Experience That inspires confidence

Stonegate Wealth Management specializes in serving affluent family groups and institutions by providing clients with tailored strategies and solutions.  The foundation of our business is the ability to make independent investment decisions aligned with the best interests of our clients. This will never change.

Tony Randall Smith

Managing Director - Investments
Senior Portfolio Manager

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Tony is a Managing Director - Investments and Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for Stonegate's investment and risk management process.  Previously, he was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Smith Barney where he advised Ultra-High Net Worth family groups for over 15 years. Tony has been recognized as one of the nation’s top Financial Advisors by Barron's. He graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he earned a BS and MBA.


Registered States:
AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, IL, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI


William E. Richardson

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management

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Billy is responsible for Fixed Income Trading at Stonegate and has focused on Taxable and Municipal investments for wealthy families and institutions for over 45 years. Prior to UBS, Billy was Vice President of Municipal Sales & Trading with Sterne, Agee & Leach, Inc. He is a graduate of The University of Alabama.


Registered States:
AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, LA, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI


Jerry G. Duncan

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management

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With a concentration in Municipal Fixed Income for Stonegate, Jerry is responsible for Tax-Free security selection and execution. He has over 35 years of experience in Fixed Income, including 14 years as Vice President at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter and 19 years with Smith Barney. Jerry has been recognized by Barron's as one of the top Financial Advisors. A graduate of The University of Alabama, Jerry earned a BA and MA from the School of Education.


Registered States:
AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, KS, LA, MA, MD, MI, MS, MT, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI


Mark Sommer

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management

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Mark is responsible for Stonegate's Investment Management business, where he oversees the third-party asset management for Stonegate clients. Additionally, he is involved in the equity research initiative for the group. Prior to joining UBS in 2007, Mark was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Smith Barney. Previously, he was a research analyst, covering the life and specialty insurance industries at The Robinson-Humphrey Company. A graduate of Auburn University, Mark received a BS in Finance.


Registered States:
AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, LA, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI


Christopher Compton

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
Senior Portfolio Manager

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Chris is a Senior Vice President - Wealth Management responsible for equity research and trading. Prior to joining UBS in 2007, Chris was an Investment Associate and Portfolio Manager with Smith Barney. Chris graduated from Denison University with a BA in Economics, and received an MBA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.


Registered States:
AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, KS, LA, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI


Matthew C. Brown, CFP®

Senior Vice President - Wealth Management
Portfolio Manager
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™

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Matthew is a Senior Vice President - Wealth Management responsible for research, trading, and fixed income analysis. He has been with UBS since 2009. Previously, Matthew was a Senior Associate at Navigant Capital Advisors, a boutique investment bank, where he provided advisory services to hedge funds, private equity groups, and other institutional investors. Prior to Navigant, Matthew structured mezzanine financing for real estate investors at CapitalSource Finance. Matthew graduated from Hampden-Sydney College with a BA in Managerial Economics, and has an MBA from Emory University.


Registered States:
AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, LA, MA, MD, MI, MS, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI


James Walter "Jay" Allen

Director
Senior Wealth Strategy Associate
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Jay works with ultra high net worth clients of Stonegate helping to coordinate their investment, estate planning and philanthropic goals. Jay focuses on developing and implementing creative and comprehensive strategies to assist clients with complex financial needs, including preservation and  transfer of wealth. He also reviews clients’ estate planning documents to help ensure that the plan accurately reflects the family’s philosophy, needs and objectives.

Prior to joining Stonegate in 2017, Jay worked with ultra high net worth families across the Southeast in a similar role.  Previously, Jay was a Director in the Wealth Advisory Center of GenSpring Family Offices, where he worked with ultra high net worth families on estate, gift and philanthropic planning. Jay also worked with high net worth clients on estate and financial planning issues during his tenure as a Wealth Management Specialist at Morgan Keegan & Company. Jay began his career with Arthur Andersen, where he worked on a specialty team responsible for developing and implementing cutting edge estate planning strategies and solutions for ultra high net worth clients.

Jay earned his BA in Accountancy from the University of Mississippi and his J.D. from University of Mississippi School of Law.  He is a licensed attorney and active member of the Mississippi Bar Association.

 


Registered States:
AL, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI