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Mike Behan

Head of Global Securities Research

Wells Fargo Investment Institute

Wells Fargo & Company

Mike is the Head of Global Securities Research (GSR) for Wells Fargo Investment Institute (WFII), 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. WFII serves Wells Fargo Wealth & Investment Management (WIM), a division of Wells Fargo & Company.

In his role, Mike leads a team of investment research analysts who provide individual securities recommendations for both equity and fixed income. His team is also responsible for managing third-party correspondent research relationships and due diligence for insurance carriers on WIM platforms. Mike joined GSR in 2021 from Wells Fargo Advisors where he created an investment risk group to oversee portfolio construction. Prior to Wells Fargo Advisors, Mike covered large-cap banks as an institutional securities research analyst at R.W. Baird.

Mike earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration from SpringHill College and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Missouri. He is a CFA charterholder and a member of the St. Louis CFA Society.

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 & 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 Advisors is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, but is not licensed or registered with any financial services regulatory authority outside of the U.S. Non-U.S. residents who maintain U.S.-based financial services account(s) with Wells Fargo Advisors may not be afforded certain protections conferred by legislation and regulations in their country of residence in respect of any investments, investment transactions or communications made with Wells Fargo Advisors.

Wells Fargo Advisors is a trade name used by Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC, Members SIPC, separate registered broker-dealers and non-bank affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company.