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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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    John A. Short III

    Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

    Financial Advisor

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    • AZ
    • CA
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    • GA
    • ID
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    • LA
    • MO
    • NJ
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    • OH
    • OK
    • SC
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    • VA
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    John has been in wealth management for over 35 years, including the last 25 at UBS. He successfully assists clients in managing all aspects of their wealth planning needs, through both good and often challenging market conditions. He attributes his success to having thorough knowledge of the capital markets, utilizing the intellectual capital of UBS, and other outside resources while partnering with his clients' accountants and attorneys.

    John has had the privilege serving as a Sales Manager, Assistant Branch Manager, and Branch Manager, while never losing sight of what is important to him; Serving the clients of the Short Wealth Management Group.

    Growing up in Northridge, CA, John earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from California Lutheran University. He holds the Series 3, 6,7,9,10,63, life, health and long term care insurance licenses.

    John volunteered with the National Ski Patrol for over 25 years in Big Bear, Ca. He was the President of Thousand Oaks Little League for 15 years during which the league competed in 9 World Series Tournaments, winning the World Series Championship in 2006. Recently he chaired the 50th Anniversary Parade for the City of Thousand Oaks, the largest parade in the city's history with over 25,000 in attendance.

    John is a member of the Patriot Guard Riders and Rolling Thunder, both nonprofit organizations honoring our US armed forces, firefighters, and law enforcement officers. You will often find him as the Master of Ceremonies for local events such as the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. John is a volunteer with the Hospice of the Conejo Valley, assisting with those in hospice care.

    John and his wife Sue have lived in Thousand Oaks California since 1995 and have three sons, Johnny, Daniel, and Christopher (adopted 10/2015) along with two Schnauzers, Clyde and Harley, and Bella an Australian Labradoodle.

      • California Lutheran University , B.S. Business Administration, Finance: 1984 - 1987
      • Senior Managed Accounts Consultant
      3011 Townsgate Road
      Suite 300, 3rd Floor
      Westlake Village , CA 91361
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      Daniel Short

      Financial Advisor

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      • CA
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      • GA
      • ID
      • IL
      • KS
      • LA
      • MN
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      • NC
      • NJ
      • NM
      • NV
      • OH
      • OK
      • OR
      • SC
      • TN
      • TX
      • UT
      • VA
      • WA

      Daniel has worked with the Short Wealth Management Group since 2014. He successfully assists clients in managing all aspects of their wealth planning needs, through both good and often challenging market conditions along with his partner Senior Vice President and Senior Managed Account Consultant John Short III.

      Daniel assists in creating customized Financial Plans and Investment Proposals for clients in order to help guide and prepare for future financial goals such as college savings, home purchases, and retirement. He is also responsible for client acquisition and client relations. Daniel works closely with John on portfolio construction and reviews for their valued clients.

      Growing up in Thousand Oaks, Ca. Daniel earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from California Lutheran University, graduating Magna Cum Laude with an emphasis and Departmental Distinction in Finance. He currently holds the Series 7 and 66 licenses, and continues ongoing training and education to provide the latest knowledge and expertise to the valued clients of the Short Wealth Management Group.

      In his free time, Daniel pursues his passion for Health and Fitness, and athletic training. He also enjoys giving back to the community through his volunteer efforts with the American Cancer Society and Rolling Thunder an organization that supports local veterans.

      Daniel currently resides in Thousand Oaks, California.

        • California Lutheran University, Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration - Magna Cum Laude
          Financial planning
          Retirement planning
          Estate planning strategies
          Legacy planning
          Investing
          Asset allocation
          Banking
          Lending services
          3011 Townsgate Road
          Suite 300, 3rd Floor
          Westlake Village , CA 91361
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          Kathryn E. "Kate" Mogg

          Authorized Officer

          Senior Client Associate

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          • MA
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          • WA

          Kate has been in the financial services industry for 15 years. She holds her Series 7, 66, and 31 securities licenses. After graduating from UCLA with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Kate began her career at Morgan Stanley as a cashier. Before joining UBS in 2011, she held several different positions including Client Service Associate, Branch Manager's Assistant, and Operations Manager.

          Kate takes pride in providing exceptional service support for all day to day needs and requests for clients of the Short Wealth Management Group. She works closely with John and Daniel to make the new client experience seamless and expeditious. Kate excels at problem solving, attention to detail, and multi-tasking. She enjoys going above and beyond to help make clients financial goals a success.

          In her free time, Kate enjoys playing soccer, attending hockey games, and travelling the world.

           

                3011 Townsgate Road
                Suite 300, 3rd Floor
                Westlake Village, CA 91361
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                Aaron Berger

                Client Associate

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                  Aaron began working with UBS Wealth Management in 2021 while attending California State University, Northridge.  He is currently pursing a major in Business Administration with a focus on Financial Planning.  Aaron holds his Series 7 General Securities license and is in an ongoing process to obtain additional certifications to help clients further their financial goals.

                   

                  While beginning his role at UBS as a branch intern, Aaron has subsequently taken on additional roles and currently works as a Client Service Associate and Branch Technology Liaison.  By assisting the Short Wealth Management group with daily operations, he is able to help provide a seamless experience for clients and the team alike.

                   

                  Aaron is an active member of his school and Jewish community, currently serving as Vice President of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity chapter at California State University, Northridge.  In his spare time, Aaron enjoys long bike rides and watching baseball.

                   

                  Aaron currently resides in Northridge, California.

                        3011 Townsgate Road
                        Suite 300, 3rd Floor
                        Westlake Village, CA 91361

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