Wells Fargo Insurance Executives Named 2013 Industry “Power Brokers”

  Wells Fargo Insurance Executives Named 2013 Industry “Power Brokers”

 Kevin Eggleston, Mary Mazza, Brian McDonnell, and Meredith Schnur honored by
                          Risk & Insurance Magazine

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- February 25, 2013

Wells Fargo Insurance, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), announced
today that four of its executives have won the Risk & Insurance's®2013 “Power
Broker”® Award. Kevin Eggleston, Mary Mazza, Brian McDonnell, and Meredith
Schnur were recognized for their leadership and innovation in the
gaming/hospitality, construction and technology sectors. Each year, the Risk &
Insurance Power Broker Awards select the most effective and influential
commercial insurance brokers. Brokers are judged primarily on their creativity
in solving risk-related problems during 2012, their demonstrated industry
knowledge and their high level of client service.

“I’m thrilled that four of our outstanding brokers have been recognized by
their peers and customers for their leadership and industry expertise,” said
Laura Schupbach, head of Wells Fargo Insurance. “On behalf of Wells Fargo
Insurance, I want to congratulate Kevin, Mary, Brian, and Meredith on
receiving this award from Risk & Insurance. It’s a clear testament of their
ongoing commitment to provide our customers with creative risk management

In 2013, 150 individual brokers were selected as winners in 24 industry
categories. The Power Broker® designation is based on nominations provided by
brokers and risk managers, and is judged based on the quality of the
application and on references by risk managers in each industry sector.
Hundreds of risk managers and risk executives were interviewed in the process
of identifying and soliciting, evaluating and judging the nominees.

About the Winners

  *Kevin Eggleston is senior sales executive specializing in the hospitality
    industry and is responsible for developing and providing risk management
    solutions, proactive claims management, and loss control engineering for
    hotels and resorts. He is based in Rancho Cordova, CA.
  *Mary Mazza is senior sales executive specializing in the construction
    industry and is responsible for all lines of property casualty insurance
    and risk management services including contract review, seminars, and
    industry-specific risk avoidance and consultation. She is based in
  *Brian McDonnell is practice leader for construction and real estate
    services and is responsible for business development, client service,
    sales, and cross-sell. He is based in San Carlos, CA.
  *Meredith Schnur is the national practice leader for Technology, Privacy
    and Network Risk specializing in professional liability, technology errors
    & omissions, media, network security and privacy related lines of
    coverage. She provides consultative services, market negotiations, policy
    analysis and placement, policy administration and claims advocacy
    services, and is based in Madison, NJ.

About Wells Fargo Insurance

Wells Fargo Insurance^1 is the fifth largest insurance broker in the
world(Business Insurance, 2012). With 127 offices in 37 states, Wells Fargo
Insurance provides solutions for a wide range of customers, including retail
consumers, high net worth individuals, small businesses, as well as middle
market and large corporate customers. The 7,000 insurance professionals of
Wells Fargo Insurance write or place $15 billion of risk premiums annually in
property, casualty, benefits, international, personal lines, and life products
and also includes the nation’s largest crop insurance provider, Rural
Community Insurance Services (RCIS).

About Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified,
community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets.
Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides
banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance
through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com),
and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank’s customers who
conduct business in the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members,
Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo &
Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2012 rankings of America’s largest
corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial
needs and help them succeed financially.

^1 Ranking includes Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc., Wells Fargo
Insurance Services of West Virginia, Inc., Wells Fargo Insurance, Inc., and
Rural Community Insurance Company


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