Jeff Whipple is the Director of Small Business Development for the Rocky Mountain Regional Wells Fargo Banking team, covering Colorado, Montana and Wyoming. He is responsible for providing senior level strategic consulting to the region leadership across a network of over 220 store locations. Jeff works with executives and senior managers across Wells Fargo to help define the business strategy and create and execute corresponding business plans and initiatives that align with emerging trends in the Industry.
He also leads a team of over 70 Business Banking Specialists in store locations across the region. This team works to identify new small business opportunities ($0-$2mm in annual revenue) and provide businesses with financing solutions, cash management products/services, merchant services and business insurance.
Prior to taking this new role in December of 2014, Jeff was the Community Banking District Manager for four years over the West Denver Market including Lakewood, Arvada, Golden, and Littleton.
Whipple has been in the financial services industry for 12 years, all of which with Wells Fargo Regional Banking. His experience includes Branch Manager, Business Banking Relationship Manager, District Manager, and Director of Small Business Development.
Originally from Salt Lake City, UT. He received his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Utah and is a graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School in Seattle, WA. Jeff also speaks Spanish and lived in the Canary Islands, Spain for two years as a church missionary.