Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company that provides banking, insurance, investment options, mortgage and consumer finance for more than 23 million customers through 6,200 branches, over 7,500 ATMs, the Internet and other distribution channels. Spanning all of North America, Wells Fargo & Company is one of the largest financial institutions headquartered in the western United States. It is in the top 20 among all the United States companies in profits and market value and is one of America s 40 largest private employers with more than 150,000 team members. Wells Fargo has more than $550 billion in assets. The company s headquarters is in San Francisco. In 2005, Forbes magazine rated the company among the top 25 U.S. companies in all industries based on a composite ranking of revenue, profits, assets and market value. Wells Fargo has multiple branches in Des Moines, Iowa.