Wedbush launched his eponymous firm in 1955. He and partner, Robert Werner, pooled $10,000 to start the business, then called Wedbush & Co. The company’s first office opened in Crenshaw in 1957. Wedbush served as President and Chief Executive of the brokerage and investment firm for 63 years.
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