Wunderlich Names Stacy Hodges as Chief Financial Officer

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wunderlich, a leading full-service investment firm headquartered in Memphis, today announced that Stacy M. Hodges has been named Chief Financial Officer of Wunderlich Investment Company, the holding company for Wunderlich Securities. Ms. Hodges has 20 years of financial services industry experience, primarily with Dallas-based Southwest Securities, in addition to a background in public accounting.

"We are extremely pleased to have someone of Stacy's caliber join our executive management team," said Gary Wunderlich, CEO of Wunderlich Securities. "Her experience leading the finance areas of larger, publicly traded financial services firms will be tremendously valuable to support our firm's strategic growth objectives over the next few years."

Hodges joined Southwest Securities in 1994 as controller, following nine years in public accounting with KMPG LLP. In 2002, she became Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Southwest, a position she held for eight years before being promoted to CFO. As CFO, Hodges was responsible for financial and regulatory accounting, investor relations, credit and financial analysis. She also implemented an enterprise risk management function and was involved in corporate strategic planning. Hodges left Southwest in late 2013 when she was named Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for Nationstar Mortgage, a publicly traded, non-bank mortgage servicer with 6,000 employees and $12 billion in assets.

Hodges is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Texas Society of CPAs and AICPA. She is a graduate of Baylor University and served on the Baylor Accounting Advisory Council.

About Wunderlich

Wunderlich Securities provides individuals, corporations and institutional clients with wealth management services, equity research, investment banking, and fixed income sales and trading. Wunderlich has been named among Inc. magazine's fastest growing private companies in America each year from 2010 to 2013. Established in 1996, and headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, Wunderlich operates through 31 offices in 17 states and has more than 500 associates. For more information, visit our website at www.wunderlichsecurities.com.

CONTACT: Kathy Ridley 901-251-1362 kathyridley@wundernet.com

Source:Wunderlich Securities