American Financial Services Association

Tanya Sanders

Tanya Sanders

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Tanya Sanders

Head of Retail Credit Underwriting and Fulfillment
Wells Fargo Auto

Tanya Sanders is the head of Retail Credit Underwriting and Fulfillment for Wells Fargo Auto. Wells Fargo Auto offers consumers vehicle financing and offers dealers a complete suite of products and services to help them manage the business side of their dealerships. Wells Fargo Auto is a leading auto lender with more than 11,000 dealer relationships and a portfolio of $56 billion helping over 3 million consumers with their auto financing needs.

In this role, Tanya and her team are responsible for improving the customer experience and consistency delivered by Auto’s underwriting and funding teams in the indirect, specialty and refinance channels. Tanya’s team is also responsible for additional functions (e.g., identity verification, aftermarket reviews) and Agile product development teams that deliver innovative solutions to improve the financing experience for auto dealers and consumer customers.

Tanya brings 15 years of financial services experience to her new role, including numerous leadership positions in auto finance. Most recently, Tanya was the managing director of business operations for Chase Auto, where she oversaw shared services operations for their retail auto portfolio. Prior to that, she held a number of leadership positions at Bank of America, including business development for their dealer financial services group and sales for their small business banking group.

Tanya received her bachelor’s degree from Clemson University and her Executive MBA from University of Florida. She is actively engaged in her community, with a passion for improving outcomes in underserved areas. Tanya resides in Southlake, Texas.