Daily News: April 17, 2015

Wells Fargo Commercial Banking Appoints Strati to South Florida

Wells Fargo promoted Erick Strati to regional vice president of commercial banking for South Florida.

Strati, a 17-year company veteran, most recently served as a senior relationship manager for commercial banking in South Florida. Strati began his banking career in Hollywood, FL, as a branch manager with Bank of America. He joined Wells Fargo predecessor Wachovia Bank as a branch manager in Pembroke Park and Lauderhill, Florida in 1998. He has held senior level positions with Wells Fargo in Broward County, FL, including leadership roles in small business banking and business banking. He joined the commercial banking team in Fort Lauderdale in 2010.

Strati leads a team of 17 commercial banking professionals who serve middle-market companies throughout South Florida. This region has experienced a resurgence of traditional industries such as construction, real estate, and professional services, as well as, continued growth in information technology, trade and international services.

“Erick has tremendous experience and a deep understanding of our customers, their businesses, and the nuances of the South Florida markets,” said Kelly Madden, head of Wells Fargo Commercial Banking in Florida. “His leadership will be invaluable in helping local middle-market companies succeed financially during the current market’s opportunities and challenges.”