Stender Sweeney

Stender Sweeney

STENDER E. SWEENEY II

Executive Vice President and Division Manager

Wells Fargo & Co.

Stender Sweeney is an executive vice president and division manager for middle-market banking in Wells Fargo’s office in downtown Los Angeles. His 145-person team provides financial services to middle- market and mid-corporate businesses in the Greater Los Angeles area. Sweeney also manages the specialty teams focused on businesses in entertainment, defense, aerospace and technology services. He joined Wells Fargo from Wachovia Bank, where he was a director of the Western Banking group. He spent nine years with Union Bank and worked with J.P. Morgan’s institutional investment management team in New York. He is on the boards of the Friends of Expo Center, the California Art Club and the Marshall School of Business at USC.

What was your proudest moment?

Raising three great kids with my wife

What is your alma mater?

Northwestern University

What is your next project?

Hiking Mount Whitney

Who is your hero?

Warren Buffett

What do you like best about Los Angeles?

Our culture of innovation that marks both our societal and business progress over the generations. The weather isn’t bad either!