Kyle Hanson, Tom Traylor and Jerry Ritchie, financial services veterans with more than 47 years of experience among them, have been named business banking managers for Wells Fargo Business Banking in the Valley. Jim Pfeiffer, area business banking manager for Arizona, announced the appointment.
Kyle Hanson will serve as business banking manager for Wells Fargo Business Banking in Scottsdale. Hanson joined Wells Fargo in 2003 and comes to the Valley from Portland, Oregon, where he served as a business banking manager leading a team of seven relationship managers, three industry specialists and three support staff for Wells Fargo’s Specialty Markets in Oregon and Business Banking in Vancouver. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Alaska.
Tom Traylor will serve as business banking manager for Wells Fargo Business Banking in the North Valley. Traylor joined Wells Fargo in 1995. Prior to this appointment, he served as senior regional credit officer responsible for credit approval and lending activities for both Arizona and Nevada. Traylor has also served as senior examiner, credit manager, senior commercial lender, business banker and credit analyst. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Finance and Master of Business Administration from Iowa State University.
Jerry Ritchie will serve as business banking manager for the Phoenix Business Bank. In this role, he also will oversee Wells Fargo’s Business Banking Real Estate Division. Ritchie has been with Wells Fargo since 1994 and comes to the Valley from Wells Fargo’s Las Vegas Commercial Real Estate team where he was office manager. Ritchie also has served as homebuilder lending manager, relationship manager, credit analyst, and consumer loan officer for Wells Fargo. He received a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Master of Business Administration in Management from Arizona State University and a graduate degree in banking administration & finance from the Pacific Coast Banking School
“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,” Pfeiffer said. “Kyle, Tom and Jerry 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 business teams in Phoenix, Scottsdale and the North Valley.”
Wells Fargo Business Banking delivers customized solutions and tailored business packages to help 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.