Welcome to Select Financial Group

Experience wealth management, reimagined.

Get clarity and control over your financial life — and focus on living the life you really want. See how we help you do it.

About Our Office

Helping You with Wealth Preservation and Financial Independence

Select Financial Group, now a Division of United Capital Financial Advisers, is entrusted by our clients as their personal CFO and family office providing integrated financial planning services. As a succession planning, wealth management, and family office services consulting United Capital office located in Pittsburgh, we create custom and innovative solutions for each client. Our team members’ knowledge and commitment to service define the framework for our approach to all of your financial issues, needs, and goals.

We oversee your entire financial footprint, giving you the freedom to focus on protecting your legacy.

Our Commitment to Our Clients:

We develop a strong relationship with each of our clients and devote significant attention evaluating the appropriate financial planning options and investment alternatives with them. We’ll work with you every step of the way, from your first visit to our office to your last.

We offer objective investment advice free of conflicts of interest that may arise from a firm’s proprietary products.  We’re not here to sell you, we’re here to work with you to help you achieve your financial goals.

We employ a systematic approach and our specific talents to generate comprehensive financial planning solutions for all our clients.  We understand everyone is an individual and we work hard to help ensure your needs are met to the best of our abilities.

Why United Capital?

Financial Life Management

We’re not the typical wealth management firm. We looked around the industry and thought that there was a better way. So we created it. We developed a process that’s focused on helping you live your ideal life. One that continually adapts to the changing world and your changing circumstances. We call it Financial Life Management. And it’s totally unlike anything you’ve experienced before.

A Unique Approach

We’ll take the time to get to know you and understand the life you want to live. With collaborative, engaging digital tools, we’ll work with you to create a clear framework for living your ideal life. The result is a plan that’s dynamic and personalized — not one-and-done or one-size-fits-all.

Real Results

We help you align your decision-making with your ideal life, so you can achieve balance — and a healthy relationship with your money. That means we go beyond investments and investment results to help you live the life you want today. After all, isn’t that what a wealth manager is for?

United Capital: Imagine

Jack Abriola
Managing Director
Regis Ruane
Wealth Adviser
K. Jeffrey Hanna
Wealth Manager
Diana Abriola Hallas
Wealth Manager
Bev Ross
Director of Operations
Cynthia A. Mohler
Client Service Manager
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Jack Abriola

Managing Director

jack.abriola@unitedcp.com

Jack Abriola is the Managing Director of Select Financial Group, a Division of United Capital.  John has over 25 years of experience in the financial services field. The focus of his experience has been in financial planning, tax and investment management for high net worth individuals, closely held businesses, and their controlling shareholders.

Mr. Abriola began his financial and tax planning career in the Albany, New York headquarters of the Ayco Goldman Sachs Company, a national financial consulting and investment advisory firm. As a Senior Account Manager, his efforts were focused on domestic tax and financial planning for families, corporate executives, and owners of closely held business.

In 1993, Mr. Abriola left the Ayco Goldman Sachs Company and founded Select Financial Group, LLC, an independent financial planning firm that provides sophisticated planning and investment solutions to individuals, families, and companies from design through implementation on an unbiased and independent platform.

Mr. Abriola earned an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as well as a law degree from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He received the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, Federal Tax Court, and the Financial Planning Association. He is separately registered with Series 7, 24, 51, and 63 licenses.

Mr. Abriola resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with his wife, Donna, and two daughters, Diana and Katie.


Investment Advisory services offered through United Capital Financial Advisors, LLC (“United Capital”), an investment adviser registered with the SEC. Securities and additional advisory services offered through Girard Securities, Inc. (“Girard”), a registered broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. United Capital and Girard are separate and unrelated companies. Check the background of this investment professional on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.

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Regis Ruane, CFP®

Wealth Adviser

regis.ruane@unitedcp.com

Mr. Ruane brings over 25 years of financial experience to Select Financial Group, a Division of United Capital Financial Advisers. He focuses on providing both individuals and businesses with innovative financial solutions, including portfolio maximization, estate planning, and tax advice. Additionally, he has significant experience in developing and implementing 401(k) and other employee-structured programs for business owners.

