Tracy Kerrins

SEVP, Head of Technology at Wells Fargo

Tracy Kerrins is the head of Technology and a member of the Operating Committee at Wells Fargo. Tracy leads a team of information technology and security professionals around the globe. Together they are executing an engineering-led IT strategy to deliver stable, secure, scalable and innovative services that provide Wells Fargo’s global customers 24/7 banking access through branch, digital, ATM, and other channels.

Tracy and her team play a critical role in Wells Fargo’s digital transformation, including designing and executing a strategy to advance the company’s customer and employee experiences. Her leadership is critical to the company’s risk management and innovation strategies.

Previously, Tracy held the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO) for both Consumer Technology and Enterprise Functions Technology. As a CIO, Tracy was instrumental in modernizing the technology and reinventing the customer experience for the Wells Fargo’s Auto, Credit Card, Payments, Home Lending, and Small Business units, and during the pandemic, ensuring that employees within these groups maintained connectivity.

Tracy joined Wells Fargo in October 2019 from Antares Capital where she was the Chief Operations and Technology Officer. Prior to that, she served in several senior leadership roles over 15 years at Bank of America, Accenture and PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

Tracy is a passionate advocate of diversity in the workplace and has provided leadership to women in technology groups throughout her career. At Wells Fargo, she launched and currently serves as executive sponsor for the Women in Technology advocacy group and was previously the co-chair of the Wells Fargo Technology Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council. To help increase diversity in technology and computing sectors, Tracy serves on the board at The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT).

In January, Tracy was selected as a 2023 Women in Business Award winner by The Charlotte Business Journal. She also received the 2022 Carolina CIO of the Year ORBIE award in the Super Global category. In addition, American Banker recognized Tracy as a standout in their 2021 Most Powerful Women in Banking program, an honor for extraordinary leaders in roles of enormous importance. In 2020, she was featured as one of the Women Worth Watching® in STEM by the Profiles in Diversity Journal.

Tracy earned a degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan.

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  • SEVP, Head of Technology

    Current role