Active listeners. Big-picture thinkers.

Private Wealth Management 

VPHN Team

As a team, we understand that listening to our clients is one of the most important things we do. We want to capture the big picture, beginning with learning about your specific goals and family aspirations, followed by a greater understanding of your assets. This provides us with a holistic framework for identifying the best solutions and offering ongoing guidance. In everything we do, our approach is collaborative, which forms the basis for a trusting and loyal relationship that’s designed to put you at ease.

We are a principled planning team with strong values and the rigor and discipline to back them up. That, combined with our experience and deep knowledge of the industry, leads to lasting relationships with our clients. We strive to be the calming voice of reason at all times, and we’re there to support you with advice and guidance on everything from managing the family dynamics to tackling important financial decisions. In working to reduce the complexities and offer diverse perspectives, our team seeks to demonstrate that we always have your best interests in mind.

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  • Melissa Henderson

    Melissa Van Putten Henderson

    Managing Director–Wealth Management

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    Rank
    • AK
    • AL
    • AR
    • AZ
    • CA
    • CO
    • CT
    • DC
    • DE
    • FL
    • GA
    • HI
    • IA
    • ID
    • IL
    • IN
    • KS
    • KY
    • LA
    • MA
    • MD
    • ME
    • MI
    • MN
    • MO
    • MS
    • MT
    • NC
    • ND
    • NE
    • NH
    • NJ
    • NM
    • NV
    • NY
    • OH
    • OK
    • OR
    • PA
    • PR
    • RI
    • SC
    • SD
    • TN
    • TX
    • UT
    • VA
    • VI
    • VT
    • WA
    • WI
    • WV
    • WY

    Melissa is a veteran financial advisor who has spent over 20 years honing her craft. Her fascination with finance started after she immigrated as an international college student from Sint Maarten. She attended a few Wall Street workshops and realized how much she liked capital markets. After completing her master’s in finance, she started in the UBS training program and later earned CFA® and CAIA® designations. Melissa always wants to learn, and this industry fits her desire to continually expand her knowledge. Melissa’s primary role on the team is that of investment strategist, providing clients with customized investment solutions.

    Melissa believes in starting every relationship with an understanding of the client’s investment objectives and how that impacts their legacy. This not only creates a level of comfort, but also allows her to continue emphasizing their unique values and principles. Melissa builds strong relationships with her clients and is passionate about doing what’s right. She uses her years of investment experience to ensure that her clients’ investments are aligned with their goals without losing sight of good risk management. She is a collaborator and her clients appreciate her calming influence—especially during periods of market disruption. She aims to go above and beyond not only in offering investment advice, but also in helping clients express their ideals through their investments.

    Experience

    • Managing Director, UBS Private Wealth Management
    • Managing Director and Senior Investment Strategist, Wells Fargo Private Bank
    • Senior Portfolio Manager, US Trust Private Wealth Management
    • Financial Advisor, UBS Financial Services Inc.

    Life

    • Melissa lives with her husband of over 20 years and their dog, Hank.
    • She serves on the board of the Children’s Home Society and volunteers with the Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program.
    • An avid runner who has completed numerous marathons, Melissa is also a certified yoga instructor.
      • Florida International University, Master’s in finance
      • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst®
      • Chartered Financial Analyst®
      Custom portfolios
      Alternative investments
      Sustainable investing
      Impact investing
      Asset allocation
      Cash management
      100 SE 2nd Street
      Suite 2500
      Miami, FL 33131
    • Doris Neyra

      Doris Neyra

      Managing Director–Wealth Management

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      Rank
      • AK
      • AL
      • AR
      • AZ
      • CA
      • CO
      • CT
      • DC
      • DE
      • FL
      • GA
      • HI
      • IA
      • ID
      • IL
      • IN
      • KS
      • KY
      • LA
      • MA
      • MD
      • ME
      • MI
      • MN
      • MO
      • MS
      • MT
      • NC
      • ND
      • NE
      • NH
      • NJ
      • NM
      • NV
      • NY
      • OH
      • OK
      • OR
      • PA
      • PR
      • RI
      • SC
      • SD
      • TN
      • TX
      • UT
      • VA
      • VI
      • VT
      • WA
      • WI
      • WV
      • WY

