Western International Securities Hires Senior Managing Director Wendy Rea

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Western expands its management team in Los Angeles.

Wendy Rea joins Western International Securities as Senior Managing Director, reporting to Don Bizub, CEO. In her new position at Western, she will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the firm and assisting with formulating and implementing the firm's strategic plans. “I'm very pleased to have the opportunity to work with such an experienced and competent team; every member of which is so obviously dedicated to Western's continued growth and success.”

Wendy comes to Western with a broad range of in-depth experience and knowledge gained from over 30 years in the securities business. During her 25+ year career at Wedbush Securities, Wendy was the Senior Vice President responsible for the development and management of the clearing division. In that role, she gained experience in business development, retail and institutional brokerage, high frequency trading, proprietary trading and operations. Wendy expanded her industry experience while working with the Institutional Sales division of William O'Neil + Co. and later joining GBS Financial as COO.

“We’re extremely pleased to be able to attract this level of talent to Western and look forward to Wendy taking on a leadership role. Her vast experience, knowledge and leadership skills make her well suited for this position,” said Donald Bizub, Chief Executive Officer of Western International Securities. “WIS has over 250 Advisors and is growing its advisory business that is cleared through J.P. Morgan Clearing Corp. and Pershing, LLC,” said Bizub.

Western International Securities is among the largest independent broker/dealers clearing through J.P. Morgan Clearing Corp. Through its clearing agreement with J.P. Morgan Clearing Corp. and Pershing LLC, Western is able to provide its Advisors with state-of-the-art financial services and support. Established in 1995, the firm is headquartered in Pasadena, CA and maintains offices in all major financial centers nationwide.


If you’d like more information, please contact Ecri Gutierrez at ecri(at)wisdirect(dot)com or 888-793-7717. Western International Securities, 70 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101, http://www.wisdirect.com.

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