Jay Plourde

Managing Director, Private Capital Markets Group

Jay Plourde is the Managing Director of the Private Capital Markets Group of Wedbush Securities. This division was created in response to major trends in the capital markets to build strategic client partnerships for ultra-high net worth individuals, family offices and corporate issuers, particularly those interested in or actively involved in impact investing.

Jay began his Wall Street career with 13D Research, Inc. in 1987. He subsequently joined CLSA (HK) Limited in the early 90s as employee number 5 in the U.S., and eventually became CEO and Executive Director of CLSA Americas in 2007. He serves on the Board of Directors of several companies and charities, and is a faculty and Board member of the Joseph Business School in Forest Park, Illinois.