Creating the Lender Finance Niche: Wells Fargo’s Andrea Petro Looks Back at a Career Filled with Accomplishments

In November, Andrea Petro stepped down as executive vice president and division head of Wells Fargo Capital Finance’s Lender Finance Group — a niche lending product she created and developed more than 20 years ago. As she prepares to move on to the next phase of her life, Petro spoke with ABF Journal editor Nadine Bonner, touching on the highlights of her career and recalling how she thrived on the challenge of being a woman in a man’s business world.

WFCF Names Giles Head of Lender Finance; Petro to Retire

Wells Fargo Capital Finance named Cyndi Giles head of its Lender Finance Group, replacing Andrea Petro who retired after a 30-year career in the ABL industry that included launching and leading Lender Finance for 17 years.

Wells Fargo Capital Finance Funds CIT Northbridge Credit

Wells Fargo Capital Finance’s Lender Finance division served as administrative agent and lead arranger for a senior revolver to fund CIT Northbridge Credit.

Wells Fargo’s Andrea Petro Guest Speaker at Villanova Conference

The ABF Journal, NYIC and the Philadelphia chapters of the CFA and TMA announced that Andrea L. Petro, EVP/division manager, Lender Finance, Wells Fargo Capital Finance will be a guest panelist and speaker at this year’s Villanova Education & Networking Conference to be held on March 27, 2014.

April 2007