Wedbush Securities Welcomes Diane Pejkovich as its new SVP, Business Supervision of the Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities, and Securities Lending Division

Chicago, IL – July 20, 2023 – Wedbush Securities, one of the nation’s leading diversified independent financial services providers, is proud to announce the appointment of Diane Pejkovich as Senior Vice President and Head of Business Supervision for the Fixed Income, Currencies, Commodities and Stock Lending (“FICCS”) division, where she will be based in Chicago, IL. With over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry, Diane brings a wealth of expertise and leadership to her new role.

As a Certified Public Accountant, Diane has a strong foundation in public accounting and has held several executive positions in finance and compliance at leading broker-dealers/futures commission merchants such as Bank of New York Mellon Clearing, ABN AMRO, and UBS. Diane joined the Wedbush Futures division in Chicago over six years ago as a Senior Finance and Compliance Consultant and has since played a key role in the growth of the division. In her new role, Diane will leverage her extensive industry and regulatory experience to lead the supervision and compliance efforts for the firm.

“I am honored to take on this new role and look forward to working closely with my colleagues to continue to build a culture of compliance and risk management at Wedbush,” said Diane.

“Diane has been an invaluable member of our team for over six years, and we are thrilled to promote her to this important role,” said Bob Fitzsimmons, Executive Vice President and Head of FICCS. “Her extensive experience in finance and compliance, coupled with her deep knowledge of the regulatory landscape, make her the ideal leader for our business supervision efforts. We look forward to continuing to benefit from her strategic insights and commitment to excellence.”

Diane is a Certified Public Accountant and a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Loyola University of Chicago.


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Wedbush Securities is the largest subsidiary of Wedbush Financial Services. Since its founding in 1955, Wedbush has been a leader in the financial services industry, providing our clients, both private and institutional, with a wide range of securities brokerage, wealth management, and investment banking services. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California with 100 registered offices and nearly 900 colleagues, the firm focuses on client service and financial safety, innovation, and the utilization of advanced technology.


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