Joel Funderburk Joins Wedbush Securities As SVP And Southeast Market Manager

GREENSBORO, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wedbush Securities, a prominent diversified independent financial services provider, announces the hire of Joel Funderburk as Senior Vice President, Market Manager. In this role, Funderburk will spearhead the development of new markets for Wedbush across the Southeast region, focusing on expanding the firm’s footprint in North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.

Joining Wedbush from UBS, Joel brings over three decades of expertise in roles ranging from Financial Advisor to Branch Manager, Complex Director, and Regional Director. His career has been dedicated to the Southeastern United States, where he has built extensive connections and a deep understanding of the market dynamics. Joel’s strategic insights and proven track record make him a key asset as Wedbush continues to invest in growth and expand its presence in these booming markets.

“I am thrilled to join Wedbush due to its people and the firm’s professional reputation,” says Funderburk. “Wedbush’s size and structure allow us to be highly responsive to clients’ needs, with a horizontal approach that strengthens relationships. I look forward to leveraging Wedbush’s investment banking and research expertise to deliver comprehensive solutions that empower our clients to achieve their financial goals.”

“We are excited to welcome Joel to our growing Wealth Management team. His extensive experience and strategic insights will be instrumental as we accelerate our expansion across the Southeast and enhance our client offerings across these regions,” adds EVP, Head of Wealth Management, Chris Mone.

Funderburk attended Wake Forest University and has his Series 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 31, 63 and 65 licenses.

About Wedbush Securities

Wedbush Securities is the largest subsidiary of Wedbush Financial Services. Since its founding in 1955, Wedbush is widely known for providing our clients, both private and institutional, with a wide range of securities brokerage, wealth management, and investment banking services. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California with 100 registered offices and nearly 900 colleagues, the firm focuses on client service and financial safety, innovation, and the utilization of advanced technology. Securities and Investment Advisory services are offered through Wedbush Securities Inc. Member NYSEFINRA / SIPC