Director since 2011
Senior Advisor, Vestar Capital Partners, Former U.S. Secretary of Energy and Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Mr. Peña has been a senior advisor of Vestar Capital Partners, a global private equity firm headquartered in New York, since January 2009, and previously served as a managing director of Vestar from 2000 to 2009. Since July 2014, he has also served as Senior Advisor to the Colorado Impact Fund. Prior to joining Vestar in 1998, he led the Department of Energy from 1997 to 1998 and the Department of Transportation from 1993 to 1997. He founded and was president and chief executive officer of Peña Investment Advisors, an asset management firm, from 1991 to 1993. Mr. Peña served as the mayor of the city and county of Denver, Colorado from 1983 to 1991 and in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1979 until 1983. He is a member of the board of directors of Sonic Corporation and a member of the board of trustees of the University of Denver. Mr. Peña earned his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Texas.
Wells Fargo Board Committees: Audit and Examination Committee, Corporate Responsibility Committee, Governance and Nominating Committee, and Risk Committee