Darrell Cronk, CFA®
Chief Investment Officer
Wealth & Investment Management
Wells Fargo & Company
Darrell Cronk is chief investment officer for Wealth & Investment Management (WIM), a division of Wells Fargo & Company comprised of Wells Fargo Advisors and Wells Fargo Private Bank. He also serves as president of Wells Fargo Investment Institute (WFII) and leads WIM’s Investment Solutions teams responsible for market strategy and content, asset allocation, manager and securities research, portfolio management, investment risk, investment products, trading, investment implementations, and Wells Fargo’s retirement plans.
Darrell is frequently featured in the media including the Associated Press, Barron’s, Bloomberg Television, CNBC, Dow Jones MarketWatch, Fox Business Network, Reuters, TheStreet, The Wall Street Journal, and Yahoo! Finance. He has authored numerous investment-related articles and regularly speaks at investment-industry conferences.
With 30 years of experience in financial services, Darrell previously served as deputy chief investment officer for Wells Fargo Private Bank. He has held a variety of other positions at Wells Fargo, including regional chief investment officer, senior director of investments, regional investment manager, senior investment manager, equity analyst, and senior financial consultant.
Darrell earned a bachelor of science in finance from Iowa State University, earned a masters in finance from Boston University, and is a CFA® charterholder. He is based in New York City.
Wells Fargo Investment Institute, Inc. is a registered investment adviser and wholly-owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., a bank affiliate of Wells Fargo & Company.
Wells Fargo Wealth and Investment Management, a division within the Wells Fargo & Company enterprise, provides financial products and services through bank and brokerage affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company.
Wells Fargo Private Bank offers products and services through Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and its various affiliates and subsidiaries.