Donald Bizub is the President of Western International Securities, a high-end, financial solutions platform provider and advisory firm. Western International Securities was established over 20 years ago to provide an exclusive experience for those in the wealth management industry seeking highly customized and personal services to their clients. It is now among the fastest growing independent broker firms and is rapidly expanding across the country with over 400 brokers. Western offers a unique approach to its independent contractor representatives and advisors, supporting clearing relationships with Fidelity Custody Clearing Solutions®, Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon Company, Wedbush Capital.
Don draws upon his own experiences as a wealth advisor and executive in the industry. He contributes input often to Securities Industry organizations, serving in the past as President of the Securities Industry Management Association (SIFMA) of Southern California, as well as serving on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Independent Brokers (NAIBD). Known for his dynamic style and personal communication, Don is also actively involved in Vistage, a network of fellow executives who challenge assumptions and provide feedback to advance decision making.
In 2019 and 2020, Don had the honor of being recognized on the LA500 list, a special edition published by the Los Angeles Business Journal. LA500 recognizes individuals who have had a significant impact on the development and business landscape of Los Angeles.
Don holds a BA in Finance, Real Estate, and Law from California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly). He holds a strong connection to his alma mater, serving as a Member of the Advisory Panel and Guest Lecturer in the Management & Human Resources Department.