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“Our Irish heritage defines our values and shapes our future. Our families embrace our pasts and keep traditions going for future generations.” – John Patrick Moore

Sean Lane

Tara McCabe Permal Group

JPMorgan Private Bank

Tara McCabe is senior vice president of Product Development and Marketing for the Permal Group. Prior to joining Permal in 2013, Tara was with Morgan Stanley for 15 years as an executive director in Alternative Investments and previously chief administrative officer of Client Solutions and Investment Products. Both of Tara’s parents are from Leitrim, and she studied abroad at the National University of Ireland, Galway. She serves on the board of directors of The American Ireland Fund and has been active with their Young Leaders program since its inception. She is also a member of the Irish government’s Global Irish Network. For her business and community involvement, Tara was included in the Top 40 Under 40 by The Irish Echo, a Woman of Influence by The Irish Voice, and Outstanding Patron by Irish Arts Center. She graduated from the College of the Holy Cross and resides in New York.

Sean Lane is a senior private banker at JPMorgan Private Bank. He is responsible for growing and managing client relationships and identifying, formulating and delivering wealth management solutions. Prior to joining JP Morgan, Sean served as senior vice president and private bank team leader at U.S. Trust, BoA. Sean holds an honors post-graduate diploma in business and a B.A. in French and English literature from the National University of Ireland, Galway, and is a board member of the university’s foundation. He holds both the Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Financial Planner designations. A first-generation Irish American born in New York, Sean is vice-chairman of the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade Foundation, a member of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, the AOH, and The American Ireland Fund. He also holds a blackbelt in Judo. His mother hailed from County Mayo and his father from Galway. Sean lives in Garden City, New York with his wife, Cielo, and their two children, Sarah and Ryan.

Robert J. McCann UBS Group Americas Bob McCann is the CEO of UBS Group Americas and Wealth Management Americas. He is also a member of the Group Executive Board of UBS AG. He leads a workforce of more than 20,000 people and is responsible for executing a cross-divisional strategy to integrate UBS’s platform for the benefit of individuals, corporations, institutions and governments. Prior to joining UBS, Bob had a 26-year career at Merrill Lynch, where he held a variety of executive leadership positions. He serves on the Executive Committee of the board of directors for The American Ireland Fund, is vice chairman of the board of trustees of Bethany College, and is a member of the board of trustees of the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York. A third-generation Irish American with roots in Co. Armagh, Bob received his B.A. in economics from Bethany College and an M.B.A. from Texas Christian University. He is a dual citizen of the U.S. and Ireland. Bob and his wife, Cindy, have two daughters. 62 IRISH AMERICA OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2014

Thomas E. McInerney

John Patrick Moore

Bluff Point

Harpswell Capital Advisors, LLC

Thomas E. McInerney is the CEO of Bluff Point Associates, a private equity firm based in Westport, Connecticut. Prior to Bluff Point, Tom worked for 23 years as a general partner of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, an NYC-based private equity firm. A graduate of St. John’s University with a B.A. in literature, he attended New York University Graduate School of Business and began his career at the American Stock Exchange, serving as senior vice president of Operations and Technology. Tom served on the board of trustees at St. John’s University for 13 years, four of them as Board Chairman. In 2001, St. John’s awarded him an honorary doctorate of commercial science and the University Gold Medal, St. John’s highest alumnus award. A board member of the Institute for Catholic Schools and St. John’s Bread and Life, Brooklyn’s largest emergency food program, Tom is also on the board of IrishCentral, and 9 other private companies. A second-generation Irish American with roots in Clare and Cork, he believes that “the contributions that Ireland has made to the world are astounding for a nation of over four million people.” He and his wife, Paula, have five children and twelve grandchildren.

Jack Moore is the CIO and managing partner of Harpswell Capital Advisors, LLC, and has over 25 years in the financial world. Graduating from Hobart College with a B.A. and later attending the London School of Economics where he received an M.S., Jack served on Capitol Hill as press assistant to Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, later becoming a principal at Vanguard before joining Harpswell. Raised in Maine, Jack is a second-generation Irish American and takes great pride in that fact. “Our Irish heritage defines our values and shapes our future. Our families embrace our pasts and keep traditions going for future generations as our heritage, which is characterized with numerous traits including determination and perseverance, are what foster success for Irish in a very competitive industry,” he says. He currently sits on several boards in the Maine area including the U.S. Biathlon Foundation, Good Will Hinckley, and the Portland Museum of Art. Jack lives in Maine with his wife Alison and three children, Sean, James, and Michael.

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