Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Wells Fargo & Company
Kevin Rhein, a 34-year veteran of the financial services industry, is senior executive vice president, Technology and Operations, for Wells Fargo & Company.
As the company’s chief information officer, he is responsible for core technology activities including computing services, connectivity services, application development, information security, business continuity planning, enterprise business services and information management, enterprise architecture, monitoring, change control and problem management. As head of the company’s Operations Group, he is responsible for check processing, statement processing, ATM operations, ACH and wires, fraud disputes, cash vaults, lockbox, safe-deposit processing, armored logistics, accounting support for retail stores and deposit document retention.
Rhein is a member of the Wells Fargo Operating Committee and Fair Lending Committee.
Rhein previously led the former Wells Fargo Card Services and Consumer Lending (CSCL) group, including seven lines of business that provide lending and payment solutions for individuals, families and businesses.
He began his Wells Fargo career at Citicorp/Citibank where he spent 15 years in positions including director of retail banking, director of retail branch operations and regional director for Citicorp Mortgage. Citibank-Arizona became part of Norwest Corporation in 1993.
Rhein actively promotes financial literacy as a board member for the Center for Financial Services Innovation, First Children’s Finance and the United Negro College Fund.
Between 2008 and 2010 he was a member of the Federal Reserve Board's Consumer Advisory Council which advises the board on the exercise of its responsibilities under the Consumer Credit Protection Act.
In May 2010 he was named a trustee of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC). The NFCC promotes financially responsible behavior and builds capacity for its member organizations to deliver financial education and counseling services.
Rhein has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Illinois, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He holds the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest advancement for members of the Boy Scouts of America, attained by only four percent of Scouts.