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Where do your passions lie? We address every dimension of your life and your goals—investments, business and legacy—to develop a plan that’s truly personalized for you. Then we’ll help you organize your financial life into three strategies: Liquidity—to help provide cash flow for short-term expenses, Longevity—for longer-term needs and Legacy—for needs that go beyond your own.

UBS Wealth Way is an approach incorporating Liquidity. Longevity. Legacy. strategies, that UBS Financial Services Inc. and our Financial Advisors can use to assist clients in exploring and pursuing their wealth management needs and goals over different time frames. This approach is not a promise or guarantee that wealth, or any financial results, can or will be achieved. All investments involve the risk of loss, including the risk of loss of the entire investment.

The Wacker, Demko, Lendi, Jaeggi, Bemel Team
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    Roger Wacker

    Managing Director

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    Roger Wacker has over 44 years of wealth management experience working across the globe.

     

    As a Private Wealth Advisor, Roger draws upon his vast experience and knowledge to offer customized wealth management advice and personalized service to his ultra-high net worth clients and their families and foundations. He works closely with his clients to develop investment strategies tailored to their needs. This ensures that he has a thorough understanding of their objectives, and that they have realistic expectations and an understanding of the risks and rewards inherent in their investments.

     

    In 2015, Roger rejoined UBS as a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager after serving as a Managing Director and Senior Relationship Manager in the Private Banking North America business of Credit Suisse. During his previous tenure at UBS, he was the Chief Investment Officer and head of the UBS Middle Eastern Group, where he managed assets in excess of CHF $11B. Then, after managing UBS’s West Coast Region for nearly a decade, Roger joined Julius Baer to head their North American Private Bank. He was key to UBS' acquisition of Julius Baer.

     

    Roger earned a Swiss Banking Diploma and a Swiss Commercial Diploma. He is fluent in German, French and Swiss-German.

     

    Roger serves on the Global Leadership Council for the Mayo Clinic, and on the Board of Directors for the Providence St. John's Health Center, where he is also a Trustee for the PSJHC Foundation and the John Wayne Cancer Institute. In addition, he is a Trustee for the California Institute of the Arts, serving on multiple committees, and is Chairman Emeritus of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce. Roger is also a former captain in the Swiss Army.

    • Barron’s Top 100 Private Wealth Advisory Teams, 2021, 2022The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q4. 
    • Barron's Top 1,200 Financial Advisors, 2019, 2020, 2021
      The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q3. 
    • Forbes America's Top Wealth Advisors, 2017, 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.
    • Forbes America's Top Wealth Advisors, 2020The 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 Advisors, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022The 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.

      • Senior Portfolio Manager
      • Private Wealth Advisor
      2000 Avenue of the Stars
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      Los Angeles, CA 90067
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      Justin Demko, CPM

      Managing Director–Wealth Management

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      Justin is a senior portfolio manager and Private Wealth Advisor. He designs and constructs client portfolios, and helps determine the most efficient methods of executing the strategic investment plan for every client portfolio he manages.

      Justin earned a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in finance from California Polytechnic State University, San LuisObispo. He attended New York University's School of Professional Studies, focusing on international finance and financial planning. Prior to joining UBS, Justin served as Vice President with Bear Stearns' Private Client Division in New York City and with the Private Client Division of CIBC Oppenheimer.

      Justin holds FINRA Series 7, 31 and 66 securities licenses and is a licensed California insurance agent. He is also a graduate of the ACPM program held at Columbia University, earning the Certified Portfolio Manager designation. He applies his extensive experience in the derivatives markets to the portfolio design process.

      A native of San Luis Obispo, California, Justin and his family manage a working cattle ranch and avocado grove on the central coast. As a licensed pilot, Justin volunteers with Angel Flight West as a Command Pilot and serves on the organization's board of directors. The organization arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs. He also is a career-path mentor to veterans as part of the American Corporate Partners.

       

      • Barron’s Top 100 Private Wealth Advisory Teams, 2021, 2022The Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q4. 
      • Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022The 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.

