Wells Fargo & Company
When Mark Oman was running track for Cedar Falls High School, no one knew that one day he would be part of a leadership team running one of the largest and most well respected financial services companies in America.
After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa with an accounting degree, Mark began his professional career with Deloitte, Haskins and Sells in Des Moines, Iowa.
In 1979, he joined what is now called Wells Fargo Financial as Manager of Treasury and Audit Services and was promoted through a number of management positions there under the mentorship of the legendary Dick Levitt.
Mark joined Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in 1985 and four years later was named its president and chief executive officer. Under Mark’s leadership, the mortgage company grew into one of the largest mortgage banks in the nation, serving all 50 states, and in 1992 American Banker named Mark as one of the top 40 bankers in America under the age of 40.
In 1997, he was promoted to group executive vice president of Wells Fargo & Company with responsibility for leading multiple Wells Fargo business units, and in 2005 he was promoted to his current position as senior executive vice president and head of Wells Fargo’s Home and Consumer Finance Group which consists of the following business units: Wells Fargo Card Services, Wells Fargo Consumer Credit Group, Wells Fargo Financial, and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Taken together, these businesses constitute America’s market share leader in consumer lending, employ more than 65,000 team members and serve more than 24 million customers.
Throughout his career, Mark has served on various professional and community boards, panels and committees in the state of Iowa and across the United States. Currently, he is a board member of the University of Northern Iowa Foundation and the Greater Des Moines Community Foundation. He also serves on the board of directors for the Greater Des Moines Partnership and is a member of the Iowa Business Council.
Mark and his wife Jill live in West Des Moines and have two children: a son Scott and a daughter Alexandra.