Edward W. Wedbush (MBA ’57)

Edward WedbushEdward W. Wedbush is the CEO, president and founder of Wedbush Morgan Securities, a leading financial services and investment firm. In 1955, Wedbush and a colleague founded Wedbush & Company.

Wedbush received his MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management in 1957, continuing his studies toward a Ph.D. while teaching part-time at UCLA and growing his brokerage business.

Today, Wedbush Morgan Securities is one of the largest private, independent brokerage firms in the United States with 34 offices throughout the country, and 625 full-time colleagues. The firm
celebrated its 50th anniversary on June 30, 2005.