Kathleen Lynch is Chief Operating Officer Americas and Wealth Management Americas (WMA), UBS. She is also a member of the Americas and WMA Executive Committees. As WMA COO, Kathleen supports the execution of the business division’s strategy, while also ensuring operational efficiency and effectiveness to make WMA a better place to be a client and an employee. Kathleen joined UBS in June 2012 as an advisor to senior management on a number of key initiatives, including the strengthening of UBS’s regulatory and operating framework.
Born and raised in the U.S., Kathleen’s mother’s roots in Burtonport, County Donegal have greatly influenced her interest and appreciation for Irish culture. She was the keynote speaker at Irish America’s 2014 Wall Street 50 awards dinner.
Married with three children, Kathleen and her husband Tim are actively involved in their local community of Madison, N.J. Kathleen has her undergraduate degree from Bucknell University and holds a master’s in business administration from N.Y.U. Leonard N. Stern School of Business.