Wedbush Treasury Welcomes New Managing Director

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wedbush Securities, one of the nation's leading financial services providers announced the expansion of its treasury team with the addition of Scott E.D.Skyrm. Mr. Skyrm will provide leadership in the newly added fixed income group. He will report directly to Richard Jablonski, Executive Vice President of Treasury, Wedbush Securities.

Mr. Skyrm joins Wedbush as Managing Director, Fixed Income Financing, and Futures & Rates with an extensive background in repurchase agreements ('repo') and more than twenty years in the financial industry. Mr. Skyrm holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Science in Economics from Lehigh University. Mr. Skyrm will lead a newly created fixed income group within Wedbush and looks to establish the firm's presence in the repo market.

"We are pleased to welcome Scott aboard as we continue to expand our services and leadership." said Rich Jablonski. "He brings insightful industry experience with a proven track record of successfully building client relationships, trust and providing high caliber service."

About Wedbush Securities

Founded in 1955, Wedbush Securities is a leading financial services 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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