      After moving to the US from Austria in 2000, Doris thrived in the client-facing and advisory aspects of the business. She decided to become fully licensed and study for the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certification. From there, she delved into the many facets of wealth management. Through the years, she has evolved into a well-rounded advisor, capable of delivering a superior client experience. She is passionate about seeing her clients grow in their endeavors and giving them confidence that their financial affairs are in order and being handled with care.

      Today, clients value Doris not only for her knowledge and experience, but also for her willingness to listen deeply. She aims to have thoughtful conversations around their life goals while also working with the next generation to keep the family values intact. It sends a clear message that she and her team are there for clients and their families, and are focused on both short-term and long-term goals. She believes that understanding the complete financial picture and family dynamics is critical to providing sound advice and addressing decisions that affect the near term as well as future generations.

      Experience

      • Managing Director, UBS Private Wealth Management
      • Managing Director and Wealth Advisor, Wells Fargo Private Bank
      • Private Banking Officer, Northern Trust

      Life

      • Born and raised in Graz, Austria, Doris became a dual citizen of Austria and the United States in 2009.
      • Doris is fluent in both English and German, and speaks Spanish conversationally.
      • She has engaged in nonprofits, including the United Way Women’s Leadership Council and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
      • Doris has been supported Bike MS and Alexandra’s Angels, which fund multiple sclerosis research.
      • From 2014 to 2020, she served on the board of the Commonwealth Institute (TCI) and was the governance chair from 2017 to 2020.
      • An avid competitive equestrian and horse owner, Doris participates in show jumping and enjoys snowboarding and golf.
          • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
          • Series 7 and 66 securities licenses
          • Variable annuities, life and health licenses
          Financial planning
          Philanthropy
          Legacy planning
          Business succession
          Banking
          Lending services
          100 SE 2nd Street
          Suite 2500
          Miami, FL 33131
        • Gina Jamurath

          Gina Jamurath

          Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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          Both
          • CA
          • FL
          • GA
          • NJ
          • NY

          Being proactive, asking the right questions and managing expectations—that’s why Gina is the go-to person on the team. She’s passionate about helping clients and team members, and goes above and beyond to ensure that clients have everything they need and more. She acquired these skills during her many years in the industry, first as a bank teller and personal banker, and later as a client analyst and wealth advisor associate. Today, in her role as Relationship Manager, Gina strives to make each client feel special and deliver an exceptional client experience. The connections she builds with clients and the service she provides are why she loves her job.

          Experience

          • Wealth Advisor Associate, Wells Fargo Private Bank
          • Associate Wealth Management Professional, Goldman Sachs
          • Personal Banker, Citibank

          Life

          • Gina was born in Trinidad and immigrated to the United States at the age of four.
          • Gina loves to travel and spend time with her husband, Richard, and their young daughter.
          • Gina is actively involved as a volunteer with the Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program, and she serves as a committee member for various events to support the Miami Children’s Museum.
            • University of Miami, M.B.A
            • Florida International University, B.S., finance and international relations
            • Series 7 and 66 securities licenses
            • Variable annuities, life and health licenses
            100 SE 2nd Street
            Suite 2500
            Miami, FL 33131

          Private Wealth Management

          As a team within the exclusive Private Wealth Management division at UBS, we connect you to the dynamic presence of one of the world‘s leading wealth managers. Private Wealth Advisors serve many of the firm‘s largest relationships, providing extensive reach and the distinct advantage of the firm‘s global perspective, insights and resources.

          Your life, wealth and future. UBS Wealth Way

          Accessing resources. Delivering solutions.

          Accessing resources. Delivering solutions.

          Shaping exceptional family wealth

          Shaping exceptional family wealth

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          $3.3 trillion

          In invested assets globally 
          As of 12/31/2021

          51 countries

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