Scottsdale resident named Wells Fargo regional director

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Ryan Backlund

Wells Fargo Private Bank announced Ryan Backlund as regional managing director for Arizona.

Mr. Backlund, based in Scottsdale, will oversee all wealth management functions for the area, including private banking, credit, investment management, insurance, and trust and estate services through Wells Fargo Bank, NA, as well as brokerage services through Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC., according to a press release.

Previously Mr. Backlund served as regional director for Wells Fargo Private Bank in Seattle. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, he worked as a managing director for the Private Client Group at U.S. Bank.

“Ryan is a skilled professional who has a keen understanding of the strategic and financial needs of Wells Fargo’s Private Bank clientele,” said John Duchala, senior managing director for Wells Fargo Private Bank. “His extensive financial services background will be a great asset in helping our clients to manage assets during any economic cycle.”

Mr. Backlund received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Washington State University and holds a Certified Financial Planner designation.

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