Financial services and investment firm Wedbush Securities announced the appointment of Michael McMaster as senior vice president and chief compliance officer.

In this role, McMaster will be responsible for the compliance oversight function, as well as serving as a liaison for the firm on compliance matters with its regulators, including the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the New York Stock Exchange. He will be based in the firm’s Los Angeles headquarters, reporting to Andrew Druch, executive vice president, general counsel and chief administrative officer.

McMaster has 30 years of financial services experience, with more than 22 of those years in a compliance role. He most recently served as CCO with BNY Mellon’s Capital Markets and Clearance and Collateral Management Divisions.