Executive Vice President,
Head of Capital Markets
Kirsten Fraunces is Executive Vice President and Head of Capital Markets for Wedbush Securities. She is a member of the President’s Executive Committee and responsible for overseeing the Capital Markets Division; including Investment Banking, Equity Research, Equity Sales & Trading, and Fixed Income.
Kirsten joined Wedbush in 2002 as a VP in Equity Sales, and during her 19 year tenure she has played a pivotal role, as Head of Equities, in ensuring that Wedbush remains a leader in the financial industry, providing the highest quality research to investors.
Prior to joining Wedbush, Kirsten worked at J.P Morgan Investment Management in Equity Research and was a Vice President of Equity Research at Merrill Lynch.
Kirsten earned her BA in Math and Music from Smith College, and MBA from the University of Southern California, and has over 20+ years of investment industry experience.