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The UBS San Diego Human Trafficking Prevention Collective

Chris Marsh is a Managing Director at UBS Financial Services, responsible for the Wealth Management business across San Diego County: Rancho Bernardo, San Diego Downtown, Carmel Valley, and La Jolla branches.

Capabilities to impact your life and wealth
Chris has served in a variety of roles, across the US and International Wealth Management businesses, since joining the firm in 1999. Chris has worked with advisor teams serving clients in Asia Pacific, Switzerland,Germany,France,Monaco,UKand the United States. He has had the opportunity to work closely with advisor teams globally, create solutions for unique client situations using UBS's global resources.

Experience to guide you forward
Chris's prior experience, including roles in technology, business development,andasaprofessionalbusinesscoach, have given him insights into helping businesses grow quickly – despite the uncertainty of financial markets. His experience has also proven valuable in supporting financial and estate planning across generations – a challenge many clients face. Chris's passion lies in helping to create solutions for clients, their families, and often their companies, endowments, or foundations. "I find it extremely rewarding to connect San Diego-based colleagues and clients with experts and solutions from around the world. The talent and wealth of experience from our 150-year tradition at UBS creates confidence among our team; when something is important to our clients, and is the right thing to do, we can find a way to help them accomplish it."

Professional achievements and education
Prior to joining UBS, Chris worked with SNL Securities and Andersen Consulting in roles ranging from consulting to technology and sales. He holdsFINRA Series 3, 7, 9, 10, and 66 securities licenses, as well as a CaliforniaStateInsuranceLicense.ChrisearnedaBachelorof Science degree in Finance and MIS at the University of Virginia.

Outside the office
Chris and his wife, Malinda, have three sons: Sean Michael, Danny and Xavier. They enjoy participating in many cultural and philanthropic organizations throughout San Diego, as well as with Boy Scouts and many children’s sports.

Aug 17, 2018

Making 'Good' Happen

Toni's passion is Goodwill San Diego's mission to provide training and employment opportunities to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. She has spent more than 18 years with Goodwill San Diego, creating a culture of inclusivity and civility, where people can experience personal and professional growth in a nurturing environment.

Toni believes that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the dignity of work. She has developed a strong leadership team at Goodwill to support the mission and expansion of their social enterprise, enabling them to provide paid work experience to over 1300 San Diego County residents. She continues to communicate, design and implement her vision, which provides a career path for every employee and in-depth career counseling for every job seeker who visits a Goodwill Community Employment Center.

Toni is an outdoor enthusiast who loves the mountains, hiking, gardening and the beauty of nature. She is married and has 7 children, including two son-in-laws and one daughter-in-law, and 5 grandchildren.

Toni is a lifelong learner, studying Humanities, Art, Non-Profit Management, Business Administration, Organizational Development and Human Resources. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Management from Bellevue University and a Certificate of Completion from Goodwill Industries International's Executive Development Program, a 16-month program that prepares Goodwill leaders to become Chief Executive Officers

Aug 24, 2018

Eating Disorders: It's in the Brain!

Dr. Erin Parks is a clinical psychologist and the Director of Outreach and Admissions for the UCSD Eating Disorder Center for Treatment & Research. Dr. Parks is a graduate of Northwestern University and UCSD/SDSU's Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, where she specialized in neuropsychology and conducted neuroimaging research of child development. Dr. Parks began working at the UCSD Eating Disorder Center for her postdoctoral fellowship. She has worked as a clinician in the Adolescent Clinic, was the founding manager of the Pediatric Clinic, and co-managed the Adult Clinic. She has also worked as a psychologist on the inpatient Medical Behavioral Unit (MBU) and co-lead the Intensive Family Therapy (IFT) program. As Director of Outreach and Admissions, Dr. Parks current focus is on how to best educate clinicians, parents, and the community about the neurobiological basis of eating disorders and the evidence-based treatments that are now available.

Aug 31, 2018

Emerging Employment Trends: The Coming Labor Shortage

Mark James, CPC is the Founder and President of Hire Consulting Services, established in 1999. He is a Certified Personnel Consultant and has been providing executive career transition coaching and executive search consulting services for over 25 years. Mark is the author of his new book: “Keys to the C Suite: Unlock the doors to Executive Career Path Success!” He is also a Certified Partner with the Predictive Index suite of behavior assessments. Mark has the reputation for delivering a proven structure and process, coupled with honest expert advice. Mark coaches executives in career transition. His passion is to coach executives manage their careers more effectively and guide growing companies to hire and manage the best talent. He brings a positive approach to the career search — enabling his clients to develop their personal brand identity, leverage their strengths, dramatically improve their interview skills, salary negotiation, creating professional job search strategies and to clearly articulate their networking messages about their background, passions, and career objectives. Mark’s clients are then able to separate themselves from the rest of the job searchers, and uniquely present themselves as the solution to the needs of their target companies. Since 2005, he has been the host and facilitator of the monthly ExecuNet Networking Meetings for executives in career transition in San Diego and Orange County, CA. He has a successful blog called The Career Catalyst and has been published in several news articles, books and newsletters, conducted numerous seminars and career workshops, and has been a guest speaker at several career and networking events.

Sep 28, 2018