Experience Makes all the difference

As a premier source of wealth management services for affluent individuals and families, The BP Group strives to provide our clients with seasoned financial advice by creating custom-tailored solutions and a level of sophistication typically reserved for large corporations, financial institutions and governments.

Nicholas Pavle

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
Financial Advisor
858-947-7123
nicholas.pavle@ubs.com

Nicholas is the team’s global macro and strategic asset allocation consultant and also provides the team’s expertise in alternative investments. He has been a registered investment advisor since 1980. Nicholas received his B.A. in economics from the University of Michigan, his Certified Investment Management AnalystSM designation from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Certificant. He resides in San Diego and has four children. Nicholas is a member of The University of Michigan Alumni Association.


Registered States:
AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NY, OH, VA, VT, WA


Gary Bice

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
Financial Advisor
Certified Portfolio Manager (CPM®)
248-645-7096
gary.bice@ubs.com

Gary is the team’s tactical asset allocation consultant responsible for non-core asset selection, focusing on tactical fixed income management. He has been a registered investment advisor since 1983 and received his B.A. in economics from Wayne State University. In addition, Gary was named one of the ”Top 40 Financial Advisors” by Crain’s Detroit Business in 2007 and 2008. He lives in Bloomfield Hills with his wife, Wendy, and their three children. Gary is a member of the Wayne State University Athletic Hall of Fame and still competes in U.S. Masters Swimming.


Registered States:
AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NY, OH, PA, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI


Michael R. Leach

Financial Advisor
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)
248-645-7894
michael.leach@ubs.com

Michael joined The BP group shortly after earning his B.A. degrees in economics and psychology from the University of Michigan. He is responsible for the financial planning segment of The BP Group and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. Michael is involved in new business development and assists with day-to-day operations. He lives in Troy and is actively involved in the University of Michigan Alumni Association.


Registered States:
AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NY, OH, PA, VA, VT, WA


Melissa Fulmer

Senior Client Service Associate
248-645-7886
melissa.fulmer@ubs.com

Melissa received her B.A. degree in political science from Michigan State University and has been in the financial services business since 2005. She carries Series 7, 31 and 66, as well as health/life insurance licenses. Melissa is responsible for daily administration of client accounts and is a liaison for all client requests.


Registered States:
CA, FL, MI, MS