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Debbie Ball

Executive Vice President, Head of Design and Delivery Enterprise Innovation Group, Wells Fargo

Debbie Ball is Executive Vice President, Head of Design and Delivery Enterprise Innovation Group at Wells Fargo. The group serves as a catalyst for transformational change across the company, focusing on exploring and fostering the growth of big ideas that will efficiently influence business models, processes, and programs in order to meet evolving customer needs.  The innovation teams actively partners across the enterprise, with business lines, operations, marketing, data and analytics to provide resources, support, and visibility that will help shape future customer delivery.

Debbie began her career with Wells Fargo in 1991 and has held many positions within the bank, including Chief Operating Officer for Wells Fargo’s International Group and the head of wholesale internet and mobile services teams.  Prior to her role in the Innovation Group, Debbie served as the head of human resources for the wholesale banking and enterprise global services groups where she was responsible for global human-capital strategy, consulting, leadership development, talent management, compensation, recruiting, and employee relations.

Debbie also led the wholesale bank’s merger program office, where she was responsible for overseeing the integration of the Wells Fargo and Wachovia Wholesale Banking lines of business. Prior to that, Debbie was the head of the treasury management service and operations group, where she oversaw wholesale banking’s treasury management client services and commercial credit card and payment operations. Debbie also led the business tools & services team, which developed and maintained desk top applications used by wholesale line-of-business offices for credit underwriting, relationship management, and cross-sell.

Before joining Wells Fargo, Debbie worked for the Boston Consulting Group and General Electric Company.

Debbie has a bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., and an M.B.A. from the MIT Sloan School of Management.  

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