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Clearing & Execution Leadership


Clearing

Gary L. Wedbush
Executive Vice President & Head of Capital Markets

Gary Wedbush is Executive Vice President and Head of Capital Markets and Correspondent Services for Wedbush Securities. He has been with Wedbush since February 1998 and is responsible for all Capital Markets functions, including investment banking, equities, fixed income, and clearing and execution services. Gary is a member of the Wedbush Securities President’s Executive and Executive Management Committees, and a Board Member of LimeBrokerage. Prior to joining the firm, Gary was Principal and Director of Convertible Securities of the former Montgomery Securities (now Bank of America Merrill Lynch Securities) in San Francisco. He also served as an institutional trader in the Convertible Securities departments at Lehman Brothers and S.G. Warburg in New York. He received his Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.

Robert E. Paset
Senior Vice President, Correspondent Services Division

Rob Paset is a Senior Vice President at Wedbush. While attending UCLA, Mr. Paset entered the securities business as a broker. At his first firm, he became a General Securities Instructor, Branch Manager, Chief Operating Officer, and later left as President. Mr. Paset went on to become a Senior Vice President of a New York-based firm where he was responsible for the opening and growth of west coast offices. He joined Wedbush in 1997 and now specializes in Relationship Management, Agency Trading, Technical Operations, Risk Management, and Litigation/Arbitration. Mr. Paset has over 28 years of diverse experience in all aspects of the securities industry including operations, administration, sales and marketing, product introduction, compliance, and corporate reorganization. Mr. Paset has served on SIFMA's Independent Contractor Firms Committee, currently serves on SIFMA’s Clearing Firm Committee, and has periodically served as a FINRA arbitrator over the last 15 years. He obtained a Bachelor's degree in Economics/Business from UCLA and holds FINRA series 4, 7, 12, 22, 24, 27, 53, 55 and 63 licenses. In his free time, Mr. Paset enjoys sport fishing and traveling.

Execution

Richard M. Jablonski
Executive Vice President & Head of Treasury

Mr. Jablonski is Executive Vice President of Treasury and is a member of the Wedbush Executive Management Committee. In this capacity, he oversees the firm’s securities lending / borrow, prime brokerage and cash management groups. Additionally, he is the Chief Executive Officer of Lime Brokerage and sits on Lime Brokerage Board of Directors. Mr. Jablonski has over 20 years of financial experience. He began his career at Wedbush in October 2012 as Senior Vice President, Correspondent Services. Mr. Jablonski graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with High Distinction. He currently holds his CPA as well as Series 4, 7, 24, 27 and 63 licenses.

Robert G. Fitzsimmons
Managing Director & Head of Wedbush Futures

Bob Fitzsimmons is the Managing Director & Head of Wedbush Futures at Wedbush Securities. He oversees the business within the Futures Commission Merchant ("FCM"), with a focus on developing and defining the strategic direction for the Futures and Treasury Division. Bob has over 30 years of experience in the financial industry, beginning as a Bond Options Broker on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. He moved onto Nomura Securities where he created their Futures division in 1990, which he ran until 1999. He has also served as CEO of RedSky Financial and ITG Derivatives. Bob graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor’s degree in economics and also earned his MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

Anthony J. Huck
President and Chief Operating Officer, Lime Brokerage

Anthony J. Huck is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Lime Brokerage LLC, a Wedbush Company. Tony heads and oversees all business operations. He is also a member of Lime Brokerage’s Board of Directors. Having previously served as Managing Director at firms such as Citadel Securities, RBS Securities, and Investment Technology Group, Tony is a seasoned veteran with 30 years of financial industry expertise. In addition, he holds his Series 3, 7, 24, 55, and 63 licenses and is a frequent speaker in both the media and at major institutional investment conferences. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics with a concentration in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin.

Anthony D. Monaco
Senior Vice President, Head of Securities Finance & Prime Brokerage

Anthony Monaco is the Senior Vice President, Head of Securities Finance & Prime Brokerage at Wedbush Securities. Prior to joining Wedbush, Anthony served as Managing Director, Global Head of Equity Finance, at Newedge USA, LLC. Before his tenure at Newedge, Anthony’s previous roles also included Senior Managing Director, Securities Lending, at Charles Schwab & Co., and Managing Director, Equity Finance, at ABN AMRO. Anthony has 38 years of experience in the industry and has served as a member of both SIFMA’s Securities Lending Board and The Options Clearing Corp’s Hedge Roundtable Committee. He graduated from Pace University in New York City with a Bachelor of Business Administration and currently holds his FINRA series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.

 

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