      • California Polytechnic State University, San LuisObispo, B.S. Business Administration, Concentration in Finance
      • New York University's School of Professional Studies, International Finance and Financial Planning
      • Certified Portfolio Manager®
      • Senior Portfolio Manager
      • Private Wealth Advisor
      2000 Avenue of the Stars
      7th. Floor North
      Los Angeles, CA 90067
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      Stefan Lendi

      Executive Director

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      Stefan Lendi was a Relationship Manager in the Private Banking North America business of Credit Suisse before rejoining UBS in 2015.

      From 2006 to 2011, Stefan was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management and also worked at UBS Wealth Management, Los Angeles as an Executive Director. Prior to that, he worked in the New York, Buenos Aires, Geneva and Zurich offices for Swiss Bank Corporation.

      Stefan is fluent in German, English, Spanish, and French. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Return to Zero: H.O.P.E. and the board of directors of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce.

      Stefan earned a B.A. from the Swiss Business School in Switzerland and the professional designation in Personal Financial Planning from UCLA.

      • Barron’s Top 100 Private Wealth Advisory TeamsThe Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q4. 

      • Swiss Business School, B.A.
      • UCLA, Personal Financial Planning
      • Private Wealth Advisor
      2000 Avenue of the Stars
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      Los Angeles, CA 90067
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      Heinz Jaeggi

      Executive Director

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      Formerly a Relationship Manager in the Private Banking North America business of Credit Suisse, Heinz rejoined UBS in 2015.

      From 2006 to 2011 Heinz was a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management and an Executive Director at UBS for the 13 years prior. He also worked as a Private Banker for Swiss Bank Corporation in Switzerland, New York, Miami and the Bahamas.

      Heinz earned a Federal Bank Employee Diploma from the University of Berne, Switzerland (equivalent to U.S. master’s degree), and a Federal Diploma of Commercial Banking Profession (equivalent to U.S. bachelor’s degree) from the Commercial School of Biel, Switzerland.

      Heinz also hold a California insurance license and is fluent in German, English, Spanish, and French and serves on the board of directors of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce.

      • Barron’s Top 100 Private Wealth Advisory TeamsThe Barron's rating is awarded annually in March and is based on information from the prior year Q4. 

      • University of Berne, Switzerland, Federal Bank Employee Diploma
      • Commercial School of Biel, Switzerland, Federal Diploma of Commercial Banking Profession
      • Senior Portfolio Manager
      • Private Wealth Advisor
      2000 Avenue of the Stars
      7th. Floor North
      Los Angeles, CA 90067
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      Prophit | Goodenough

      Senior Vice President–Wealth Management

      Financial Advisor

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      Dan analyzes the risks and advantages/disadvantages of various client investment opportunities in light of the client's individual financial circumstances, with special attention paid to investment strategies that are suitable for their particular financial status, objectives, risk tolerance, tax exposure, and other investment needs.

      As a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Dan focuses on helping clients navigate the financial impact of divorce. He works with clients before, during, and after such challenging situations.

      Prior to joining UBS in 2009, Dan practiced law at Los Angeles area firms in a wide variety of disciplines including trust and estates, corporate litigation, family law, and liability defense, however does not perform this function at UBS.

      Born and raised in Los Angeles, Dan earned a B.A. in sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities licenses, is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, and is a member in good standing of the California Bar Association.

        • University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A. Sociology
        • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D.
        • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
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        Maria Ferrante

        Director

        Senior Wealth Strategy Associate

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        Maria is a Senior Wealth Strategy Associate. She brings over 20 years of financial industry experience to the team, encompassing all aspects of client servicing and private banking for high-net worth families.

        Maria has also worked for Bank Julius Baer and Credit Suisse in Los Angeles, as well as in Lugano, Switzerland.

        Maria grew up in Los Angeles and earned her bachelor of arts degree in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities licenses, and is fluent in Italian and conversational in Spanish.

        Maria and her husband have two children. Maria serves as the President of her children's elementary School PTA. In addition, Maria sits on the Board of Haven Academy of the Arts, an Arts Education Program that seeks to develop character and life skills in youth through the performing arts.

          • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. Sociology
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