Wells Fargo Capital Finance announced that Ryan Birnel was named business development officer for the loan originations team in Denver. In his new role, Birnel is primarily responsible for sourcing and structuring flexible asset-based financings for opportunities originated in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming and Montana, and will be reporting to Mark Gustafson, regional sales manager for Wells Fargo Capital Finance.

“Ryan is a very talented and hard-working team member,” stated Gustafson. “I am excited to have him join our team and I am confident he will make an immediate impact as he has done in his previous roles with our company.”

Birnel has been with Wells Fargo Capital Finance since 2008. His previous WFCF positions included a collateral examiner and a relationship manager, managing a portfolio of fortune 500 clients.