Financial Times Honors 37 Wells Fargo Financial Advisors In 2016 Top 400 Advisers

St. Louis, March 31, 2016 - The Financial Times has recognized 37 financial advisors from Wells Fargo in its annual ranking of the nation’s Top 400 Financial Advisers.

This elite, state-by-state list honors the following advisors from across the firm’s three channels – the Private Client Group, Wealth Brokerage Services and the independent channel, Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network:

Michael L. Abrams, Palo Alto, California
Ignacio A. Barcena, Miami, Florida
Leonard Boccia, New York, New York
Larry D. Boggs, Cumberland, Maryland
Brian F. Cooke, Indianapolis, Indiana
Christopher Cooke, Indianapolis, Indiana
Michael A. Derhake, Las Vegas, Nevada
Howard D. Edwards Jr., Charleston, S. Carolina
Tony Esses, Miami, Florida
Jennifer L. Garcia, Encino, California
Rick Green, Los Angeles, California
Robert C. Hardin, Houston, Texas
Randy Krenzin, San Jose, California
David J. Kron, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
James R. Laughton Jr., Reno, Nevada
Jeff W. LeClair, McLean, Virginia
Charles J. Lewis Jr., Waco, Texas
Benjamin Leshem, Highland Park, Illinois
Howard S. Lorch, Houston, Texas
Charles B. Margolis, Highland Park, Illinois
Neil McPeak, Linwood, New Jersey
Walter E. Meanwell, Madison, Wisconsin
Douglas L. Meyer, Deerfield, Illinois
Michael L. Moeller, Chesterfield, Missouri
Thomas M. Moran, Naples, Florida
William M. Oliver, Charlotte, N. Carolina
John J. Parker Sr., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Michael S. Schaffer, Lake Forest, Illinois
Mark Shulten, Long Beach, California
David G. Speck, Alexandria, Virginia
Ryan C. Sprowls, Alexandria, Virginia
Brude D. Stoever, Richmond, Virginia
Joel Talish, Purchase, New York
Stephen L. Thomas, Charlotte, N. Carolina
Philip S, Walters, Beverly Hills, California
Miguel A. Viyella, Miami, Florida
Greg Zanolli, Roseville, California

With more than 685,000 U.S. daily readers, the Financial Times is seen as a global leader in business, finance, economic and political news and analysis. Rankings are based on data provided by investment firms. Factors include assets under management, experience, industry certifications and compliance record. Investment performance and financial advisor production are not explicit components.

About Wells Fargo Advisors

With $1.4 trillion in client assets as of December 31, 2015, Wells Fargo Advisors provides investment advice and guidance to clients through 14,960 full-service financial advisors and 3,933 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.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.8 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 8,700 locations, approximately 13,000 ATMs, the internet ( and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.