Title: Retired Assistant Vice President
Company: Wells Fargo Capital Finance
Location: Carver, Minnesota, United States
John E. Turek, Jr., retired assistant vice president at Wells Fargo Capital Finance, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in accounting and finance.
Mr. Turek has dedicated his career to Wells Fargo Capital Finance, having excelled in multiple positions before retiring as an assistant vice president in 2010. He initially earned a Bachelor of Science in business accounting with a minor in mathematics from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Throughout his tenure at Wells Fargo between 1974 to 2010, Mr. Turek made significant contributions to the company’s success. His most notable achievement was uncovering a case of fraud in a wholesale manufacturing company in Minneapolis, saving his company a staggering $7 million. Mr. Turek attributes his accomplishments to the support and assistance of his late wife, Charlotte, who played a crucial role in reviewing his reports and ensuring their accuracy and clarity.
Beyond his professional endeavors, Mr. Turek is an avid enthusiast of roses and farming, having cultivated over 300 variations of roses on his farm in Carver, Minnesota. Recognized for his expertise in horticulture and arrangements, he is an accredited judge for the American Rose Society (ARS). He has received several awards over the years, including the Bronze Medal and Silver Medal from the ARS, as well as the prestigious title of Master Rosarian. Additionally, Mr. Turek actively participates in various rose societies, such as the Minnesota Rose Society and the Lake Superior Rose Society in Duluth.
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