Wedbush Welcomes New Addition, Financial Advisor Ronald Lefton

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wedbush Securities, one of the nation's leading award-winning financial services providers, welcomes Ronald B. Lefton to its Private Client Services Group as its newest Vice President, Investments and Financial Advisor. Mr. Lefton brings more than 10 years of financial industry experience to the Wedbush Financial Advisor team. Working from Wedbush's San Diego office and reporting to Tony Lucas, Vice President, he will continue to serve his diverse client base throughout the Southern California area and nationwide.

Prior to joining Wedbush, Mr. Lefton served as associate vice president of a leading investment firm in Orange County. A certified public accountant, he began his career at a big-four accounting firm. Mr. Lefton holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Colorado, a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver, College of Law and a Master of Business Taxation from the University of Southern California.

"We are pleased to welcome Ronald to the firm as we continue to grow our team of Wedbush Financial Advisors," said Wesley Long, Executive Vice President and Head of Private Client Services, Wedbush Securities. "His understanding of client priorities, his approach to investing and track record of success aligns with the high caliber of service we strive to provide our clients."

Wedbush Private Client Services Group provides differentiated wealth management services with more than 100 registered offices nationwide. Wedbush Financial Advisors are dedicated to clients' financial success, establishing relationships built on trust, supported by a firm built on experience, stability and innovation.

About Wedbush Securities

Founded in 1955, Wedbush Securities is a leading financial firm that provides brokerage, clearing, investment banking, equity research, public finance, fixed income sales and trading, and asset management to individual, institutional and issuing clients. Headquartered in Los Angeles, with over 100 registered offices, the firm focuses on relentless service, client financial safety, continuity, and advanced technology. Wedbush Securities is the largest subsidiary of holding company WEDBUSH, Inc., which also includes affiliated firms Wedbush Asset Management, Wedbush Capital Partners, Wedbush Opportunity Partners, and Lime Brokerage LLC. Follow us on Twitter @Wedbush.

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