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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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Pursuing your goals together

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.

  • John Edward McGovern

    John Mcgovern

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    John graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a degree in Economics. He began his career with Security Pacific Bank, being promoted to Branch Manager in El Segundo California in 1984. John entered the brokerage business with E.F Hutton and transferred to UBS in 1990. His investment strategy lies in strong total return stocks with an anticipated growing and consistant dividend, which will equate to increasing income and total return. John has his Series 3,7,63, 65 and insurance licenses.

    During the week, John splits his time between our Beverly Hills and Santa Barbara offices. In addition to supporting his clients, John is an active member of the community, serving on the Board of Trustees's for Crane Country Day School. John currently lives in Santa Barbara with his family and enjoys biking, surfing, and horseback riding.

          222 East Carrillo Street
          Suite 106
          Santa Barbara, CA 93101
          john.mcgovern@ubs.com
          John Mcgovern
          222 East Carrillo Street,Santa Barbara,CA,93101
        • Emmee Sarmiento Ferguson

          Emmee Sarmiento Ferguson

          Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

          Financial Advisor

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          With over twenty-four years of industry experience at UBS, Emmee has helped clients pursue the goals that truly matter: our families, our values, and the impact we have on others. Whatever your pursuit, whether it be running a business, laying the foundation for your family’s legacy, or anything in between, Emmee can help create a unique and comprehensive financial plan to assist you in reaching your goals.

          Emmee draws from extensive research and resources from across UBS to deliver unique investment solutions to help her clients grow and sustain growth as well as address their most important priorities.

          As a highly experienced Financial Advisors and Senior Vice President in Wealth Management, Emmee specializes in financial planning, asset allocation and wealth planning strategies.

          Emmee is a Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) practitioner and her professional licenses include the Series 7, Series 63, Series 65, and Series 9. She also holds her Life Insurance and Variable Annuities licenses. Emmee earned a B.S. in Finance from Cal State University Fullerton and has the expertise to help clients with a broad range of solutions including retirement planning, insurance planning, wealth transfer strategies, capital preservation, and risk management.

          Emmee lives in Manhattan Beach with her husband, Ben, and their three children. She enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, surfing, snowboarding, the Bar Method®, and the peacefulness of home.

          CA Insurance License  # 0C68375

                131 South Rodeo Drive
                Suite 300
                Beverly Hills, CA 90212
                emmee.sarmiento@ubs.com
                Emmee Sarmiento Ferguson
                131 South Rodeo Drive,Beverly Hills,CA,90212
              • Andrew Mason

                Andrew Mason

                Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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                Andrew Mason is driven by his passion for creating a seamless and valuable client experience. As part of the SBBH Group, Andrew is responsible for operational needs through client account administration, securities transactions, and cash management. Andrew is focused on what provides the highest standard of client service to those who have entrusted SBBH Group to be their partner in their financial journey. Andrew graduated with his MBA in Finance and BA in Business Management from Azusa Pacific University and holds the Series 7 and 66 securities licenses. He has lived in the Los Angeles area since 2012 and enjoys spending time with his wife Katie, golden retriever Samson, family and friends, as well as hiking, Jiu Jitsu, and running.

                      131 South Rodeo Drive
                      Suite 300
                      Beverly Hills, CA 90212
                      andrew.b.mason@ubs.com
                      Andrew Mason
                      131 South Rodeo Drive,Beverly Hills,CA,90212
                    • Carlo

                      Carlo Mazziliano

                      Client Associate

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                      As a Client Service Associate, Carlo is committed to maintaining quality client relationships while supporting their financial needs and goals. Working closely with financial advisors, he prepares reports, executes transactions, collects documentation for opening new accounts and services, and coordinates any additional matters related to their accounts.

                      Originally from Napa Valley, Carlo graduated from Sacramento State University with a B.S in Finance while minoring in Risk Management. After graduating, he moved to Santa Barbara where he joined the SBBH team at UBS.

                      Aside from assisting clients, Carlo enjoys playing golf, snowboarding, wine tasting, hiking, and cooking.

                      Carlo currently holds his Series 7 and Series 66 licenses.

                            222 East Carrillo Street
                            Suite 106
                            Santa Barbara, CA 93101
                            carlo.mazziliano@ubs.com
                            Carlo Mazziliano
                            222 East Carrillo Street,Santa Barbara,CA,93101
                          • Misael

                            Misael Marcial-Palomares

                            Client Associate

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                              Misael Marcial is a graduate from the University of California Santa Barbara with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy.

                              Being part of the SBBH Group, Misael handles the daily responsibilities of working closely with clients regarding their accounts, requests, and overall cash management.

                              He strives to provide a high standard of client service and support for all clients who trust SBBH with their financial wellbeing.

                              He has lived on the Central Coast for most of his life and enjoys exploring the surrounding natural scenery with a camera in hand.

                                    222 East Carrillo Street
                                    Suite 106
                                    Santa Barbara, CA 93101
                                    misael.marcial-palomares@ubs.com
                                    Misael Marcial-Palomares
                                    222 East Carrillo Street,Santa Barbara,CA,93101

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