Fall Line Securities

Leadership Team

FallLine is led by industry veterans with decades of financial services experience. The FallLine team has a track record of helping Private Wealth Advisors grow their businesses at some of the biggest financial firms.

John A. Straus

Managing Partner & Co-Founder

Having led several major wealth management firms and businesses, John brings a broad management skill base and experience set to FallLine and is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of the Firm. He is responsible for FallLine’s overall business management, firm strategy and business development. John has a substantial perspective on the industry, and specific expertise in growing and developing wealth management businesses, development and implementation of best practices in the industry, key client development and retention techniques and initiatives, and utilization of operating efficiencies. John was most recently a Partner and Co-Founder of FallLine Strategic Advisors, and a Managing Director and Head of Private Wealth Management at UBS Wealth Management Americas and Chairman of UBS Private Bank Americas. Previously, he was a Managing Director and Head of Private Banking in the United States for J.P. Morgan, and a Managing Director and Head of Private Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley.

John received his Bachelor of Sciences degree in finance from Boston College (cum laude) and his MBA from DePaul University. He has his FINRA Series 4, 7, 8, 24, 52, 53 and 63 securities licenses.

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