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Private Wealth Management

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For over 30 years, the Rathjen Consulting Group has been providing sophisticated investors, their families, businesses and nonprofits with integrated Private Wealth Management services. As a team of independent thinkers guided by our own experience, not others’, we believe we bring thoughtful, well-informed perspective to our clients’ individual and institutional planning and investment goals.

Whether you are navigating your family’s financial challenges or helping your employees or your endowment pursue theirs, we offer advice that evolves with you and today’s changing wealth management landscape. You can trust that our team is singularly focused on one goal: lasting financial well-being.

Your organization has many responsibilities—to shareholders, employees and their families. But today, successfully meeting those responsibilities has become more complex.

We offer guidance from an experienced and dedicated consulting team that leverages the vast resources and strong financial backing of a powerful global financial leader. Talk to us about how we can help support you in your fiduciary role.

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  • Craig Rathjen

    Craig Rathjen

    Managing Director–Investments

    Financial Advisor

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    Craig has dedicated his 30 years in the financial services industry to consulting on Private Foundation / Endowments, Non-Profits and Corporate Retirement Plans.  After earning his BBA from Louisiana State University in 1987, Craig began his career at Merrill Lynch as a Senior Investment Consultant.  He joined UBS (formerly PaineWebber) in 1997 where he has maintained many of his original relationships.  Craig assists clients in articulating Committee goals through an investment policy statement; developing a long-term asset allocation plan; selecting investments with appropriate risk profiles and monitoring the plan's progress towards meeting stated goals. 

    • Barron's Top 1,000 Financial Advisors, 2012The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
    • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2017, 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, 2019The 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.

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        Houston, TX 77027
      • Beau Harrison Rathjen

        Beau Rathjen

        Financial Advisor

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        Beau joined UBS and the Rathjen Consulting Group in 2017 after earning his BA in Psychology from Rice University. He assists in all aspects of the consulting process with a focus on investment manager due diligence, capital market research and special projects.

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              Houston, TX 77027
            • Jake Boyer

              Jake Boyer

              Wealth Strategy Associate

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              Jake joined UBS and the Rathjen Consulting Group in 2018 after earning his BS in Geology from
              Texas A & M Univeristy.  He assists in all aspects of the administrative and consulting process for the team.

                    4400 Post Oak Parkway
                    20th Floor
                    Houston, TX 77027
                  Exceptional families

                  Exceptional families

                  Retirement plan sponsors

                  Retirement plan sponsors

                  Foundations and endowments

                  Foundations and endowments

                  Craig Rathjen is a Private Wealth Advisor and Family Office Consultant (FOC)


                  FOC is a UBS business designation reserved for Financial Advisors with a track record of understanding the investment, business, passion and legacy needs of sophisticated, exceptional clients and aligning them to the full suite of UBS capabilities. FOCs undergo rigorous training to strengthen their industry knowledge, and will be available for strategic partnering with other Financial Advisors and Private Wealth Advisors at UBS to cultivate relationships with ultra high net worth clients.

                  Backed by the strength of UBS

                  A global leader in wealth management

                  $2.8 trillion

                  In invested assets globally 
                  As of 06/30/2022

                  51 countries

                  Our global footprint

                  Global leader

                  UBS is a world-leading wealth manager