Singled out Wells banker had a meteoric rise

New York • Her banking career ended in scandal, but the start was straight out of the storybooks. The way Carrie Tolstedt told it, she caught the banking bug early when she was a child in a small Nebraska town. Her father ran the local bakery and she would join him on his visits to the local bank after a day’s work. The tellers were so nice. “They knew my dad by name,” she told American Banker in 2010. “They treated him with respect.” Tolstedt would eventually rise to oversee thousands of teller...

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