MINNEAPOLIS, Mar 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
As part of a continued focus on expanding its business, U.S. Bank Wealth
Management announced today the appointment of Scott Winget as senior
managing director of wealth planning for U.S. Bank's Ultra High Net
Worth Group. Winget will develop and lead complex wealth planning,
family education, governance and stewardship for all ultra high net
worth clients. His group will also serve as a resource to the team
members of the ultra high net worth business for training, wealth
planning product development, technical support and public outreach.
Winget, who comes to U.S. Bank from Wells Fargo, reports to Michael
Cole, president of U.S. Bank's Ultra High Net Worth Group.
"Scott Winget brings great depth and experience to U.S. Bank Wealth
Management's ultra high net worth business," Cole said. "He is a
seasoned executive, and his background in providing sophisticated
planning services for ultra high net worth families will help us serve
our clients more effectively."
Winget has more than 18 years of experience in the planning and
financial services industries. Prior to joining U.S. Bank, he was senior
vice president and managing director of the Wells Fargo Wealth Planning
Center, where he managed sophisticated fee-based planning for clients of
Wells Fargo Family Wealth. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Winget held
positions as vice president and wealth planning advisor for Fifth Third
Bank; supervising manager overseeing multifamily office client
relationships for Paragon Advisors; senior wealth transfer specialist
for Key Bank/McDonald Investments; tax and personal financing manager
for Ernst & Young LLP; and senior tax consultant for Arthur Anderson LLP.
Winget holds a J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
and graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University with a B.S.B.A.
degree in accounting and finance. He is also licensed as a certified
public accountant with the Ohio and Colorado Boards of Accountancy and
as an attorney with the Ohio Bar Association. Additionally, he holds
NASD Series 7 and Series 63 licenses and a Colorado license for life,
property and casualty insurance. Winget is a member of the Colorado Bar
Association, the Colorado Society of CPAs and the Rocky Mount Estate
Planning Council. He has authored a number of articles on wealth
management and also lectures widely on wealth-management topics.
Winget began his duties with U.S. Bank's Ultra High Net Worth Group on
March 21, 2011, and works at the U.S. Bank office located in Denver,
About the U.S. Bank Wealth Management Group
U.S. Bank's Wealth Management Group offers investment management
services, brokerage, financial planning, private banking, personal
trust, and insurance services to a broad range of clients. The Wealth
Management Group serves ultra high net worth clients with more than $25
million in investable assets through a differentiated client service
approach; high net worth clients with more than $1 million and less than
$25 million in investable assets through The Private Client Reserve; and
affluent clients with more than $100,000 and less than $1 million in
investable assets through The Private Client Group. Brokerage services
are offered through U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. and insurance
services are offered through U.S. Bancorp Insurance, LLC.
About U.S. Bank
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with $308 billion in assets as of Dec. 31,
2010, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth largest commercial
bank in the United States. The company operates 3,069 banking offices in
25 states and 5,310 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking,
brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services
products to consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp
on the web at www.usbank.com.
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SOURCE: U.S. Bank
U.S. Bank Wealth Management
Cheryl Stone, Vice President, Public Relations, 612-303-5657
U.S. Bank Media Relations
Amy Frantti, 612-303-0733