ADDING MULTIMEDIA Erin Gore Named Co-head of Wells Fargo Education and Nonprofit Banking

  ADDING MULTIMEDIA Erin Gore Named Co-head of Wells Fargo Education and
  Nonprofit Banking

Former U.C. Berkeley CFO to help customers navigate swiftly changing economic

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- October 29, 2013

Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) has named Erin Gore, who was associate vice chancellor
and chief financial officer at University of California, Berkeley, as co-head
of its Education and Nonprofit Banking group. Based in San Francisco, Gore
will help U.S. colleges, universities, and private schools with financial
strategies for managing future growth and making enhancements to existing
infrastructure and facilities. The education and nonprofit business also
serves nonprofit organizations, including cultural institutions.

Erin Gore, Co-head of Education and Nonprofit Banking Group at Wells Fargo.
(Photo: Business Wire)

Erin Gore, Co-head of Education and Nonprofit Banking Group at Wells Fargo.
(Photo: Business Wire)

“Bringing Erin on board is a huge win,” said Phil Smith, head of Wells Fargo
Government & Institutional Banking. “She has risen to the challenges of the
vital education sector – from both banking and customer perspectives –
throughout her career. Erin's unique experience will help Wells Fargo provide
even better solutions to our education and nonprofit customers nationwide.”

Gore joins JoAnn Bertges, executive vice president, as co-head of Wells
Fargo’s growing higher education and nonprofit services team, which serves
public and private colleges and universities of all sizes, as well as
not-for-profit organizations throughout the United States.

Among “40 Under 40” Bay Area leaders chosen by the San Francisco Business
Times last year, Gore had been U.C. Berkeley’s CFO since 2009. She began her
career with the New York City Council Finance Division in 1996 as a budget
analyst and then spent four years with Moody’s Investor Services as a public
finance analyst. Gore joined the former Banc of America Securities in 2001,
rising to co-head and managing director of its public finance education and
nonprofit team.

“CFOs of colleges and universities face an array of financial challenges, from
privatization of tuition to the growing globalization of higher education,”
said Gore. “The strength and stability of Wells Fargo’s higher education
banking team can help navigate these fundamental changes.”

Gore holds a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Los Angeles, and
a master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and
Public Affairs.

Wells Fargo Government & Institutional Banking (GIB) is a specialized business
supporting more than 4,000 government, education, nonprofit, and healthcare
clients across the United States. Unique in the industry, GIB has organized
specialized commercial banking and capital markets teams under one business,
offering an integrated approach to provide the most value for its clients.
GIB’s Education and Nonprofit group works with education providers in public
and private schools, colleges, and universities and with charitable
institutions, social service organizations, cultural institutions,
professional associations, labor unions, and other nonprofit organizations.
From new construction to charitable giving programs, GIB bankers can tailor a
full range of banking services and programs to fit any client need.

About Wells Fargo

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community-based financial services company with $1.5 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, and the Internet
(, and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the
bank’s customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than
270,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United
States.Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 25 on Fortune’s 2013 rankings of
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