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Michael Taylor, CFA

Investment Strategy Analyst
Wells Fargo Investment Institute
Wells Fargo & Company

Michael Taylor is an investment strategy analyst for Wells Fargo Investment Institute, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company that 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 comprised of Wells Fargo Private Bank, Wells Fargo Advisors, Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement, and Abbot Downing businesses, accounting for more than $1.6 trillion* in assets under administration.

In his current role, Mr. Taylor focuses on global asset allocation strategy and economic and market analysis. His work contributes to Wells Fargo Investment Institute publications. Mr. Taylor has more than 17 years of experience in financial services and has spent the past 13 years at Wells Fargo in various roles within wealth and brokerage.

Mr. Taylor earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology, a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese and a Bachelor of Arts in Russian both from the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. During his undergraduate and graduate coursework, he studied at Nankai University in Tianjin and Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Shanghai. Mr. Taylor is a CFA® charterholder and member of the CFA® Minnesota Society and is based in Minneapolis.

*As of Sept. 30, 2016
Wells Fargo Investment Institute, Inc. (WFII) is a registered investment adviser and wholly-owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company and provides investment advice to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo Advisors, and other Wells Fargo affiliates. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is a bank affiliate of Wells Fargo & Company. Wealth and Investment Management is a division of Wells Fargo & Company. Wells Fargo Institutional Retirement & Trust is a business unit of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., a bank affiliate of Wells Fargo & Company. Wells Fargo Private Bank and Abbot Downing provide products and services through Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and its various affiliates and subsidiaries.

Brokerage products and services are offered through Wells Fargo Advisors. Wells Fargo Advisors is a trade name used by Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC (WFCS) and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC, Members SIPC, separate registered broker-dealers and non-bank affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company.

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