We believe that by taking a comprehensive approach as early as possible, we can help you pursue your financial goals more effectively. We can help design a flexible wealth management plan that is appropriate for you and your family, while also taking advantage of potential tax-saving opportunities and our experience in helping manage assets.*
* Neither UBS Financial Services Inc. nor any of its employees provide legal or tax advice. You must consult with your legal or tax advisor regarding your personal circumstances.
Daniel P. "Dan" Gaertner, CRPS®
Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS®)
Senior Retirement Plan Consultant
With over twenty years of experience, Dan's areas of expertise include investment management and retirement plan consulting with an emphasis on customer service and attention to detail. He joined with UBS in 2005 after having spent eight years at Prudential Securities and two additional years at the Prudential/Wachovia joint venture.
After receiving a B.A. in finance and economics from Baldwin Wallace College, Dan went on to earn an impressive list of professional credentials, including the Series 7, 63, 65 and life, accident and health insurance licenses as well as the Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS) designation. Dan was also a selected speaker at the 2016 National Association of Plan Advisors Summit in Nashville, TN, named a Financial Times Top 401 Retirement Adviser for 2018 and appointed to the Retirement Advisor Council in 2019.
Outside of the office, Dan is a coach at St. Christopher in Rocky River, OH where he and his wife make their home. They have three sons and spend as much family time together as possible.
CA, FL, IL, KY, MI, MT, NY, OH, PA, SC, TX
Emily Gaul Minnich, CFP®
Emily emphasizes asset allocation and total portfolio management, including structures for education funding, charitable giving and estate planning. She focuses on assisting clients with fiduciary compliance, manager and vendor searches, fee analysis, benchmarking and overall client experience.
After receiving a B.S. in Business Administration with a specialization in marketing from Bowling Green State University, Emily went on to earn an extensive list of professional credentials, including the Series 7, 66, life and health insurance licenses and the prestigious Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) designation. Emily has been recognized by the National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) as one of the Top Women Advisors in 2015, and the Top 50 Under 40 for two consecutive years (2015 & 2016). She is also a committee member for the Women in Retirement Conference as part of the American Retirement Association.
Outside of the office, Emily enjoys staying active and is an indoor cycling instructor in Westlake. She is also an active alumna at St Joseph's Academy and a member of the Women in Pension Network. Emily and her husband make their home in Westlake, OH.
CA, IL, KY, NY, OH, PA
Daniel Gaertner Jr.
As a Financial Advisor at UBS Financial Services, Dan partners with a comprehensive team of senior retirement plan consultants to provide clients and plan participants with risk management recommendations and tools for plan participant education. In utilizing team and firm resources, Dan is able to best focus on fundamental, analytical reporting and client servicing.
Before joining UBS Financial Services in 2018, Dan spent two years with American Century Investments in Kansas City, MO. He has a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance from Bowling Green State University and has since gone on to obtain his Series 6, 7, 63, 65, life and health insurance licensing designations.
Outside of the office, Dan enjoys spending time with his family and being an active alumnus of St. Edwards High School in Lakewood, OH.
CA, FL, IL, MI, MT, NC, NY, OH, PA, SC
Senior Client Service Associate
As a Senior Client Service Associate for UBS Financial Services, Anna works diligently to maintain and strengthen client relationships, fulfilling service requests and enhancing our firm's presence in the community through marketing efforts. She is passionate about earning clients' trust through teamwork and committment.
With over seven years of experience in the industry, Anna guides clients through the onboarding process, initiates and monitors account transfers, processes disbursements and regulates account maintenance items and compliance.
Anna has a Bachelor's of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Political Organization in the Digital Age from the University of Southern California. Outside of the office, Anna enjoys spending quality time with her three year old son.