Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 10,000 stores and 12,000 ATMs and the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com) across North America and internationally. We’re headquartered in San Francisco, but we’re decentralized so every local Wells Fargo store is a headquarters for satisfying all our customers’ financial needs and helping them succeed financially. One in three households in America does business with Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo has $1.2 trillion in assets and more than 278,000 team members across our 80+ businesses. We ranked fourth in assets and third in market value of our stock among our U.S. peers as of June 30, 2010. Our vision: “We want to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.” Commercial Banking serves middle market businesses, including manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, importers, and services companies. We offer personalized service of a local bank with the resources and breadth of services of a national bank. In addition, specialized groups within Wells Fargo Commercial Banking serve the specific needs of a variety of industries, including service, beverage, agribusiness, technology, healthcare, government, higher education, and environmental. Fortune World’s 14th Most Admired Company (3/09) Barron’s Among World’s 25 Most Respected Companies (2/09) Forbes One of America’s Best Big Companies (12/08) Top 100 Best Companies in the World (4/09) Office of the Comptroller of the Currency “Outstanding” for Community Reinvestment Act performance (Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.) (11/09) BusinessWeek Best Places to Launch a Career (9/09) America's #2 Most Generous Corporate Foundations (1/10) Newsweek America’s #1 Green Bank and #13 Greenest Big Company (9/09) Brand Keys #1 Bank Brand in Customer Loyalty Engagement Index (2/10) Environmental Protection Agency Human Rights Campaign Perfect Score of 100 on Corporate Equality Index (9/09) LATINAStyle Magazine Top 50 Best Companies for Latinas (8/09) DiversityInc Magazine Top 50 Companies for Diversity (3/09) • Top 10 Companies for Latinos • Top 10 Companies for Asian Americans • Top 10 Companies for Recruitment & Retention • Top 10 Companies for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Employees CRO (Corporate Responsibility Officer) Among 100 Best Corporate Citizens (3/09) Community Impact and Community Volunteerism (5/09) United Way of America Summit Awards for Community Impact and Community Volunteerism (5/09)
Mark Pinkowski is the regional sales manager for the Pacific Northwest and Mountain States Commercial Banking divisions of Wells Fargo. Based in Seattle WA, Mark manages a team of 10 business development officers covering Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and British Columbia. In this role Mark coordinates and oversees the team’s sales planning, new business activities and strategies with Wells Fargo’s regional vice presidents, division managers and other supporting Wells Fargo business lines. Mark was previously with the Wells Fargo Insurance Services Group and during his 6 years there was responsible for aligning the insurance services group with all of Wells Fargo's businesses. With more than 24 years of experience in the banking, insurance and financial service industry Mark joined the Wells Fargo organization in 2003.
Corporate Strategy, Sales and Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Product Management, Resource Logistics, Professional Development and Mentorship.
B.S., University of Wisconsin River Falls, 1983.
Liberal Arts Major with emphasis in business administration and communication.
When and where do you hold meetings with your students?
We'll make a group decsion and meet as frequently at the group determines. Meetings are usually at the office or a downtown Seattle location.