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Timothy Rauwald

Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

Tim is a founding Partner of the Cornerstone Group at UBS Financial Services Inc. He begain his career in the financial services industry in 1991, specializing in retirement plan consulting and investment advisory services for qualified retirement plans.

Originally from Green Bay, Wisconsin, (yes he is an avid Packer fan), Tim holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. After service as an Officer in the US Army’s 82nd Airborne, he began his career with Cooper’s & Lybrand, now Price Waterhouse Coopers before joining Smith Barney as a Financial Advisor.

Tim’s earned the Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS®) designation and the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) designation through the Center for Fiduciary Studies. A recognized industry leader, he's frequently asked to speak at various events, providing his unique perspective on how individuals can create a fulfilling roadmap for their financial future.

A former board member of the Busy Street Children’s Museum, Tim now spends time as treasurer of the non-profit organization Farmer FoodShare that seeks to connect local farmers with the food insecure population in central North Carolina. He lives in Durham, NC and has two daughters, Marisa (1998) and Alexandra (2001).

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  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IL
  • IN
  • LA
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MO
  • MS
  • NC
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • PR
  • SC
  • TN
  • TX
  • UT
  • VA
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV

  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023The 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.
  • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Management Teams, 2024The Forbes rating is compiled by Shook Research and awarded annually in January, based on information from a 12 month period ending March of the prior year.

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  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan


  • Senior Portfolio Manager
  • Senior Retirement Plan Consultant
317 W. Barbee Chapel Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
  • (919) 918-2351

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