Wedbush Securities, a financial services and investments company headquartered in Los Angeles, has appointed industry veteran Andrea Epinger to the new position of senior vice president and head of change management and process improvement.

Epinger has more than two decades of experience in the finance industry. She joins Wedbush from JP Morgan Private Bank, where she had been serving as a vice president since 2014.

Epinger started her career in banking and transitioned into wealth management, where she managed several offices in Southern California for UBS. She has a B.A. degree from California State University-Northridge.

Epinger will report to Chris Mone, executive vice president and head of wealth management.