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Company Overview of Wedbush Securities Inc.

Company Overview

Wedbush Securities Inc. provides securities brokerage and investment banking services. The firm offers mergers and acquisitions, valuation, leveraged and management buyouts, private placements, initial and secondary public equity offerings, fairness opinions, and strategic partnerships advisory services. Additionally, it provides security brokerage, retirement planning, personal banking, securities lending, margin landing, cash management, equity research, and insurance services. It caters to consumer products, financial services, healthcare, and technology sectors. Wedbush Securities Inc. was formerly known as Wedbush Morgan Securities Inc. and changed its name in 2009. The company was foun...

1000 Wilshire Boulevard

Suite 900

Los Angeles, CA 90017-2457

United States

Founded in 1955

Phone:

213-688-8000

Fax:

213-688-6646

Key Executives for Wedbush Securities Inc.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 84
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President, Head of Operations and Middle Office Manager
Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 59
Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Wedbush Securities Inc. Key Developments

Wedbush Securities Announces Executive Appointments

Wedbush Securities announced office additions for two of its Senior Vice Presidents and Office Managers, Douglas Pryor and Dru Gilbert. In addition to his current role as manager of the Los Angeles office, Douglas Prior is adding the Newport Beach office under his management. Dru Gilbert's role will include his current Roseville and Sacramento offices and adding management responsibilities of the Lake Oswego, Portland and Salem, Oregon offices. Douglas and Dru report to Division Managers Bill Scott and Darryl David, respectively, in the Wealth Management Group.

Wedbush Securities Announces Promotion of William "Bill" Scott to Division Manager of the Firm's Wealth Management Department

Wedbush Securities announced the promotion of William "Bill" Scott to a Division Manager of the firm's Wealth Management department. Prior to his new role, Bill served as a Senior Vice President and Office Manager. Based in Wedbush's Los Angeles Headquarters, he will oversee the operations and management of offices in several states, and will report to Executive Vice President, and Head of Wealth Management, Jim Richards. Bill joined Wedbush Securities in April of 2009 as an Office Manager. Prior to Wedbush, he spent over two decades at Wells Fargo, Wachovia, Prudential Securities, as both a Branch Manager, then as Associate Regional Director.

Wedbush Securities Promotes Jesse Bigelow to Managing Director, Director of Equity Research

Wedbush Securities announced the promotion of Jesse Bigelow, to Managing Director, Director of Equity Research. Jesse will be based out of the firm's midtown New York office, and he will report directly to Wedbush Equities Division Co-Heads Kirsten Fraunces and Ian Winer. Since joining Wedbush in 2015, as Senior Vice President, Institutional Equity Sales and Equity Product Manager, Jesse has been instrumental in reshaping and focusing the research platform, spearheading new product initiatives, and providing a fresh perspective for team. Aligning the business model with the current industry environment and compliance with MiFID II initiatives will be a key focus in his new role. Prior to joining the firm, he was Managing Director of Institutional Sales at CRT Capital Group, having started his career in finance at Lehman Brothers in 1991.

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