David J. Kowach
President and Head of Wells Fargo Advisors
David J. Kowach is president and head of Wells Fargo Advisors. In this role, David provides leadership for one of the nation’s largest full-service retail brokerage organizations.
David has worked in the financial services industry for 25 years, the majority of which has been with Wells Fargo Advisors. Prior to his current role, David led the Private Client Group (PCG), the company’s largest business line with about 11,000 financial advisors serving clients in all 50 states.
Earlier, David was head of the Business Development Group. He also served as director of Private Client Services within PCG and held various roles within its regional management structure. Previously, David was national sales manager for Evergreen Funds. He began his career as a financial advisor in the Philadelphia area.
David is a graduate of Villanova University with a bachelor's degree in finance. He is a member of Civic Progress St. Louis and actively supports many St. Louis-area charitable organizations including the United Way and Central Institute for the Deaf. David, his wife, Kerrin, and their two daughters, live in St. Louis, Missouri.