Francis Paulino

Managing Director, Investment Banking

Francis is Managing Director of Investment Banking, heading Wedbush’s cloud-based investment banking solutions for at-the-market offerings and stock repurchase programs.  Francis joined Wedbush after five years at the National Stock Exchange, where he was the Treasurer of the exchange and President of the exchange’s routing facility – actively involved in U.S. market structure and routing technology.

Prior to the National Stock Exchange, Francis was as Vice President of Investment Banking at Cantor Fitzgerald, covering a variety of sectors, including banks, broker dealers, exchanges, real estate, and shipping.

In his 21-year career, Francis has also served the American Stock Exchange, New York Stock Exchange, UBS and Datek Online Holdings at various operating levels in trading and markets. He graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in History of Science.