Wells Fargo Names Brown, Wardle Business Banking Managers

Wells Fargo May 7, 2014

Brandon Brown

Brandon Brown

Wells Fargo today announced that Brandon Brown and James Wardle have been named Business Banking managers for Wells Fargo Professional Banking. Michael Lefever, Business Banking manager for Arizona, announced the appointment. Brown and Wardle will each manage a team of business bankers as they provide banking services to medical and legal clients throughout Arizona.

Brown joined Wells Fargo in 2004 as a credit analyst and most recently served as a principal business relationship manager in Phoenix, where he managed high-value business relationships with an industry-specific focus on medical and legal businesses. Brown is a nine-time All Star Loan Club winner, a 2012 Star Performance winner, and a Sales & Service Award winner in 2009 and 2012. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Metropolitan State College of Denver.

James Wardie

James Wardie

Wardle is a 23-year financial services veteran who joined Wells Fargo in 2008 as a principal business relationship manager in Tempe, where he actively managed high-value business relationships for clients with annual gross revenues greater than $2 million. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, he served as national inventory manager for Associated Services, Inc. Wardle is an eight-time All Star Loan Club winner, has twice been recognized by senior credit officers for his exemplary demonstration of partnering with Credit Administration, and has received eight WOW recognitions since 2011. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Arizona.

“As the nation’s leading business lender, Wells Fargo is committed to satisfying all of the financial services needs of business customers and helping them succeed financially,” Mike Lefever said. “Brandon and James bring strong leadership skills and a wealth of experience to our Arizona Business Banking team, and their scope of knowledge and commitment to serving our business customers make them a perfect fit for our Professional Banking team in the Valley.”

Wells Fargo Business Banking delivers customized solutions and tailored business packages to help its business customers grow and prosper. These include loans and lines of credit, treasury management, payroll, merchant card services, foreign exchange, employee benefit plans, real estate lending, online banking and bill payment, business and personal insurance, investments, trusts, wealth management, business valuation and retirement planning.

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