George E. Rusnak

George Rusnak, CFA

Co-Head of Global Fixed Income Strategy

Wells Fargo Investment Institute

Wells Fargo & Company

George E. Rusnak is the co-head of global fixed-income strategy for Wells Fargo Investment Institute, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., which is focused on delivering the highest quality investment expertise and advice to help investors manage risk and succeed financially. Wells Fargo Investment Institute serves clients of Wealth and Investment Management, a division of Wells Fargo & Company comprised of Wells Fargo Private Bank, Wells Fargo Advisors, Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement & Trust, and Abbot Downing businesses.

Mr. Rusnak develops fixed-income investment strategy and guidance as part of the overall investment allocation recommendations for Wells Fargo Investment Institute and leads the fixed-income strategies team that delivers custom fixed-income solutions for high-net-worth individuals and smaller institutions. Mr. Rusnak has approximately 50 individuals on his team including fixed-income investment managers, research analysts, traders, risk, and marketing professionals. Prior to his current role, Mr. Rusnak held leadership positions at Evergreen Financial, BlackRock, and Merrill Lynch. He has more than 25 years of experience in financial services.

Mr. Rusnak earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Rutgers College. He is a CFA® charterholder and serves as a member of the Rutgers Financial Advisory Board. Mr. Rusnak is based in Princeton, New Jersey.

Wells Fargo Investment Institute, Inc. is a registered investment adviser and wholly-owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., a bank affiliate of Wells Fargo & Company.

Wells Fargo Wealth and Investment Management, a division within the Wells Fargo & Company enterprise, provides financial products and services through bank and brokerage affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company. Brokerage products and services offered through Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, a registered broker-dealer and non-bank affiliate of Wells Fargo & Company. Bank products are offered through Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Wells Fargo Private Bank offers products and services through Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and its various affiliates and subsidiaries.

Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement & Trust is a business unit of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

Abbot Downing, a Wells Fargo business, offers products and services through Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and its various affiliates and subsidiaries.

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