John G. Uriostegui, Jr., CIMA®
As a co-founder, senior member and team leader of theUgroup, John is responsible for investment strategy, asset allocation and wealth planning. He has over 23 years of industry experience and utilizes a developed and refined process that is designed to help families put the pieces of their financial puzzle together.
John is a member of the firm’s Portfolio Manager Program, a select group of advisors who undergo a comprehensive screening process in order to manage discretionary portfolios. As a member of this program, John is subject to ongoing quantitative and qualitative review to assess his investment strategy. His investment process reflects his extensive knowledge of equities, fixed income and alternative assets. He tailors investment strategies to help meet the needs and risk profiles of theUgroup’s clients, delivering a holistic approach to investment management.
Prior to joining the firm in 2011, John was a Director at Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown (2006–2011) and a Senior Vice President at Smith Barney (1991–2006).
John earned his B.A. in Finance from Loyola Marymount University and also earned his Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) certification by successfully completing the "four E's" – experience, education, examination and ethics. The specific requirements include demonstrating at least three years of experience in investment management consulting, passing a background check and qualification examination, completing an education program at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, passing a comprehensive certification examination, agreeing to adhere to an ethical code of professional responsibility, and completing 40 hours of continuing education every two years.
John lives in Manhattan Beach, CA with his three children. In addition to spending time with his family, John coaches youth soccer, football, basketball and baseball. He also enjoys skiing, volleyball and basketball. An active member of the community, John is a Board Member of Ginsburg Foundation and supports many local non-profit organizations.
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Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA®) is the owner of the certification marks “CIMA®,” and “Certified Investment Management Analyst®.” Use of CIMA® or Certified Investment Management Analyst® signifies that the user has successfully completed IMCA’s initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for investment management consultants.