My goal is to thoroughly understand your financial needs and then align the resources to help you meet or exceed them. I can help you evaluate near-term concerns and plan for long-term goals, be a sounding board for investment ideas, assist you in developing and executing a strategy that is precisely your own and helps you meet your needs.
- Financial Planning Association
The largest membership organization for personal financial planning experts in the US
- Morgan Stanley Environment and Social Finance Forum
Member, Steering Committee
- Director, Theodore Gordon Flyfishers
Founders Fund Society Sponsor
Awards annual scholarships to outstanding students of the environmental sciences.
- Director, Juliana’s Anglers
A women’s fly fishing club based in New York City
• Enjoys living amid the art galleries and elevated promenades of West Chelsea with Doug, her partner of 14 years.
- Professional Portfolio Management
- Family Consulting
- Retirement Planning
- Education Planning
- Socially Responsible Investing
- Philanthropic Services
- Executive Financial Services
- Insurance Services
- Planning for Special Needs Individuals
- Ph.D., Harvard University, Cell & Developmental Biology, 1993
- M.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1988
- B.A., University of California, Davis, 1985
- Series 7 – General Securities Representative
- Series 66 – Investment Advisory Agent and Uniform State Exam
- Life, Health and Variable Annuity
- Certified Agent, NYS Partnership for Long-Term Care
- Certified Agent, NJ Partnership for Long-Term Care
- CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER
Portfolio Manager and Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, 2010 – Present
- Financial Advisor
UBS Financial Services, Inc., 2005 – 2010
- Prior Professional:
• Chairperson, Department of Biology, 1999 – 2003, 2005
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield CT
• Faculty of Biology, 1993 – 2005
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield CT
• Post-Doctoral Fellow, 1992 - 1993
Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research, MA
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