This month’s edition of Lead + Follow — a Q&A section dedicated to further understanding the personal and professional mindsets of area business leaders — features Quang Bui, senior vice president of wealth management and manager of the Tacoma branch of UBS Financial Services.

Photo by Reflections Studio Photography

Twenty years ago, I never knew

Raising children would be so hard.

Favorite TV show as a kid?

Fantasy Island

If you could stick to one age, what would it be, and why?

21; I was so carefree then.

What show are you currently bingeing?

The Mandalorian

What is your favorite website?

Whom do you admire most?

My father

How would you describe your e-mail etiquette?

Immediate response

What is the car you are most attached to?

Porsche 911

Whatʼs your favorite neighborhood?


Whatʼs your most treasured possession?

My gun collection

What causes are important to you?

Children’s health

What excites you most about our future?


What is your mantra?

Work hard, play hard.

Leadership style?


What in your wardrobe do you wear the most?


What does success look like?

Raising my children to be successful and responsible Christians

What is the most impressive dish you cook?

Grilled rib eye

If you could learn a new skill what would it be?


Where do you get your inspiration?

My faith

What advice are you glad you ignored?

Drink less Coke

What advice would you give your younger self?

Buy Amazon stock.

Watch of choice?


When self-doubt creeps in,

I pray

In 10 years, I hope to be