About Us

Freedom. Flexibility. Control.

Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network offers you the “best of both worlds” – unsurpassed full-service firm support and the freedom to operate your business and handle client relationships the way that’s right for you.

In addition to the legendary brand strength and stability we offer through our affiliation with Wells Fargo & Company, you enjoy the independence, flexibility and control to leverage as many, or as few, of the firm’s resources as you prefer.

Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network Highlights

  • More than 630 practices
  • More than 1,300 Financial Advisors
  • More that $86 billion in client assets
  • FAs average 16 years industry experience

Important milestones of Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network

2001

First Union Securities enters independent business with acquisition of J.W. Genesis

2002

First Union/Wachovia merger

140 Practices
320 Financial Advisors

2003-2007

Wachovia Securities/Prudential merger

2007

Wachovia Securities merges with A.G. Edwards and relocates headquarters from Richmond, VA to St. Louis, MO

322 Practices
587 Financial Advisors

2008

Wells Fargo purchases Wachovia

2009

Wachovia Securities becomes Wells Fargo Advisors

420 Practices
805 Financial Advisors

2012

Kent Christian named FiNet president

2012-2014

FiNet doubles field based support for Financial Advisors with introduction of Area Sales Managers

2016

Celebrating 15 years of providing independence to experienced Financial Advisors

637 Practices
1,323 Financial Advisors

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