Homer Alaska - Business

Story last updated at 6:27 PM on Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Knell named Wells Fargo Homer store manager

Matthew Knell has been named Wells Fargo Homer store manager.

Knell has been a Wells Fargo team member for seven years, serving as personal banker, store manager and sales development consultant leading Alaska's in-store private banking team.

Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Knell lived and worked in Homer as a real estate professional, and he served in the community as a youth pastor. He earned a master's degree in applied management from Indiana Wesleyan University and a bachelor's degree in religion from Liberty University.

Wells Fargo has 1,000 team members in Alaska who serve customers through a network of 60 banking, mortgage, consumer lending, insurance and investment offices, 120 ATMs and online.

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, 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 wachovia.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally.

With approximately 280,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in America. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 19 on Fortune's 2009 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo's vision is to satisfy all our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially.