The Wells Fargo Economics Group provides commentary and analysis on international, national, and regional economic trends to help serve our clients’ business and financial needs. Our experienced economists have been featured in many national publications, academic and economic journals, and on popular television and radio programs. As one of the most-respected economic analysis organizations in the industry, Bloomberg News has named it a top economics team for the past four years.
Meet our economists
John Silvia, Ph.D.
Managing Director, Chief Economist
John is the chief economist for Wells Fargo overseeing a team of economists based in Charlotte, N.C., and Minneapolis. He’s been named one of the Top 10 forecasters by Bloomberg News and USA Today. Read more about John Silvia.
Eugenio J. Alemán, Ph.D.
Director, Senior Economist
Eugenio forecasts economic trends focusing on the United States, interest rates, and the Texas economy, and is an expert on the economies of Mexico, Brazil, and Argentina. He has also appeared in international media. Read more about Eugenio J. Alemán.
Managing Director, Head of Currency Strategy
Nick offers foreign exchange markets analysis to help customers manage the risks and opportunities of operating and investing in these markets. Read more about Nick Bennenbroek.
Michael A. Brown
Michael provides analysis and commentary on national business investment and state budget trends. Read more about Michael A. Brown.
Jay Bryson, Ph.D.
Managing Director, Global Economist
Jay analyzes financial markets and macroeconomic developments in foreign economies. Read more about Jay Bryson.
Sam provides analysis on the macro U.S. economy, major foreign economies and financial markets. Read more about Sam Bullard.
Vice President, Econometrician
Azhar provides quantitative analysis to the Economics group and modeling and forecasting of macro and financial variables. Read more about Azhar Iqbal.
Zachary covers U.S. macro and international trends. Read more about Zachary Griffiths.
Sarah Watt House
Vice President and Economist
Sarah covers the U.S. macro economy, including the labor market, manufacturing sector and inflation trends. Read more about Sarah Watt House.
Director, Senior Economist
Anika provides analysis and commentary on U.S. macroeconomic trends with particular focus on the residential and nonresidential real estate markets. Read more about Anika Khan.
Tim provides analysis and commentary on U.S. business spending and macroeconomic developments in foreign economies. Read more about Tim Quinlan.
Managing Director, Senior Economist
Mark tracks trends on the U.S. housing markets, commercial real estate, regional economies, and inflation and writes for the Monthly Economic Outlook report and the Weekly Economic & Financial Commentary. Read more about Mark Vitner.
Michael is an economist with Wells Fargo Securities, covering both U.S. and regional economies. Read more about Michael Wolf.