Ms. Green joined First Wilshire as our Vice President of Administration in 2017, was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2018, and was designated as the Chief Compliance Officer in 2020. Prior to joining First Wilshire, Ms. Green was a principal and head of investment operations at a large publicly traded investment management company. She is skilled in building and leading global operations teams, continuously improving productivity and efficiency and mitigating risk to maximize corporate profitability. Ms. Green holds a Bachelor of Arts from The George Washington University.
Ms. Johnson joined First Wilshire in April of 2006 as a Client Service Associate and was promoted to Client Services Director in 2015. Esther is a 25-year industry veteran who came to us from a large Pasadena investment manager where she worked as senior wrap trader and supervised the settlement department. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Cal State University of Los Angeles. Ms. Johnson is fluent in Spanish.
Ms. McKenzie joined First Wilshire in 1996. She is a 40 year industry veteran who has extensive experience in all aspects of the investment business including client relations, trading, portfolio management, accounting and office management. Ms. McKenzie became a registered agent with the IRS in 2005.