Senior Managing Director
Brand Meyer is a senior managing director for Wells Fargo Advisors and has held numerous executive positions over his long tenure with the company. Currently, Brand has responsibility for overseeing all business decisions and implementation efforts related to the Department of Labor’s fiduciary standard rule, ensuring those decisions satisfy the firm’s responsibility to our clients.
Prior to his current role, Brand served as head of the Independent Brokerage Group where he was responsible for the firm’s independent brokerage business (Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network) and its correspondent clearing business (First Clearing). He previously served as president of the Financial Services Group where he was responsible for all aspects of the firm’s platform that supported the needs of its Financial Advisors and clients, including investment products, trading capabilities, planning functionality, and asset allocation driven advice for clients.
His 47-year career has included affiliations with predecessor firms to Wells Fargo Advisors, including EVEREN Securities and Prescott, Ball & Turben. During that time, he held a number of different leadership positions for the company, including regional president for the Private Client Group, director of Retail Branches, director of Branch Administration and chief compliance officer.
Brand is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He holds multiple industry registrations and earned a degree from the Securities Industry Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Brand is a member of the Wells Fargo Advisors Operating Committee and represents the company as a member of the board and the executive committee for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the industry’s leading trade group that represents securities firms, banks, and asset management companies. Brand is based out of Boca Raton, Florida, where he lives with his wife Pam and their two children, Griffin and Jaden.