Douglas Pryor Joins Wedbush Securities as Senior Vice President, Newport Beach Office Manager

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wedbush Securities, one of the nation's leading award-winning financial services providers, welcomes Douglas Pryor to its Private Client Services Group as its newest Senior Vice President. Mr. Pryor brings more than 20 years of financial leadership experience to the Wedbush Financial Advisor team and will assume the responsibilities of managing the Wedbush Newport Beach office. He will continue to serve his client base throughout the Southern California area and nationwide, reporting to Roc Willis, Senior Vice President, Division Manager.

Mr. Pryor previously served as a Senior Vice President and Branch Manager at a highly regarded financial firm, managing offices across Southern California. He has significant experience implementing new office initiatives and has a proven track recorded of augmenting branches by recruiting seasoned advisors from competitive firms. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from California State University at Fullerton.

"Douglas' seasoned approach to investing aligns with the high caliber of service and expertise we provide our clients." said Roc Willis. "He is an accomplished leader in the financial space and I am confident that he will do an excellent job leading our Newport Beach team."

Wedbush Private Client Services Group provides differentiated wealth management services with 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.

CONTACT: Brittany Price 213-688-8057Source:Wedbush Securities