Mr. McCann joined NewEdge Capital Group at the start of 2022 as Co-Chairman and an investor in the firm. Prior to joining NewEdge, Mr. McCann spent the first 26 years of his career at Merrill Lynch, beginning as a trader and rising through the ranks to lead one of the world’s largest wealth management businesses as Vice Chairman and President of Global Wealth Management. In 2009, UBS Wealth Management named Mr. McCann Chief Executive Officer of UBS Wealth Management Americas and member of the Group Executive Board of UBS AG. He and his team transformed the wealth division into a thriving profitable enterprise before he took the helm as Chairman of UBS Group AG’s North American operations.
Mr. McCann has worked extensively with various securities associations and exchanges throughout his career. He has been a governor of FINRA and a board member of the Securities Industry Association.
A committed philanthropist, Mr. McCann is involved with several charitable organizations. He serves on the Executive Committee of the Irish Arts Center and the Command Council of the Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services. He is also a Trustee Emeritus of his alma mater, Bethany College.
Mr. McCann received his B.A. in economics from Bethany College and his MBA from the Neeley School at Texas Christian University. He is a dual citizen of the United States and Ireland.