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Eric C. Houser
Executive Vice President, Regional Manager
Commercial and Technology Banking GroupsWells Fargo & Company


Eric Houser is an executive vice president and regional manager for the Wells FargoRegional Commercial and Technology Banking office in Santa Clara, Calif. He overseesa team of banking professionals who provide loan, treasury management, deposit,and international financial services to middle-market commercial and technologycompanies in the Santa Clara Valley.

Eric joined Wells Fargo in 1997 as a senior relationship manager in the Palo Alto, Calif.,commercial banking office. In 2004, he was promoted to loan team manager of theSanta Clara Valley commercial banking group, responsible for credit management.In 2006, he was named regional vice president and started the Southern CaliforniaGrowth Technology Group. In January 2008, he was named regional vice presidentfor the Santa Clara Valley commercial and technology banking group.

Eric received his B.A. in business administration from Saint Mary’s College inMoraga, Calif., and his M.B.A. in finance from the Eberhardt School of Businessat the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif.Eric currently serves on the board of Joint Venture Silicon Valley, and previouslyserved on the community boards for the United Way of San Joaquin County,Big Brother/Big Sisters, and Union Little League.

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