Tanya Sanders

Tanya Sanders

Senior Vice President, 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 12,000 dealer relationships and a portfolio of over $59 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, direct and refinance channels. Tanya’s team is also responsible for additional functions (e.g., identity verification, aftermarket reviews) impacting the loan origination process for dealers and consumer customers.

Tanya brings 15 years of financial services experience to her 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.

She received her Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University, and completed her Executive MBA from the University of Florida.
Tanya is a member of the American Financial Services Association Women’s Executive Council. She is also actively engaged in her community, with a passion for improving outcomes in underserved

Tanya is based in Irving, Texas.