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Peter Schwab, Former Chairman & CEO, Wells Fargo Capital Finance
Peter Schwab was the chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo Capital Finance. Wells Fargo Capital Finance is the leading provider of traditional asset -based lending, specialized senior secured financing, accounts receivable financing, factoring, and purchase order financing to companies nationwide. Peter also served on the Management Committee of Wells Fargo Bank.
A 39-year veteran of the asset-based lending industry, he joined Foothill Capital Corporation in 1983, becoming its President and Chief Operating Officer in 1986. Norwest Corporation then purchased the company in 1995. In 2000, he was named chairman and chief executive officer of Wells Fargo Foothill, and in 2006 he took the position of group head of the Asset-Based Lending Group, now known as Wells Fargo Capital Finance.