Wells Fargo Selects New Head of Small Business Acquisition

Wells Fargo has named Ed Ross the Northeast’s small business acquisition manager. The region includes New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut and Delaware.

This is a new leadership role for Wells Fargo in the Northeast with responsibility for leading the bank’s efforts to better serve small business customers with $2 to $5 million in annual revenue. Ross, who is based in Red Bank, will lead a newly formed team of business development officers who will build and expand relationships with customers in this segment.

“New Jersey and the rest of the region is home to such a vibrant small business community and these companies help to drive the local economies,” said Ross. “We look forward to helping them to grow and expand so they can succeed and create jobs.”

Ross has been with Wells Fargo since 2000. He previously served in a marketing role, leading strategy development for 150 branches across New York and Connecticut. Prior to that, he developed and implemented marketing programs for Wells Fargo Merchant Services. He has also served the Community Bank as a District Manager, Branch Manager and Credit Manager.

Ross is a graduate of Youngstown State University where he received a bachelor’s of science degree in marketing management. He also holds a master’s degree from Ohio State University.

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