Experience Makes all the difference

Employing a comprehensive, yet focused, approach to your financial situation, we can provide customized investment strategies designed to help you pursue your individual needs and goals. We view this as an in-depth approach to your investment and financial life – taking into account your total asset and liability needs.

Edward "Ted" Almy, Jr.

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
Senior Portfolio Manager
860-727-4618

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Ted began his career in the financial industry in 2001 with Northwestern Mutual.  In 2002, he joined UBS as a junior partner to a seasoned advisor ultimately taking over the senior advisor’s book of business when he retired in 2008.  Ted has been a member of the UBS Director’s Club since 2007.

 Ted is a Senior Portfolio Manager.   Ted focuses on portfolio management, concentrated stock management, corporate insider/Rule 144 restricted stock, trust and estate planning, complex life insurance solutions, multigenerational family wealth management, retirement income and education planning.  Ted is FINRA registered and holds Series 7 and 65 securities licenses. He also has licenses in Life and Health insurance and is registered in 33 states.

Ted grew up in Dedham, Massachusetts and has lived in West Simsbury, Connecticut for the last 20 years.  He attended Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut where he earned a BA in History and was a four year starter on the Men's ice hockey team. Ted worked in sales and marketing early in his career but, it was only a matter of time that he would become a financial advisor considering that his father and both grandfathers were financial advisors/brokers. 

 Ted and his wife, Maura, have been married for 37 years.  They have three grown children and two grandchildren.  

 Away from work, Ted and his wife, spend time at their recently purchased second home outside of Savannah, Georgia.  Ted is a single digit handicap golfer, an A-level paddle tennis player and recreational tennis player; he also enjoys gardening and is an avid reader. 

 Ted is very active in the community.  He is an 18-year Trustee of the Simsbury Land Trust.  He has served as the President of the Hop Brook Tennis Club for the last 7 years and the Treasurer for the Simsbury Cemetery Association since 2018.   Since 2007, he has also been a member of the US Foreign Policy Association.

 


Registered States:
AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Charles C. "Chuck" Roberts

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
860-727-4608

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Chuck has developed his 30+ years of financial services experience at our Firm as a Senior Vice President. He has extensive investment knowledge and a superior commitment to client service. He follows in the footsteps of his father, who for 35 years, was also a Financial Advisor at the Firm. Chuck's knowledge of and experience in estate planning strategies and retirement planning provide him with the added ability to help clients navigate the ever-changing financial landscape. Chuck believes his role as Financial Advisor takes commitment, effective communication and trust.


Registered States:
AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Chad C. Czerwinski

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
Senior Portfolio Manager
860-727-4615

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Chad provides sophisticated investment advice, portfolio construction and wealth management services to multi-generational families, individuals and small institutions.  He prides himself on his ability to listen intently to clients in an effort to truly understand them and their goals.  Once their objectives are identified and understood, Chad works with the team to create a customized plan with a set of solutions designed to specifically meet a clients needs.  His unwavering commitment to clients, combined with the highest level of discretion, have helped Chad to be recognized as a leader in the industry, recently being named to the Forbes/Shook list of Best-in-State Wealth Advisors in CT for the second year in a row and Barron's Top 1200 Advisors in America for 2019.

Chad began his career in financial services in 2000 as a Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley, joining UBS in 2006.  In addition to being a Financial Advisor, he has also held management related positions at UBS, including locally as Manager of the West Hartford office and as a Regional Development Officer.  He earned a Masters in Management (MSM) with a concentration in banking and financial management from Boston University.  He received his Bachelors degree from the University of Connecticut.  Additionally, Chad completed a customized executive education program spanning topics such as asset allocation, portfolio management, alternative investments and economics at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business.  He is series 7, 9 and 10 licensed and is a Registered Investment Advisor.

Chad lives in Farmington, Connecticut with his wife Jennifer and their three boys where he volunteers his time to a variety of youth athletic programs.  He serves on the board of directors of the Hartford Youth Scholars and is a prior board member of the Greater Hartford Arts Council.  He is also member of the World Affairs Council of Connecticut. 


Registered States:
AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Thomas Edward Humphreys

First Vice President - Wealth Management
Financial Advisor
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)
Portfolio Manager
860-727-1596

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Tom has been with UBS for 12 years and has over 17 years of industry experience.  He specializes in providing comprehensive financial planning and investment management services to individual clients and families.  For the first 9 years of his time at UBS, Tom served as Director and Wealth Management Consultant where he advised financial advisors on retirement income and longevity planning.  He understands that there are no cookie-cutter approaches to retirement planning.  Only through detailed discussions with each client about their unique goals, can a financial Advisor provide appropriate solutions.  Prior to joining UBS, Tom began his career in financial services in 2000 where he was a director of Advanced Planning at the Hartford Financial Services Group.  Lastly, Tom was also a high school math teacher and coach at the Delbarton School in Morristown, NJ. 

Tom received his Bachelors Degree in Economics from Middlebury College and went on to earn his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.  In addition, Tom has earned the Chartered Financial Consultant designation (ChFC) from The American College.  He holds the Series 7, 63 and 66 securities licenses, holds his Life and Health Licenses and is a Registered Investment Advisor.  

Tom is married to his wife, Lisa of 20 years.  They reside in West Simsbury where they raise their two children, Lucy and Tommy.  Tom is active in the Simsbury Youth Hockey Association where he is a coach and member of the Board of Directors.


Registered States:
AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI


Ryan S. Bagley

Wealth Strategy Associate
860-727-1543

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Ryan began his career in the financial services industry in 1996 at PaineWebber in Boston. His background includes positions in investment solutions, regional institutional sales, client services and operations. Ryan received his bachelor's degree from Tufts University and completed his MBA at Babson College's Olin School of Business. A native of Western Massachusetts, Ryan currently resides in South Hadley with his wife Mary and his three daughters. He has been very involved in his local community coaching for various youth sports.


Registered States:
CA, CT, DE, FL, GA, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, VT, WI


Dawn M. Fernandes

Senior Client Service Associate
860-727-1523

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Dawn has been Serving UBS (formerly Paine Webber) clients for more than 32 years. She is admired within the company and consistently complimented by clients for her service talents and thoughtful, cheerful style.


Crystal Dawn Sweatt

Client Service Associate
860-727-1502

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Crystal  Sweatt is a Registered Client Associate with the ARCH Group of UBS Financial Services.  She joined the firm and the team in October of 2018 and has over 10 years of financial industry experience.  When she is not at work, she enjoys reading, cooking, or exploring the outdoors with her significant other Josh, and their dog Bailey.  Crystal is Series 7/66 licensed.

 


Registered States:
CT


Cecilia Bettencourt

Senior Registered Client Associate
860-727-1532

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Cecilia has been committed to providing exceptional client service since she joined UBS in 1998.  She joined the Acquaviva Czerwinski Group in March of 2013.  Prior to joining UBS, she worked at Society for Savings/BankBoston for 10 years where she held various positions.  Cecilia's primary focus includes providing all aspects of administrative support to our clients and the group.  She is also responsible for maintaining the group's Client Service Matrix.  Cecilia maintains Series 7 and 66 licenses.  She lives in West Hartford with her husband, Jeff and two children.  Born and raised on Madeira Island, Portugal, she enjoys traveling, gardening, reading, and spending time with the family at the beach in Rhode Island.


Registered States:
CT, FL, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY