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Wedbush Futures Hires Thomas Chlada as a Senior Vice President, Continues Expansion

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wedbush Futures, a division of Wedbush Securities Inc. and a full-service Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) providing futures execution and clearing services, is pleased to welcome Thomas Chlada as a Senior Vice President, Professional Trading Group Services. Thomas is a 29-year veteran in the financial services industry.

Thomas joins Wedbush after his most recent role as Director, Business Manager at ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago, where he was Head of the U.S. Relationship Management Team. He also held the same position at Fortis Clearing Chicago LLC, previously. Thomas has also served as Director of Institutional Sales at O'Connor and Co. Ltd., and Chief Executive Officer at FFASTFILL U.S. LLC. He spent seven years in London with CRT, NationsBank, and Bank of America, as an Options Market Maker on LIFFE and the European Futures exchanges. He holds the Series 3, 7, 24, and 63 licenses.

"Tom is a strong addition to the PTG Services Group. He fully complements the strategy to build a superior cross asset class clearing business. His many years delivering quality relationship and management skills in the PTG segment will enable faster, more efficient onboarding and customer service to a very elite client segment," states Thomas Anderson, Senior Vice President, Head of Proprietary Trading Group Services.

Wedbush Futures is a full service Futures Commission Merchant (FCM), providing futures execution and clearing services to the world's major futures exchanges. Wedbush Futures supports a variety of clients, including non-clearing FCMs, Introducing Brokers, Professional Traders, Institutions, Commercial Hedgers, AP Users, and Individual Investors. Registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC"), Wedbush Futures is also a member of the National Futures Association ("NFA").

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 dedicated 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: Teny Josephbek 213.688.8057 publicrelations@wedbush.comSource:Wedbush Securities