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ROBERT ROMERO II 110 Pomerol Place, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503 337.993.1034 337.257.

4607 rlr9890@cox.net

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE Highly analytical, results-driven and dedicated professional powered with 18 yea rs of experience and immeasurable success in the areas of banking and finance. P ossess stellar reputation in creating effective business plans to secure new acc ounts, increase market share and promote a favorable company’s image. Proactive and empowering leader with in-depth knowledge in utilizing out-of-the-box approaches to train and develop employees to foster team unity toward fulfillment of corpo rate objectives. Gifted with the art of communication and power of persuasion, a s well as expertise in identifying and addressing needs of diverse clients to pr esent innovative solutions and ensure utmost satisfaction. Detail-oriented with proven effectiveness to multi-task in a fiercely competitive and fast-paced envi ronment.

KEY STRENGTHS Territory and Key Account Management Sales Action Plans Development Extensive Product Knowledge and Introduction Marketing Campaigns and Promotions Outstanding Customer Service and Relations Budget Implementation and Cost Control Customer Needs Assessment Time Management and Prioritization Problem Resolution and Decision Making Articulate Oral and Written Communication

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Honored as a “Top Performing District Manager†for seven consecutive years by pr oviding significant contribution in corporate growth, profitability, retention a nd personnel development Recognized as a “First Quarter Production Winner†for 10 successive years; ranke d as one of the top district’s in a region during the 1st quarter of each year Obtained the “Star Performer Award†for being one of the top branch managers thr oughout the company Commended for completing each year of tenure with outstanding year-end r atings for 15 years out of 18 years

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY WELLS FARGO & COMPANY ~ 1992–2010 DISTRICT MANAGER, LAFAYETTE, LA 2003–PRESENT

DISTRICT MANAGER, SHREVEPORT, LA BRANCH MANAGER, LAKE CHARLES, LA BRANCH MANAGER, NEW IBERIA, LA

1999– 2003 1997–1999 1994–1997

CREDIT MANAGER, LAFAYETTE, LA 1992–1994 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS Directed and coordinated all operational aspects of consumer stores focused on s ales, P&L, regulatory compliance and leadership. Administered corporate budget a ctivities to fund operations, maximize investments and increase efficiency. Adhe red strict compliance with corporate policies, procedures and regulations toward fulfillment of Wells Fargo’s goals. Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of all loan typ es along with underwriting guidelines. Aggressively prospected leads to build a substantial sales funnel generated through marketing, cold calling, regular comm unication, appointment setting and meetings. LEADERSHIP, TRAINING AND SUPERVISION Determined staffing requirements; coordinated hiring and training of employees t o enhance overall efficiency. Spearheaded sales force; organized schedules and d elegated specific duties and responsibilities. Facilitated training to team memb ers to develop competencies and achieve the highest level of productivity. Foste red a positive working environment and team unity to staff to improve and gain r atios. CUSTOMER SERVICE AND RELATIONSHIP BUILDING Established and maintained long-term quality relationships with clients by provi ding superior customer service to generate sales and new business opportunities. Addressed and resolved complaints under time constraints to ensure clients’ total s atisfaction.

EDUCATION BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE ~ University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING Wells Fargo Leadership and Development Program | Managing Core Sales Skills | Co aching Skills Workshop | Creative Training Techniques Seminar | Leadership Devel opment–Leading the Way, One on One Training–Improving Production | Global Pricing Struct ure | BSA/OFAC Combating Money Laundering | Fair and Responsible Lending

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Habitat for Humanity Participant | America Partner Volunteer | United Way Sponso r | Toys for Tots Campaign Supporter