Our Leadership Team
Founder | SpringReef LLC
With over thirty-five years of financial services experience, including a succession of senior executive roles at a prominent investment management firm,
Doug Black, founder of SpringReef, possesses the background and expertise critical to advising high net worth families and nonprofit organizations on important aspects of wealth management.
Prior to launching SpringReef, Mr. Black was the Head of Strategic Business Development and the Chief Operating Officer of Private Wealth Management for UBS Wealth Management. During his tenure as an industry executive, he managed business development for over 2,500 financial advisors in 150 offices, led financial advisor talent acquisition, and created one of the most extensive financial advisor due diligence processes in the industry.
As a wealth management industry expert, Mr. Black has been featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Barron’s, Family Wealth Report and Private Asset Management.
Chief Operating Officer | SpringReef LLC
With over a decade of experience in financial services and a keen understanding of the private wealth segment, Anna Bronstein plays an integral role in delivering SpringReef’s unique value proposition to high net worth families and nonprofit organizations.
Anna oversees client relationship management for the firm, expertly guiding families and nonprofits through their engagements and executing SpringReef’s commitment to serving the best interests of its clients. She also plays an integral part in SpringReef’s advisor due diligence, facilitating comprehensive, rigorous assessments of clients’ existing financial advisors, carrying out searches for best-in-class wealth management providers, and conducting research on industry issues and trends.
Prior to joining SpringReef, Anna held a succession of roles within UBS Wealth Management, most recently working in a strategic and analytical capacity alongside the senior leadership team of Private Wealth Management. She graduated magna cum laude from New York University (NYU).