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Gerrit van Huisstede will retire from Wells Fargo

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Wells Fargo announced Regional Banking Executive Gerrit van Huisstede will retire in January 2016. Van Huisstede caps a 25 year career with Wells Fargo and is the senior executive in charge of Wells Fargo Regional Banking in Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Washington and Alaska. “Gerrit has consistently lived our vision of satisfying customers’ financial needs and… Read More →

Marcus & Millichap closes the sale of 3 properties

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Wells Fargo Marcus & Millichap announced the sale of Wells Fargo Ground Lease, a 4,692-square foot net-leased property located in Marana, AZ, according to Don Morrow, regional manager of the firm’s Phoenix office. The asset sold for $2,118,000. Jamie Medress and Mark Ruble, investment specialists in Marcus & Millichap’s Phoenix office, had the exclusive listing… Read More →

Big crowd honors Arizona’s Most Influential Women


A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday night to honor Az Business and AZRE magazines’ Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. “The Most Influential Women issue of both magazines is easily our most popular issue of the year,”said AZ Big Media  Publisher Cheryl Green. “This year, we had more than 2,000 women… Read More →

Vicki Williams – Most Influential Women In Commercial Real Estate

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Vicki Williams Senior vice president, commercial real estate, Alliance Bank of Arizona Years in the industry: 25+  Since 2004, Vicki Williams has been her company’s go-to person for commercial real estate at the largest bank headquartered in Arizona. Williams’ banking career began in New York for the Chase Manhattan Bank. She then joined a community bank in Phoenix,… Read More →

Wells Fargo donates $27,000 to 10 nonprofits

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Wells Fargo will contribute $27,000 to 10 nonprofits to recognize the valuable contributions the company’s Arizona team members have made to the groups.  The contributions are made through Wells Fargo’s Volunteer Service Award program which recognizes Wells Fargo team members who make an exceptional impact through volunteerism. The nonprofit where each winner volunteers receives a grant from… Read More →

Jennifer Anderson: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Jennifer Anderson, senior vice president and regional manager, Wells Fargo Greatest accomplishment: “Working my way up to lead Wells Fargo’s 200-person business banking group in Arizona. I began my career with Wells Fargo in 1997 as a credit analyst, so it was a proud accomplishment for me.” Childhood aspiration: “I wanted to be an equine/large animal veterinarian.  I… Read More →

UMB hires Richard Ziegner as director of healthcare banking


UMB Bank, n.a., a subsidiary of UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), announced that it has hired Richard Ziegner as executive vice president and director of healthcare banking. Ziegner is responsible for leading the bank’s efforts in the healthcare sector and providing capital and financial solutions to healthcare providers. Ziegner has more than 20 years of… Read More →

How can you raise financially savvy children?


With school out for the summer, there’s no better time to teach children about money and finances, experts say. “By teaching children the importance of opportunity costs at a young age, we can better prepare them to become confident and successful members of our community once they enter the real world,” says Jim Lundy, CEO… Read More →

Wells Fargo supports food banks in annual drive


Wells Fargo will be conducting its annual summer statewide food drive June 9-23.  The event collects donations for food banks that span the entire state with collection bins in all 260 Wells Fargo Community Banking stores throughout Arizona. Donations will benefit members of the Association of Arizona Food Banks.  In 2014, Arizona food banks collectively… Read More →

Wells Fargo grants $500,000 to help revitalize Tucson

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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), one of America’s leading community banks and the nation’s largest home mortgage lender, today announced donations totaling $500,000 to seven local nonprofits to help strengthen and revitalize Tucson neighborhoods through the Wells Fargo NeighborhoodLIFT® program. The local grant recipients were identified in close collaboration with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild to… Read More →

How will Obama plan impact financial planners, consumers?


President Obama recently announced a “new” ruling requiring financial advisors to put their clients’ interests above their own. Sounds like a good thing, right? Not so fast. “We have ongoing concerns that the Department of Labor and the White House have completely ignored the existence of the robust regulatory regime under the SEC and (Financial… Read More →

Phoenix Chamber honors winners of 2015 IMPACT Awards


The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) recognized eight outstanding Valley businesses at the 28th annual IMPACT Awards today, with Pinnacle Transplant Technologies and Goodwill of Central Arizona earning accolades as the 2015 IMPACT Businesses of the Year. The luncheon celebrated the remarkable contributions these companies and their employees make to the Greater Phoenix community.… Read More →

Ryan Backlund to lead Wells Fargo Private Bank in Arizona

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Wells Fargo Private Bank announced today Ryan Backlund as regional managing director for Arizona.  Backlund, based in Scottsdale, will oversee all wealth management functions for the area, including private banking, credit, investment management, insurance, and trust and estate services through Wells Fargo Bank, NA, as well as brokerage services through Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC. Previously… Read More →

Wells Fargo names Pam Green business banking manager

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Pam Green, a financial services veteran with more than 14 years of experience, has been named Business Banking manager for Wells Fargo Business Banking in the North Valley.  John Bush, Business Banking manager for the Northwest Markets, announced the appointment. Green joined Wells Fargo in 2001 as a business sales associate. She also has served… Read More →