Chris Gies, SVP, Advisor Practice Management
Chris is a Senior Vice President, Director of Advisor Practice Management for American Funds, part of Capital Group, where he focuses on training high-level advisors. With more than 35 years of experience, Chris has a broad knowledge of the investment industry. Chris came to Capital Group, home of American Funds, from UBS Financial Services, The Americas, where he was Director of Sales for the Americas. Chris' career with UBS PaineWebber took him through several roles, including Branch and District Manager, Division Sales Manager, as well as National Sales Manager. Chris began his career as an Account Executive for E.F. Hutton. Chris is a graduate of the business school at Eastern Michigan University and received his Certified Financial PlannerTM designation from the College of Financial Planning in Denver, Colorado. His industry registrations currently include FINRA Series 7, 8, 26, 51 and 63.