US based Wells Fargo Insurance, part of Wells Fargo & Company, has revealed a new regional structure for its insurance brokerage and consulting division to enhance its customer access, strengthens cross sell opportunity.

The business, previously operated with 15 regional offices, will now operate in seven regions, with 160 local offices.

Wells Fargo Insurance group lead and executive vice president Kevin Kenny said the new structure more strategically connects the firm’s offices within each market and across the US and better aligns the insurance division with other Wells Fargo business units.

The company’s Northwest region which will also include Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Northern California, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming will be led by Rich Lane.

Southwest Region of Wells Fargo will be led by Howard McClure, which comprises Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas regions. Its West region including Arizona, Hawaii, Nevada, Southern/Central California, and Utah will be led by Sam Elliott.

Wells Fargo’s Midwest region which will be led by John Meder will also include Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

The northeast region includes Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont will be led by Pete Gilbertson.

John Meehan will lead the company’s Mid-Atlantic region, which also includes District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Tom Longhta will lead its South Region which also includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.