Los Angeles, CA – December 15, 2020 – Wedbush Securities, one of the nation’s leading independent financial services providers, is pleased to announce Andrew Hutcheson, has joined Wedbush Securities as Senior Vice President and Branch Manager. The veteran corporate wealth strategist is based at the firm’s Los Angeles headquarters in advance of expansion into the Pasadena market and reports into Southern Pacific Regional Executive, Frank Epinger.
In his more than 20 years in the financial services business, Andrew has become a subject matter expert as it pertains to executive compensation and planning, advising wealthy families, large and small corporations both privately held and publicly traded, their principals and their advisors. Prior to joining Wedbush, he served as a Managing Director with Alex Brown, a division of Raymond James. Andrew was with UBS before Alex Brown, where he was a Senior Retirement Plan Consultant and a Senior Portfolio Manager, leading the Corporate Services team for the Endeavor Financial Group, and was responsible for business development in the field of Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation for the entire firm. He began his wealth management career with Edward Jones Investments, where he became a performance leader for its western region and also led its retirement plan business.
“Joining Wedbush is a great opportunity for me to run my corporate and C-Suite-centric practice while growing an office and increasing awareness of the Wedbush brand,” stated Andrew Hutcheson. “I have a long history of recruiting talented financial advisors and right now the timing is perfect for me to have the best of both worlds.”
Frank Epinger adds, “Having Andrew a part of the Wedbush family at a time when we are expanding and improving our wealth management business is a bit of kismet. His expertise with corporate wealth strategy and ultra-high net worth individuals and families is part of the firm’s long-term growth vision and we are thrilled to welcome Andrew to the firm.”
Andrew received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Government, and is also a Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist and Accredited Asset Management Specialist.
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