Wells Fargo Advisors: James Van De Ven receives branch manager award from On Wall Street

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Milwaukee, Wis. — April 16, 2013 — James Van De Ven, Senior Vice President – Branch Manager of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, (http://www.wellsfargoadvisors.com) is one of just 100 managers in the nation to receive On Wall Street magazine’s Branch Manager Award. Van De Ven oversees the Brookfield branch of Wells Fargo Advisors.

“I’m proud to lead a team of financial advisors, client associates and support staff who are so firmly committed to helping our clients succeed financially,” said Van De Ven. “More than anything, this award is a reflection of them.”

On Wall Street magazine’s Branch Manager Awards program honors outstanding achievement and excellence in branch management. A panel of On Wall Street editors selected the top 100 honorees. This is the sixth year the magazine has given the awards. This year, 30 of the 100 honorees represent Wells Fargo Advisors.

Van De Ven also won the On Wall Street Top-100 Branch Manager Award in 2009. He has been with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC for five years and has 23 years of experience in the brokerage industry.

About On Wall Street’s Branch Manager Awards

2013 OnWallStreet Top 100 Branch Manager Award is based on nominations from peers and firms. Nominees are evaluated on profitability, leadership, dedication to superior client service and their ability to recruit, develop and retain talented advisors. Winners are chosen by a panel of independent judges. The award is not reflective of past investment performance or of client satisfaction. For more information, go to http://www.bma.onwallstreet.com/rules.html

About On Wall Street

Since its inception in 1992, On Wall Street has been providing financial advisors at the largest and most prestigious brokerage firms with information and analysis about the industry. The publication covers a wide range of topics, including the latest changes in broker compensation, breaking news on the regulatory and legal fronts, new product offerings, the consolidation of companies and the movement of brokers and top executives between firms.

About Wells Fargo Advisors

With $1.2 trillion in client assets as of December 31, 2012, Wells Fargo provides investment advice and guidance to clients through 15,414 full-service financial advisors and 3,248 licensed bankers. This vast network of advisors, one of the nation’s largest, serves investors through locations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Wells Fargo Advisors is the trade name used by two separate registered broker-dealers and non-bank affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company: Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC (members SIPC). Statistics include other broker-dealers of Wells Fargo & Company. http://www.wellsfargoadvisors.com

Investment products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC.

About Wells Fargo

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.