Class of 2015
Wendy Breuder has been Arizona President and Head of Corporate Real Estate & Resource Location Strategy for MUFG since January 2017. In this capacity, she manages over 12 million square-feet of real estate and is the senior executive responsible for transforming the firm’s corporate real estate footprint, as well as creating and executing the strategy for a newly created shared services initiative in the U.S.
Most recently, Wendy was Co-General Manager and Head of Midwest General Industries within the U.S. Wholesale Banking Division of MUFG in the Americas where she lead negotiations for financing billions of dollars for mergers, acquisitions, business expansion and operations both domestically and internationally. Previously, she managed over 175 of the largest multinational Fortune 500 corporate relationships within the U.S. Corporate Banking Division at MUFG. Her team was responsible for client relationship management and facilitating new business opportunities in over 45 countries with an emphasis on Asia. Prior to joining MUFG in the Americas, she was Co-Head of U.S. Corporate Client Coverage and Chicago Branch Manager at BNP Paribas where she had direct responsibility for the firm’s relationship with the Federal Reserve Board of Chicago.
Wendy earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami. She also earned a Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar. She is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management, Women’s Director Development Program at Northwestern University and a 2015 alumnus member of DirectWomen. Wendy also holds Finra licenses series 24, 63, and 79.
She has been recognized by the prestigious American Banker Magazine’s Most Powerful Women in Banking – Top 25 Women to Watch for four consecutive years (2014 – 2017). She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute, the Japan America Society of Chicago and is a founding member of the Business Council of the Art Institute Chicago and also the Advisory Board for the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix.