Los Angeles, CA – February 11, 2020 – Wedbush Securities is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank Epinger as Managing Director, Regional Executive of the Los Angeles Area. Frank joins the firm’s other Regional Executive, Frank Story (New York/Tri State), to encourage and advance growth, efficiency, and support for our advisors in the field. Frank is based in the firm’s Los Angeles headquarters and reports to Senior Vice President and Head of Private Wealth Management Branch Network, Don Gorsch.
Frank has nearly 30 years’ experience in Wealth Management. Before joining Wedbush, he held a senior regional leadership role with J.P. Morgan, where he oversaw more than 65 of the top financial advisors and the Southern California region’s $11 Billion in AUM. He previously held several senior management roles with HighTower Advisors and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. He began his wealth management career at Paine Webber, and in 2012 and 2017, On Wall Street included Frank in its list of the Top 100 Branch Managers in the U.S.
“It’s a great time to be joining Wedbush, especially as the firm continues to expand its Wealth Management footprint,” states Frank Epinger. “I’m eager to introduce and share our strategic vision and opportunities in the Los Angeles area, the birthplace of the firm some 64 years ago.”
“We are pleased to welcome Frank to the firm as we continue to grow our Wealth Management division,” states Don Gorsch. “Frank’s is an accomplished leader whose vision and approach aligns with the high-caliber of service and expertise we provide our clients.”
Frank is a graduate of the University of Richmond and holds an MBA from the University of Michigan. He lives in Studio City, California with his wife, Andrea and their two sons.
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