Jay DeGeare

Board Member

Jay DeGeareMr. DeGeare is a Managing Director and Financial Advisor in the Private Wealth Division of UBS.  He has spent more than 21 years advising entrepreneurs, businesses, charities, and high net worth families on complex investment, asset allocation, risk management, tax and philanthropic planning.  Inevitably Jay and his experienced team strive to add value to already successful families and organizations to help them achieve their specific goals.

Mr. DeGeare served in the United States Army as a Tank Platoon leader and Reconnaissance Scout Platoon leader, retiring as a Captain after finishing his military career as an instructor.

Mr. DeGeare graduated with a B.S. in Management and a minor in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is an Airborne Ranger and is both scuba and skydiving certified. Jay lives in St. Petersburg Florida with his wife of 25 years, Christi and their two children. He is a founder and active member of New World Angels (a Florida angel investment group). He is past Chairman of the Investment Committee as well as the Strategic Planning Committee for Shorecrest Preparatory School, past President of the West Point Society of South Florida, on the Steering committee for the Flight 93 Memorial Foundation, volunteers as a Hope Coach for Dawson McAlister Live, and is active in philanthropy in both his community and with his clients.