Mr. Ruane began his career at Merrill Lynch, providing portfolio strategy advice to high net worth individuals. He moved to Shearson Lehman and later Tucker Anthony, broadening his financial focus to include small businesses. And in 2003 Mr. Ruane joined Select Financial Group.

He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree from Clarion University. Mr. Ruane is a long standing member of the Financial Planning Association and holds a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER certification. He is also registered with Series 7, 24, 63, and 65 licenses.

Mr. Ruane resides in Monroeville, PA and is married with two daughters and a granddaughter. He is an avid golfer and enjoys reading and traveling in his spare time.


Investment Advisory services offered through United Capital Financial Advisors, LLC (“United Capital”), an investment adviser registered with the SEC. Securities and additional advisory services offered through Girard Securities, Inc. (“Girard”), a registered broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. United Capital and Girard are separate and unrelated companies. Check the background of this investment professional on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.

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K. Jeffrey Hanna, CRPS®

Wealth Manager

jeff.hanna@unitedcp.com

Mr. Hanna brings over 10 years of experience in the investment industry to Select Financial Group, a Division of United Capital. Over the last 8 years Mr. Hanna has focused exclusively on qualified retirement plan management and design. He has experience in managing fiduciary duties, investment selection and monitoring as well as plan design, installation and participant education.

Prior to joining Select Financial Group Mr. Hanna helped to establish and run the qualified plans department at a prominent local advisor and a regional bank. He began his focus on qualified retirement plan administration and management with Federated Investors in 2003 and has since helped many local organizations manage their retirement plans.

Mr. Hanna has his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from the University of Pittsburgh, as well as his Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist designation from the College for Financial Planning. He is a member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries and is currently working towards obtaining his Certified Financial Planner designation.

A Pittsburgh native, Mr. Hanna currently resides in the Highland Park neighborhood of Pittsburgh. In his spare time he enjoys cycling and hiking with his wife Caitlyn and their chocolate lab.


Investment Advisory services offered through United Capital Financial Advisors, LLC (“United Capital”), an investment adviser registered with the SEC. Securities and additional advisory services offered through Girard Securities, Inc. (“Girard”), a registered broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. United Capital and Girard are separate and unrelated companies. Check the background of this investment professional on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.

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Diana Abriola Hallas, MBA

Wealth Manager

diana.abriola@unitedcp.com

Diana brings several years of experience to Select Financial Group, a Division of United Capital, as a Wealth Manager. She is a graduate of Waynesburg University with a Master of Business Administration and of the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Prior to joining Select Financial Group, now a Division of United Capital, she was a Senior Financial Services Consultant with PNC Bank.

At United Capital, Diana is responsible for working with clients to help them achieve their financial goals through planning and investing. She is registered with Series 7 & 66.

Diana resides in Pittsburgh with her husband, Jeff, and son Jackson.


Investment Advisory services offered through United Capital Financial Advisors, LLC (“United Capital”), an investment adviser registered with the SEC. Securities and additional advisory services offered through Girard Securities, Inc. (“Girard”), a registered broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. United Capital and Girard are separate and unrelated companies. Check the background of this investment professional on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.

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Bev Ross

Director of Operations

bev.moss@unitedcp.com

Mrs. Ross has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. She offers expertise in the administration of family limited partnerships, and financial database maintenance. Her responsibilities include client account servicing and administration, tracking and managing office compliance procedures, and computer network maintenance and oversight. Ms. Ross is a magna cum laude graduate of Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She is also a Certified Financial Para-Planner.

Mrs. Ross resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with her husband, Steve, and her daughter, Jacquelynn.

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Cynthia A. Mohler

Client Service Manager

cindy.mohler@unitedcp.com

Cindy joined Select Financial Group, now a Division of United Capital, in May 2013. She brings with her over 15 years of financial services experience, previously working with BPU Investment Management, Sungard Institutional Management, and MassMutual Life Insurance.

She has been a resident of Carnegie for over 15 years, and enjoys remodeling her home, going to the movies, gardening, and spending time with friends.

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912 Washington Ave
Carnegie, PA 15106
412-276-5010

Securities offered through Girard Securities, Inc. (“Girard Securities”), a registered broker/dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services offered through United Capital Financial Advisers, LLC (“United Capital”) a Registered Investment Adviser. Girard Securities and United Capital are separate and unrelated companies. Check the background of this investment professional on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.