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About Wells Fargo Economics

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

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. Aleman

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.
 
Nick Bennenbroek

Nick Bennenbroek
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 Brown

Michael A. Brown
Vice President, Economist

Michael Brown provides analysis and commentary on the domestic economy, federal fiscal policy issues, the consumer sector and interest rates. Read more about Michael A. Brown.
 
Jay Bryson

Jay Bryson, Ph.D.
Managing Director, Global Economist

Jay analyzes financial markets and macroeconomic developments in foreign economies. Read more about Jay Bryson.
 
Sam Bullard

Sam Bullard
Managing Director, Senior Economist

Sam provides analysis on the macro U.S. economy, major foreign economies and financial markets. Read more about Sam Bullard.
 
Azhar Iqbal

Azhar Iqbal
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.
 
Sarah Watt House

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.
 
Anika Khan

Anika Khan
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.
 
Alex Moehring

Alex Moehring
Economic Analyst

Alex covers U.S. macro and regional economic trends. Read more about Alex Moehring.
 
Erik Nelson

Erik Nelson
Economic Analyst

Erik covers U.S. macroeconomic and fiscal policy trends. Read more about Erik Nelson.
 
Tim Quinlan

Tim Quinlan
Economist

Tim provides analysis and commentary on U.S. business spending and macroeconomic developments in foreign economies. Read more about Tim Quinlan.
 
Eric Viloria

Eric Viloria
Currency Strategist

Eric offers foreign exchange markets analysis to help customers manage the risks and opportunities of operating and investing in these markets. Read more about Eric Viloria.
 
Mark Vitner

Mark Vitner
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 Wolf

Michael Wolf
Economist

Michael is an economist with Wells Fargo Securities, covering both U.S. and regional economies. Read more about Michael Wolf.