Los Angeles, CA – December 1, 2016 – Wedbush Securities is pleased to announce the promotion of Sean Scanlon to Senior Vice President, Head of Operations. Located in Wedbush Securities Los Angeles headquarters, Sean will implement process simplification, performance improvements, risk reduction, business alignment, and talent management. His leadership will drive efficiencies in security processing, technology and other corporate functions and will determine key areas for innovation as the company continues to make progress in creating consistently efficient and effective procedures. In this new role he will also continue serving as Middle Office Manager.
Sean began his tenure at Wedbush in 2013 as Project Manager and in June of 2014, he was assigned to manage the newly developed Middle Office functions at the company. Along with his time at Wedbush, his previous roles as IT Project Manager at Calyon Securities USA Inc./Credit Agricole Securities USA, and OTC Sales Trading at Traditional Asiel Securities, has firmly established Sean as a leader in building, maintaining and improving process, performance, and risk reduction.
“I look forward to working with the talented group of people and coordinating with upper management to help build our Securities processing division,” states Sean. “Our goal is to enhance the productivity of all profit centers, from New York to Los Angeles.”
“Sean has become a valuable and integral part of our operations,” Rich Jablonski, Executive Vice President at Wedbush Securities. “His history as a forward-thinking efficiency and risk-reduction expert aligns perfectly with the strategy of my departments.”
Since our founding in 1955, Wedbush has been a leader in the financial industry providing our clients with a wide range of services; including institutional sales, correspondent clearing services, equity research, corporate and municipal finance, equity market making, fixed income trading, prime brokerage, and wealth management. Headquartered in Los Angeles, with nearly 100 registered offices, the firm focuses on dedicated service, client financial safety, continuity, and advanced technology. Wedbush Securities is the largest subsidiary of holding company WEDBUSH, Inc., which also includes affiliated firms.
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