Tom Giacalone is a Managing Director and Head of Operations, WM Americas and Americas.
In this role, Tom drives the strategic direction for, as well as leads, all operational functions and services that support 7,000 advisors across the region. As Head of Operations, Americas, he oversees operations for all UBS business divisions across the US, Canada and Latin America.
As part of his responsibilities, Tom serves as a member of several key Wealth Management and regional committees including: the WM USA Management Committee, the Combined US Operating Management Committee, and the Global Operations Management Committee.
Tom joined UBS's predecessor firm, PaineWebber, in 1997. After working for several years in wealth management, Tom moved to UBS Investment Bank in 2004; for the next decade, he served in increasingly senior Operations roles including Americas Head Investment Bank Operations and Global Head Equity Operations. Tom assumed the responsibility for Operations across the Americas region in 2014 and added Wealth Management Americas Operations in 2015.
Tom holds an MBA from Saint Peter's University and a BA from State University of New York (SUNY) at Cortland. He currently serves as co-vice chair of SIFMA's Operations and Technology Steering Committee and a member of the Federal Reserve Payments Risk Committee.