David MarksExecutive Vice President, Head of Wells Fargo Capital FinanceSanta Monica, CA
David Marks leads Wells Fargo Capital Finance, the #1 Bookrunner of asset-based loans in the U.S.*, and a leading provider of traditional asset-based lending, specialized junior and senior secured financing, factoring, and financing for domestic and international trade. He also serves on the Wells Fargo Management Committee.
Prior to leading Capital Finance, Marks was the group risk officer for Wells Fargo’s Consumer Lending (CL) and Payments, Virtual Solutions and Innovation (PVSI) businesses, was a senior leader in Corporate Risk and Wholesale Credit Risk, and also led the Corporate Risk Program Office, where he was instrumental in strengthening the risk management functions across the company.
Marks has a broad experience across Wholesale Banking, including leadership roles in commercial and corporate banking, trade finance, and credit risk management. Since joining the company in 1987, he has led Corporate Banking; served as senior credit officer for Corporate Banking and Government and Institutional Banking and Wells Fargo’s securities portfolios; and also led the International Group.
Within the organization, Marks is an active mentor, strongly advocates for diversity and inclusion, and contributes to many team member educational forums.
Within his community, he is involved in several charitable organizations and is passionate about supporting military veterans.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.
*Thomson Reuters, September 30, 2018