Areas of Expertise

  • Equities
  • Fixed Income
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking


  • Financial Services 
  • Information Technology


  • Duke University 
  • MIT Sloan School of Management

Tim Wood leads B. Riley's Information Technology group and is responsible for the company's IT applications and infrastructure. He has more than twenty-five years of experience in the financial industry, and was named the "Best Sell-Side Technology Executive" in the 2014 American Financial Technology Awards. Wood joined B. Riley with its acquisition of FBR & Co. in 2017 where he was the CIO.

Prior to FBR, Wood held roles at UBS Investment Bank and CIBC World Markets leading IT teams for Distribution & Research, Equities Program Trading, Fixed Income Sales & Research, and Credit Derivatives among other business areas.

He has a B.A. in Physics, Economics & French from Duke University and an M.S. from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

B. Riley Financial (Nasdaq: RILY) ("B. Riley") is a diversified financial services platform that provides collaborative solutions tailored to fit the capital raising and business advisory needs of its clients and partners. B. Riley operates through several subsidiaries that offer a diverse range of complementary end-to-end capabilities spanning investment banking and institutional brokerage, private wealth and investment management, financial consulting, corporate restructuring, operations management, risk and compliance, due diligence, forensic accounting, litigation support, appraisal and valuation, auction and liquidation services. B. Riley is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices across the U.S. and international presence in Canada, Germany, Mexico and Australia.