Understanding Comes from experience

Our team of professionals distinguishes itself with both financial experience and personal service. We strive to earn your loyalty through hard work, the right advice and a dedication to developing long-term relationships.

Michael A. Nelson

First Vice President - Wealth Management
303-820-5116
mike.nelson@ubs.com

Mike is the senior member of the team with over 29 years of experience in the financial services industry. Mike focuses on equity and alternative investment research and manager selection for our clients. Prior to joining UBS, Mike spent 23 years as a Senior Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch. Mike earned his B.S. in business administration and marketing from the University of Northern Colorado. He is a Colorado native and has many interests including, skiing, hunting, fishing, squash, ice hockey and golf.


Registered States:
AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MS, NC, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY


Colin Murphy

First Vice President - Wealth Management
Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS®)
Senior Portfolio Manager
Senior Retirement Plan Consultant
303-820-5117
colin.murphy@ubs.com

Colin has almost 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. With a specialized background in fixed income management and institutional bond trading. Colin creates a comprehensive experience for our clients. Prior to joining UBS< he was a Financial Advisor for Merrill Lynch and he managed the institutional bond departments in Chicago and New York. Colin earned his MBA in Finance and Accounting from Regis Jesuit University in Denver and is a Certified Retirement Plan Specialist.


Registered States:
AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IA, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MS, NC, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY


Kevin S. Hogue, CFP®

Senior Wealth Strategy Associate
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
303-820-5119
kevin.hogue@ubs.com

Kevin primariliy focuses on the Financial and Estate Planning needs of our clients. With over 24 years of experience in the financial services industry, Kevin specializes in estate and philanthropic planning strategies. Prior to joining UBS, he was a Regional Financial Planning Specialist for Merrill Lynch. Kevin earned his B.S. from Colorado State University, his MBA in Finance from Regis University and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™.


Registered States:
AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, LA, MA, NM, NY, OH, TX


Mariana Picans

Client Service Associate
303-820-5120
mariana.picans@ubs.com

Mariana is a native of Miami, Florida. She moved to Toulouse, France where she completed a French immersion program for six months. Subsequently, Mariana completed her undergraduate studies in economics and global business administration at the Institut Catholique de Toulouse. Upon graduation she returned to Miami where she worked at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. with a team focused on foreign bond arbitrage with international clients and options trading with institutional investors. Eager to be close to family, she moved to Denver and joined UBS in January 2017. Passionate about the great outdoors, the move to Denver was a natural fit. Mariana enjoys cycling, hiking and watching live music. Mariana is fluent in Spanish, French and English and holds her Series 7 registration.


Registered States:
CO