Steve Nelli
Managing Director and Senior Risk Officer
Wells Fargo

Steve is a Managing Director and Senior Risk Officer for Wells Fargo's Public Finance, Capital Strategies and Municipal Sales, Trading and Underwriting businesses. Areas of responsibility include investment banking, private placements, direct securities purchases, interest rate derivatives, investor finance and desk market making activities. Sectors overseen include general government, education, non-profit health care, cultural non-profits, municipal utilities, transportation, affordable housing, special tax transactions and structured leverage products for institutional investors. Before joining the bank he was group head of the Municipal Lease and Short Term Debt rating sectors at Standard & Poor's. Steve has over 30 years of combined experience in the public finance industry and is a board member of the Southern Municipal Finance Society, a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts and a past board member of the Association for Governmental Leasing & Finance. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and has a Master's from Harvard University. Steve and his father published The Winning Tradition; A History of Kentucky Wildcat Basketball in 1998.