Henry Wells and William Fargo founded Wells, Fargo & Co. in 1852, bringing banking and express services to the West. In the 21st century, with many new concepts that changed how people bank, Wells Fargo continued to be a pioneer in bringing banking conveniences to their customers. Today, Wells Fargo is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company that provides services from 46 stores in 27 Montana communities, and more than 9,000 across the nation. They provide banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance. Wells Fargo’s mission is to satisfy all its customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.