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Karla Rabusch Recognized as One of the Top Women in Asset Management

June 7, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News -- "Our industry has made great strides in recruiting, retaining, and promoting women, and we must continue to work to attract more women as well as individuals of diverse backgrounds. In doing so, we are able to bring a broad set of perspectives to the table, allowing for sound decision-making that can serve the varied backgrounds and needs of our clients," said Karla M. Rabusch, president of Wells Fargo Advantage Funds.

"These awards reflect our initiative to find and highlight exceptional women in asset management. After nominations and assessment by our editorial team and advisory board, we've selected 10 women as influencers in their field for having made substantial impacts on their organizations and the fund industry," said Paula Vasan, managing editor of Money Management Executive. Karla began her career at Wells Fargo in 1997 as the chief finance officer for the mutual fund complex and later served as the chief administrative officer before being named president in 2003. In addition to holding the title of president of Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, Karla is also the president of Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, she spent 16 years in various insurance, corporate, and mutual fund positions.

In 2010, Karla was recognized by MutualFundWire.com as one of the 100 most influential people in mutual funds. She also was named one of the 100 most influential businesswomen in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times in 2010 and 2004. About Wells Fargo Funds Management Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo & Company, provides investment advisory and administrative services for Wells Fargo Advantage Funds. Other affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company provide subadvisory and other services for the funds. The funds are distributed by Wells Fargo Funds Distributor, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC, an affiliate of Wells Fargo & Company. NOT FDIC INSURED NO BANK GUARANTEE MAY LOSE VALUE Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20140519005323/en/

Keywords for this news article include: Banking and Finance, Investment and Finance, Wells Fargo Funds Management LLC.

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