Los Angeles, CA – May 30, 2017 – Wedbush Securities is pleased to announce the promotion of William “Bill” Scott to a Division Manager of the firm’s Wealth Management department. Prior to his new role, Bill served as a Senior Vice President and Office Manager. Based in Wedbush’s Los Angeles Headquarters, he will oversee the operations and management of offices in several states, and will report to Executive Vice President, and Head of Wealth Management, Jim Richards.
Bill joined Wedbush Securities in April of 2009 as an Office Manager. Prior to Wedbush, he spent over two decades at Wells Fargo, Wachovia, Prudential Securities, as both a Branch Manager, then as Associate Regional Director. He started his career in financial services as a Financial Advisor with EF Hutton in New York City.
“I am thrilled to have this expanded responsibility with Wedbush,” states Bill Scott. “I am very much looking forward to making a significant impact within the offices and for the firm.”
Jim Richards says “Bill is a proven business leader with a meritorious track record of office management and team building. He is a natural leader and I am confident that he will be an asset to the growth of our offices.”
Bill currently holds his Series 3, 7, 8, and 24 licenses. He is a graduate of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.
Wedbush Securities’ Wealth Management Group provides differentiated wealth management services through approximately 400 financial advisors in nearly 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.
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