Suzanne O’Keefe Named Managing Director in Raleigh, N.C. for Wells Fargo Insurance
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Wells Fargo Insurance, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), has named Suzanne OKeefe senior vice president and managing director for its Raleigh N.C., Greensboro, N.C. and Charleston, S.C. offices. In this Raleigh, NC-based role, OKeefe will be responsible for overseeing insurance sales and operations within the region. She will report to John Meehan, regional managing director for Wells Fargo Insurances Mid-Atlantic region.
Suzanne has an extensive knowledge of the insurance industry and a clear understanding of our customers needs, said Meehan. Her leadership will provide our teams the opportunity to grow our organization and reinforce our commitment to help our customers fully understand their insurance needs.
OKeefe most recently served as the managing director for the Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C. offices, in addition to serving as the regional business development officer, where she was responsible for internal cross-sell opportunities. OKeefe joined Wells Fargo Insurance in 2002 as business insurance center manager and has held a variety of sales and business development positions within Wells Fargo Insurance. Prior to Wells Fargo (WFC), OKeefe served as the select insurance division manager for Cameron M Harris & Co., and the small business and personal lines sales and service manager for Centura Bank.
OKeefe currently leads the Professional Development Committee for Connected Women of North Carolina and serves as Wells Fargo Insurances lead for the companys Triangle East Habitat for Humanity Initiative.
About Wells Fargo Insurance
Wells Fargo Insurance 1 is the fifth largest insurance broker in the world (Business Insurance, 2011). With 175 offices in 36 states, Wells Fargo Insurance provides solutions for a wide range of customers, including retail consumers, high net worth individuals, small businesses, as well as middle market and large corporate customers. The 7,500 insurance professionals of Wells Fargo Insurance write $20 billion of risk premiums annually in property, casualty, benefits, international, personal lines, and life products.
About Wells Fargo & Company
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. With more than 270,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in America. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 23 on Fortunes 2011 rankings of Americas largest corporations. Wells Fargos vision is to satisfy all our customers financial needs and help them succeed financially.
1 Ranking includes Wells Fargo Insurance Services, USA, Inc., Wells Fargo Insurance, Inc., and Rural Community Insurance Company
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