Kirsten Fraunces

Executive Vice President,
Chief Administrative Officer

Kirsten Fraunces is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Wedbush Securities. She is a member of the President’s Executive Committee and responsible for overseeing the CAO Division; including Equity Research, Brand, Strategy and Talent.

Kirsten joined Wedbush in 2002 as a VP in Equity Sales, and during her 20 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.