Daily News: October 28, 2014

Wells Fargo Hires Expands Commercial Banking Team

Wells Fargo announced Kathryn Broussard and Byron Kives joined its Commercial Banking team in New Orleans.

Broussard brings 30 years’ commercial banking experience in Louisiana to her new role as SVP and senior relationship manager. Since 2002, Broussard had served as senior vice president and senior banker in middle market banking for JPMorgan Chase. Before that, she held leadership positions at Hibernia National Bank and First National Bank of Commerce.

Kives, a veteran of 22 years’ commercial banking and corporate finance, now leads Wells Fargo credit and risk management statewide as SVP and loan team manager. Kives most recently served as vice president and senior underwriter for commercial banking at JPMorgan Chase. He also has worked at Hibernia National Bank and Bank One, Louisiana, in New Orleans.

“Kathy and Byron represent the very best of banking in Louisiana,” said Doug Kilton, head of Commercial Banking for Wells Fargo in Louisiana. “Kathy has an unsurpassed reputation for developing strong relationships with clients, and Byron’s broad leadership experience is invaluable as Wells Fargo continues to expand across Louisiana.”