Alan Mele offers decades of trading and distribution experience gained in a variety of roles at UBS Securities, LLC and PaineWebber prior to their merger.
Alan initiated his career as an Auditor at the former Ernst and Whinney (currently Ernst and Young), focused on various closely held enterprises across the Northeast. Following that three-year period, he joined PaineWebber as a Sales Coordinator with a subsequent transfer to Government Debt trading, where he eventually managed numerous trading areas that included Government Debt, GSE trading, Zero Coupon trading as well as the management of Money Market product distribution.
During his long tenure at UBS Mr. Mele gained a breadth of experience in areas that include the aforementioned trading disciplines, syndicate structuring, electronic trading development, direct client sales and marketing, as well as portfolio analysis.
Alan played a key role in the development of the UBS/PW Fixed Income distribution business, as both a risk and trading manager, that ultimately developed into a nearly quarter billion-dollar annual revenue stream. His risk management areas of responsibility were wide ranging and included Government/GSE Debt, Corporate Credit, Mortgage Backed Debt, Preferred Equity, Brokered Deposits, Emerging Markets, Money Markets, etc. Mr. Mele’s conservative approach in this role allowed for success and profitability through a multitude of market cycles.
Mr. Mele holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Accounting from New York University.