Wedbush Portland Celebrates Its Grand Opening, Expands Regional Presence with New Office

PORTLAND, Ore., May 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wedbush Securities, one of the nation's leading financial services providers, is pleased to announce the opening of its new branch office and trading desk in downtown Portland, Oregon, which commenced on Monday, May 18, 2015. Continuing to grow its presence both in the Northwest and nationwide, the new Portland office will house two trading groups. The first team, comprised of Joey Warmenhoven, Tom Thiel, and Tracy Bilyeu, will focus on small community bank stocks, while the second team of Mitch Almy, Tyler McCullough, and Kim Stilwell, will cover small capitalization equities and preferred securities.

"This group of investment professionals truly represents the best of the best in the industry," states Jeff Mallula, Senior Vice President, Oregon Office Manager. The group currently makes markets in over 950 OTC stocks, while simultaneously developing and maintaining substantial private client businesses.

In its continued efforts to expand in the Northwest, Wedbush is looking to open another branch office in Southwest Washington in the near future. The new locations will further solidify the company's commitment to growing in key markets.

Wedbush Securities' Private Client Group is home to approximately 400 financial advisors throughout more than 100 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

Since our founding in 1955, Wedbush has been a leader in the financial industry providing our clients with a wide range of services; including retail and institutional sales, clearing services, equity research, corporate and municipal finance, equity market making, fixed income trading, and wealth management. 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.
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CONTACT: Sarah Gosler 213-688-8008 publicrelations@wedbush.comSource:Wedbush Securities