Mary Farrell is a managing director and chief investment strategist for UBS Wealth Management USA. Ms. Farrell has more than 30 years of experience as an investment analyst and strategist. She began her investment career in 1971 with Pershing & Company and was an analyst at Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch before joining PaineWebber in 1982 as an investment strategist specializing in small- and mid-capitalization issues. Ms. Farrell is quoted often in leading business publications and featured on national television. In addition, she frequently lectures on the topics of retirement and women and investing. Ms. Farrell was a regular panelist on Wall $treet Week With Louis Rukeyser and was elected to its Hall of Fame in 1995. She continues her panelist role on Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street on CNBC and is also the author of Mary Farrell's Beyond the Basics: How to Invest Your Money, Now That You Know a Thing or Two. Ms. Farrell currently serves on the UBS Financial Services Diversity Council, is a trustee of the UBS Americas Fund for Better Government, and is a long-time member of the Financial Women's Association. Ms. Farrell was named the Financial Women's Association's Private Sector Woman of the Year for 2002. She holds a BA in finance from Manhattanville College and an MBA in finance from New York University's Stern School of Business.