Wells Fargo Insurance Executives Named 2013 Industry "Power Brokers"

Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:08pm EST

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Kevin Eggleston, Mary Mazza, Brian McDonnell, and Meredith Schnur honored by
Risk & Insurance Magazine
SAN FRANCISCO--(Business Wire)--
Wells Fargo Insurance, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), announced
today that four of its executives have won the Risk & Insurance's 2013 "Power
Broker" Award. Kevin Eggleston, Mary Mazza, Brian McDonnell, and Meredith Schnur
were recognized for their leadership and innovation in the gaming/hospitality,
construction and technology sectors. Each year, the Risk & Insurance Power
Broker Awards select the most effective and influential commercial insurance
brokers. Brokers are judged primarily on their creativity in solving
risk-related problems during 2012, their demonstrated industry knowledge and
their high level of client service. 

"I`m thrilled that four of our outstanding brokers have been recognized by their
peers and customers for their leadership and industry expertise," said Laura
Schupbach, head of Wells Fargo Insurance. "On behalf of Wells Fargo Insurance, I
want to congratulate Kevin, Mary, Brian, and Meredith on receiving this award
from Risk & Insurance. It`s a clear testament of their ongoing commitment to
provide our customers with creative risk management solutions." 

In 2013, 150 individual brokers were selected as winners in 24 industry
categories. The Power Broker designation is based on nominations provided by
brokers and risk managers, and is judged based on the quality of the application
and on references by risk managers in each industry sector. Hundreds of risk
managers and risk executives were interviewed in the process of identifying and
soliciting, evaluating and judging the nominees. 

About the Winners

* Kevin Eggleston is senior sales executive specializing in the hospitality
industry and is responsible for developing and providing risk management
solutions, proactive claims management, and loss control engineering for hotels
and resorts. He is based in Rancho Cordova, CA. 
* Mary Mazza is senior sales executive specializing in the construction industry
and is responsible for all lines of property casualty insurance and risk
management services including contract review, seminars, and industry-specific
risk avoidance and consultation. She is based in Chicago. 
* Brian McDonnell is practice leader for construction and real estate services
and is responsible for business development, client service, sales, and
cross-sell. He is based in San Carlos, CA. 
* Meredith Schnur is the national practice leader for Technology, Privacy and
Network Risk specializing in professional liability, technology errors &
omissions, media, network security and privacy related lines of coverage. She
provides consultative services, market negotiations, policy analysis and
placement, policy administration and claims advocacy services, and is based in
Madison, NJ.

About Wells Fargo Insurance

Wells Fargo Insurance1 is the fifth largest insurance broker in the world
(Business Insurance, 2012). With 127 offices in 37 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 7,000 insurance professionals of Wells Fargo Insurance
write or place $15 billion of risk premiums annually in property, casualty,
benefits, international, personal lines, and life products and also includes the
nation`s largest crop insurance provider, Rural Community Insurance Services

About Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based
financial services company with $1.4 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 has offices in
more than 35 countries to support the bank`s customers who conduct business in
the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one
in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No.
26 on Fortune`s 2012 rankings of America`s largest corporations. Wells Fargo`s
vision is to satisfy all our customers` financial needs and help them succeed

1Ranking includes Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc., Wells Fargo
Insurance Services of West Virginia, Inc., Wells Fargo Insurance, Inc., and
Rural Community Insurance Company

Wells Fargo
Angenette Lau, 415-396-9904 (Media)

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