- William Allen
- Senior Relationship Manager
- Global Cleantech & Emerging Tech Markets
- Wells Fargo Commercial Banking
Bill Allen is a Senior Relationship Manager with the Global Cleantech & Emerging Tech Markets sector at Wells Fargo. Based in Palo Alto, California, the Wells Fargo Cleantech Group provides financial services and resources to help domestic and international companies focus on clean technology solutions, helping to reduce the impacts of greenhouse gas emissions, and supporting a low carbon economy. Bill covers a national footprint providing financial solutions to a variety of technology and clean technology companies. Bill has over 20 years of finance and banking experience, with a particular expertise in energy efficiency and renewable energy financing.
Prior to Wells Fargo, Bill finished a successful position with Hercules in Boston, MA, where he was recruited from Silicon Valley Bank to co-lead the Technology Growth Capital Team. Out of business school, Bill worked at BBN Technologies in Emerging Business Operations and was actively involved in the spin out of BBN Planet, the sale of CyberTrust to Baltimore Securities and the merger between GTE and Bell Atlantic, now Verizon. Bill was also the director of structured finance for Comdisco’s IT business unit. As one of four directors throughout North America, Bill was directly responsible for business development, deal structuring and credit underwriting for the East Coast and Canada. Bill earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Southern Maine; and his M.B.A. from Boston University.