Trusted and experienced wealth management team

Estate & Insurance & College Planning Advisor

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Sarah Kang, Certified Financial Planner (TM)

Sarah is responsible for client relationships. She has passed all of the education and exam requirements of Certified Financial Planner designation. She has a Masters Degree from Indiana University Bloomington and is a  Member of Financial Planning Association of MN. She has helped investment operations for the last 11 years. Experiences include updating brokerage forms, executing trades, reviewing tax forms, Reviewing clients' financial statements and plans, Reviewing insurance product choices, and Explaining investment products.


Sarah is a concert pianist and is a frequent performer for Thursday Musical and other local recitals. 

Retirement Income & Tax Planning Advisor

Korean Financial Advisor, Korean Wealth Manager

Ujae Kang, CFA, CAIA, ASA, MAAA

Ujae is the portfolio manager and chief compliance officer. He has been managing clients' investment portfolios over 10  years. He is a charter holder of Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations.  He is also an Associate of the Society of Actuaries, and a Member of American Academy of Actuaries.  He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration, Accounting & Finance, from Indiana University Bloomington. He holds a Master of Financial Mathematics from the University of Minnesota's  School of Mathematics.


Ujae is a board member of Thursday Musical. Ujae's wife is Sarah and they have four boys.

Investment Portfolio Management

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James Mahnke, CTA, CPO

Jim is Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager of Gamma Investment Management. Our clients, who have complex or active investment portfolio needs, rely on Jim’s expertise and decades of experience. His notable past experience includes: 


  • Shield Plus Chief Investment Strategist & Portfolio Manager — A number one Barclay Institutional Report ranking for Option-Based Strategies. 
  • SVP at ING/ReliaStar Corporation (now Voya Financial) — Lipper top-third mutual fund ranking for US Government Fixed-Income. 
  • VP at Alliance Capital Management in Minneapolis & New York (now AllianceBernstein) — Russell top quartile performance for US Broad Fixed-Income. 
  • SVP & Portfolio Manager at Security Bank & Trust — Achieved an equivalent Morningstar top quartile ranking for 60/40 Balanced. 
  • Related Experience — Alternative Asset Committee & Asset/Liability Management Committees for $14B of marketable bonds at ING/ReliaStar and ING/ReliaStar Bank as well as third-party banks. 

Our Support Teams and Partners

Investment Portfolio Operations & Support

Complex & Unique Financial Planning Support

Complex & Unique Financial Planning Support

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Charles Schwab & Co.  Dedicated Service Team: UAK Diversified LLC has selected Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. as primary custodian for our clients’ accounts.

Charles Schwab & Co, Inc. (“Schwab”) has more than 20 years of experience serving independent advisors. Schwab was a pioneer in the business of exclusively serving independent, fee-based investment advisors and their clients.

Complex & Unique Financial Planning Support

Complex & Unique Financial Planning Support

Complex & Unique Financial Planning Support

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MoneyGuidePro: MoneyGuidePro provides support to UAK Diversified in developing advanced financial planning.  It is staffed with experienced Certified Financial Planners and other professionals to help us provide a team approach in financial planning and reviews.  

Insurance Protection & Risk Management

Insurance Protection & Risk Management

Insurance Protection & Risk Management

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CBS Brokerage: Shakopee, MN based CBS Brokerage is a leading insurance brokerage company. With senior management boasting 50 years of experience, the firm is able to provide invaluable industry knowledge pertaining to life, annuities, LTC and secondary products. UAK Diversified seeks help from CBS Brokerage when its valued clients have insurance protection needs. CBS Brokerage is chosen for its access to the insurance industry’s most respected carriers and its exceptional services.   

Compliance and Transparency

Insurance Protection & Risk Management

Insurance Protection & Risk Management

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RIA Registrar, LLC: UAK Diversified retained RIA Registrar (RIA stands for Registered Investment Advisor) to help with best practices in communications and internal control for clients and prospects. RIA Registrar is a registration and compliance consulting firm for independent registered investment advisors (RIAs). It provides state and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registration services as well as compliance and administration solutions that enable RIAs to operate in good standing. 

Mission: To develop strategies to build legacy and wealth so that a bigger impact is made with every passing decade and generation.


Vision: To foster more harmonious relationships in families as they build enduring success and wealth


Values: Highest standards for our clients’ children and ours.  Treat our clients as if we were members of their family

Recognitions

Our Firm's Professional Designations & Affiliations

National Registered Financial Advisor (NAPFA)
Certified Financial Planner
CFA, Chartered Financial Analyst
Fee Only Network
FPA, Financial Planning Association
SOA, Society of Actuaries
American Academy of Actuaries
Active Investment Management, Trust Management, Reputable Investment Management
CAIA Association, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst

a registered investment adviser with State of Minnesota

Investment Adviser Public Disclosure website of SEC and FINRA -  Financial Industry Regulatory Authority 

MN Approval ADV Registration (pdf)

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Privacy Policy (pdf)

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Form ADV (pdf)

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ADV Part 2B (pdf)

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ADV Part 2A (pdf)

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Legal Disclosure

These materials have been independently produced by UAK Diversified LLC.  UAK Diversified LLC is independent of, and has no affiliation with, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. or any of its affiliates (“Schwab”). Schwab is a registered broker-dealer and member SIPC. Schwab has not created, supplied, licensed, endorsed, or otherwise sanctioned these materials nor has Schwab independently verified any of the information in them.  UAK Diversified LLC provides you with investment advice, while Schwab maintains custody of your assets in a brokerage account and will effect transactions for your account on our instruction.


We are meeting financial service needs of Saint Paul, MN as one of the wealth management companies.