NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UBS Wealth Management USA announced today that a seven-person team managing $2 billion in client assets has joined the firm in Newport Beach, California. The team, led by Financial Advisors Thomas (“Tom”) J. Nieto and Frederick (“Fred”) D. Grand Jr., have built a successful business focused on high-net-worth individuals and families, entrepreneurs, and institutions.
The team also includes John Hurford, CFA®, Senior Wealth Strategy Associate Rebecca Zahabian, Team Administrator Laura Holland, Senior Client Service Associate David Q. Kuang, CFP® and Registered Client Service Associate Victor Morales.
“We’re excited to welcome Tom, Fred and their team to UBS,” said Justin Frame, Los Angeles & Orange County Market Head at UBS Wealth Management USA. “The scale and caliber of this team is nothing short of impressive, and we’re looking forward to working with them to help our clients grow multi-generational wealth and build a meaningful legacy.”
Tom served as a Private Client Advisor at Bank of America’s Private Bank (formerly U.S. Trust) for 25 years before joining UBS, helping clients to identify and achieve their wealth goals. He is a former board member of the Blue Ribbon Committee at California State University at Fullerton, a former committee member of the Orange County Performing Arts Business Partnership and a former executive board member of the United Way of Orange County. Tom earned a B.A….