Stewart Hayes joined Wells Fargo in 2000 as an original member of Wells Fargo Foothill’s Lender Finance unit. His current responsibilities include the development of new lending relationships for specialty finance companies, with his primary focus on the central and midwestern states. Hayes previously served as portfolio manager for the Lender Finance division. He has over 27 years of experience in the asset-based lending industry, including significant experience in lending to specialty finance companies. His prior experience includes more than 16 years at Bank of America Commercial Finance, including executive management positions at both its Business Credit and Factoring divisions. Hayes is a graduate of Texas Tech University.