Wedbush Futures Welcomes Steve Trimble as Managing Director, Head of Execution

CHICAGO, April 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wedbush Futures is pleased to welcome Steve Trimble as Managing Director, Head of Execution. He will be reporting directly to Joe Signorelli, Head of Wedbush Futures. Steve's role at the firm will encompass helping to build Wedbush Future's execution and the multiple product execution business. With over 34 years of experience in the Futures industry, Steve possesses a strong, comprehensive background and skill set, having attained a wealth of knowledge in almost every aspect of the Exchange-Traded Derivatives business.

Steve began his career as a runner and research analyst in 1982. He went on to become a Market Maker in Foreign Exchange on the International Monetary Market ("IMM"), a Division of the CME Group. In 1994, Steve joined Bear Stearns & Co., where he advanced over the years to become a Managing Director, Principal, at the firm. Before joining Wedbush in March, Steve served as Executive Director, Global Managed Derivatives Marketing, at J.P. Morgan.

"It is truly an honor to join a firm with such a storied history and excellent reputation. The Wedbush Family is an absolute Great American Success story! I look forward to working with such a talented team of industry veterans," states Steve.

Thomas Anderson, Senior Vice President – Head of Sales at Wedbush Futures, adds, "Steve's experience in the CTA and Hedge Fund space coupled with keen industry awareness, will allow Wedbush to get a quick start in the product build-out and delivery of a professional execution network. This network will blend perfectly with the Wedbush clearing model for the professional trader of today. We all welcome Steve to the team and expect great things!"

Steve currently holds his Series 3, 7, 24, and 63 licenses. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University, having earned both his MBA and Bachelor of Science degrees, as well as playing Varsity Tennis (three-year Letterman) as an undergraduate.

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").

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