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Don Bizub

Western International Securities

Pasadena, US

Chief Executive Officer

Western International Securities

Don Bizub

Biography

Donald Bizub is the Chief Executive Officer 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 as well as an executive in the industry, and 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.

Don holds a BA in Finance, Real Estate and Law from California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly).

Don Bizub’s Background

Chief Executive Officer
May 1998 - Present
Los Angeles, US
Western International Securities is a high-end independent broker/dealer which supports a variety of products including advisory services, insurance, annuities, equities, fixed income and retirement plans to help clients achieve their financial goals.
Chief Financial Officer
Oct 1997 - Present
Los Angeles, US
Western International Securities is a high-end independent broker/dealer which supports a variety of products including advisory services, insurance, annuities, equities, fixed income and retirement plans to help clients achieve their financial goals.
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Other Business Interests

Member
Pasadena, US
The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) is the voice of the nation’s securities industry, bringing together the shared interests of hundreds of broker-dealers, investment banks and asset managers.

Current Non-Executive Positions

Member, Independent Contractor Firms Committee
Pasadena, US
The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) is the voice of the securities industry, bringing together the shared interests of hundreds of broker-dealers, investment banks and asset managers.

Previous Non-Executive Positions

Guest Lecturer & Member of Advisory Panel, Management & Human Resources Department
Pomona, US
California State University Polytechnic, 'Cal Poly' offers an affordable, life-changing education. Less than 30 miles east of Los Angeles, it enjoys the benefits of both a diverse metropolitan area whilst retaining the serenity of a foothill community.

Don Bizub’s Education

BA Finance, Real Estate & Law