Faculty & Scientific Staff
Mr. Held is an Executive Director and Banker with J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Seattle. Mr. Held is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Mr. Held served for six years as a Director with UBS Financial Services in both Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona. Prior to that, he served as a Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch in Phoenix for eight years. Mr. Held holds his M.B.A from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and dual Bachelors of Science degrees in Finance and Marketing from the University of Dayton. He is actively involved in the local community, serving on the boards of directors of GSBA and the GSBA Scholarship Fund, and as a small business owner. Mr. Held was recognized as an Outstanding Voice for 2019 by the Puget Sound Business Journal for advancing equality in the business world. In his personal time, Mr. Held enjoys travel, Washington and Oregon wines, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. He currently resides in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle with his husband and their three dogs.