Wells Fargo Insurance named Bob Volkel to lead its Bay Area operations.
Volkel will lead the insurance brokerage and consulting sales and service teams that offer a array of products, services and consulting in the areas of employee benefits, and property and casualty insurance. He will manage the San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Carlos, Scotts Valley and Walnut Creek offices across the Bay Area. Volkel will be based in San Carlos and report to Rich Lane, Regional Managing Director for Wells Fargo Insurance’s Northwest Region.
Prior to his new role, Volkel was co-head of the national practice for Wells Fargo Insurance’s executive benefits and retirement plan services. Before joining Wells Fargo, he was executive vice president and leader of the employee benefits division of ABD Insurance and Financial Services.
Wells Fargo Insurance is part of San Francisco-based Wells Fargo & Co., a national financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets.