Los Angeles, CA – October 11, 2017 - Wedbush Securities is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Billings as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He joined Wedbush in 2015 as the firm’s Senior Vice President and Controller. In Dan’s new role he will oversee Financial and Regulatory Accounting, Finance, and Internal Audit and Controls.
Founder and President, Edward Wedbush says “Dan’s extensive knowledge and experience in financial services and with regulatory matters, will have a positive impact on the firm. We welcome him as the newest member of the executive management team.”
Prior to joining Wedbush, Dan served as Vice President, Treasury, and Senior Vice President, Legal Entity and Product Controller, at Jefferies’ high yield trading division. He eventually took on the role of Senior Vice President, General Ledger Controller. Preceding this, Dan served as Audit Manager at KPMG US, where he managed all aspects of audit engagements for SEC registrants, registered broker dealers, and asset managers.
“I am proud to accept the role of CFO for Wedbush,” states Dan Billings. “This is an exciting time for the firm. I’m eager for this opportunity to work with Mr. Wedbush and the executive team, to continue building upon the firm’s many successes.”
Dan earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Pepperdine University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant, and currently holds his Series 27 Financial & Operations Principal license.
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