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Avid Modjtabai

Senior Executive Vice President
Consumer Lending
Avnet, Inc.
United States of America


Avid Modjtabai is a senior executive vice president and head of consumer lending for Wells Fargo & Company. In this role, she is responsible for home lending, auto lending and consumer credit. Ms. Modjtabai is a 21-year veteran of Wells Fargo where she has served in a number of diverse leadership roles. Prior to her current role, she was the chief information officer and head of the technology and operations group with responsibility for the core technology functions of the company including data centers, enterprise architecture, application development, information security and technology governance. Ms. Modjtabai has served as Wells Fargo’s director of human resources, led the Internet Services Group and held management positions in consumer deposits and the investment group. Before joining Wells Fargo, she was a consultant with McKinsey & Company where she focused on strategy initiatives in financial services. Ms. Modjtabai was named one of the “Most Powerful Women in Banking” and the “Top 25 Women to Watch” by U.S. Banker and the American Banker. She received the “Ellis Island Medal of Honor,” for her outstanding personal and professional achievements and her commitment to preserving the richness of heritage. She serves on the board of trustees for The Branson School and is an advisory member of the Columbia Business School Social Enterprise Program and Stanford Center on Longevity. Ms. Modjtabai earned a master's degree from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree from Stanford University. As a member of Avnet's board of directors, Ms. Modjtabai serves on the Audit Committee and Corporate Governance Committee.

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