CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wells Fargo Securities, the capital markets and investment banking business of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), announced today that Jessica Gray, managing director, has been appointed to a new role in the Investment Banking & Capital Markets division to lead an expanded Transportation & Logistics coverage team within the Industrials industry group. She will report to John Church, head of Industrials, and will continue to be based in Charlotte.
“Adding a seasoned leader like Jessica to the team is testament to our commitment to this important customer sector,” states Church. “We look forward to leveraging her deep experience to serve the needs of our transportation customers.”
Gray was previously the head of Wells Fargo Securities’ Commercial Asset Leasing & Finance group within Asset-Backed Finance & Securitization. With nearly 25 years of experience in the transportation leasing industry, Gray brings deep industry knowledge and strong customer relationships to the Transportation & Logistics team. She, along with managing director Eric Schless and the team, will focus on providing enhanced relationship coverage and advice to customers in the rail, road, air, shipping, infrastructure, leasing and other related sectors of the transportation industry.
“I would like to thank Jessica for her tremendous leadership,” said Mary Katherine DuBose, co-head of Asset-Backed Finance. “She is leaving a lasting legacy of continued focus on the origination of asset-backed activity in the transportation sector.”
“Jessica has demonstrated a unique ability to provide capital solutions to our transportation customers. Her expertise in the sector is unparalleled. We are excited to continue partnering with Jessica in her new role as she builds out a broader franchise focusing on both debt and equity capital markets,” added Chris Pink, co-head, Asset-Backed Finance.
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