Breaking: Wedbush Securities Appoints Chris Ellis as Vice President, Investments

Breaking: Wedbush Securities Appoints Chris Ellis as Vice President, Investments

Wedbush Securities, a leading independent financial services firm, has announced the appointment of Chris Ellis as Vice President, Investments for its Pasadena, California office. Notably, Ellis is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) who has recently transitioned from CUSO Financial Services to Wedbush.

A Diverse Career Path

Before entering the world of financial services, Ellis was deeply involved in college basketball. He served as a men’s manager at Pepperdine University and as an assistant coach for women’s basketball at the University of California, Irvine. However, his passion for helping individuals shape their financial futures led him to transition into the financial sector.

Experience and Expertise

Ellis’ professional journey includes pivotal roles at LAPD Financial Credit Union and Independent Financial Group. His appointment at Wedbush is seen as an extension of the firm’s commitment to hiring top-tier talent and providing comprehensive wealth management solutions to its clients. Chris Mone, EVP and Head of Wealth Management at Wedbush, underscored Ellis’ unique combination of coaching and financial expertise as a significant asset to the team.

Wedbush Securities: A Legacy of Excellence

Founded in 1955, Wedbush Securities is the principal subsidiary of Wedbush Financial Services. It offers a wide array of brokerage, wealth management, and investment banking services. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company employs nearly 900 colleagues across 100 registered offices. Wedbush places great emphasis on client service, safety, innovation, and advanced technology.