertise and services. They require a highly experienced team of Private Wealth Management professionals to help coordinate and manage all aspects of their financial world.

Private Wealth Advisors

  • John O'Brien

    John J. O'Brien

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

    Private Wealth Advisor

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    With more than 30 years of financial services experience, John founded the O'Brien Tate Group in 2011. He brings his clients comprehensive investment knowledge and experience, as well as access to the extensive resources and global reach of UBS.  

    Before joining UBS, John served in wealth management as a Senior Vice President at Wells Fargo and a Partner at JC Bradford & Co. He graduated from Duke University with a B.A. degree in economics. John and his wife, Debbie, have four sons and live in Charlotte and in Kiawah.  He enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family. 

      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

      • Duke University
      • Private Wealth Advisor
      6100 Fairview Road
      Suite 900
      Charlotte, NC 28210
    • Andrew Tate

      Andrew W. Tate, CFA

      Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

      Private Wealth Advisor

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      Andrew has more than 25 years of experience. He joined UBS in 2014 from Sterling Capital Management LLC where he served as a fixed income strategist, member of the investment committee, and leader of the institutional and retail distribution teams.  Prior to Sterling, he worked in the debt capital markets group at Bank of America. 

      Andrew graduated from Washington & Lee University with a Bachelor's degree of Science with special attainments in commerce.  He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation in 2001.  Andrew lives in Charlotte with his daughter, E.C.

        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

        • Washington and Lee University
        • Private Wealth Advisor
        • Chartered Financial Analyst®
        6100 Fairview Road
        Suite 900
        Charlotte, NC 28210
      • William O'Brien

        William F. O'Brien, CFP

        Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

        Private Wealth Advisor

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        Will joined UBS in 2015. Prior to UBS, he worked in wealth management at The Vanguard Group and WestEnd Advisors. Will earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) designation through the Wake Forest University School of Business.

        Will graduated from Wofford College with a B.A. degree in finance and a minor in economics. Will lives in Charlotte with his wife, Rachel, and their two sons.

          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

          • Wofford College
          • Wake Forest University School of Business
          • Private Wealth Advisor
          • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
          6100 Fairview Road
          Suite 900
          Charlotte, NC 28210
        • Iziar Moure

          Iziar Moure (Izzy)

          Authorized Officer

          Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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          • SC
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          • VA

          Iziar is a Senior Wealth Strategy Associate at UBS Private Wealth Management. Prior to joining UBS in 2015, she was a Relationship Associate at Credit Suisse in Atlanta.

          Originally from Argentina, Iziar graduated from Washington and Lee University with a B.S. in Business Adminstration and a minor in Studio Art. Iziar is Series 7 and 66 licensed.

            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

                6100 Fairview Road
                Suite 900
                Charlotte, NC 28210
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                Katherine English

                Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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                Katherine is a Senior Wealth Strategy Associate with UBS Private Wealth Management. Prior to joining UBS in 2022, Katherine worked as a Private Wealth Client Associate at Merrill Lynch.

                Katherine graduated from Davidson College with a B.A. in Political Science. Katherine is Series 7, Series 63, and Series 66 licensed.

                  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

                      6100 Fairview Road
                      Suite 900
                      Charlotte, NC 28210
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                      Thomas W. Fischer

                      Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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                      Tom is a Senior Wealth Strategy Associate with UBS Private Wealth Management. Prior to joining UBS in 2022, Tom worked for Wells Fargo as a Registered Client Associate in the Wealth Brokerage Department.

                      Tom graduated from Clemson University in 2018 with a B.S. in Economics and a minor in Political Science. Tom holds Series 7, Series 65, and Series 63 certifications.

                        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

                            6100 Fairview Road
                            Charlotte, NC 28210
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                            Sullivan Higson

                            Client Associate

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                              Sullivan is a Client Service Associate at UBS Private Wealth Management. She is a 2022 graduate of Wofford College with a B.S. in Finance and Business with two years of internship experience in the wealth management field.

                              Sullivan holds her Series 7 license and is pursuing her Series 66.

                                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

                                    6100 Fairview Road
                                    Suite 900
                                    Charlotte, NC 28210

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