Sharon Mancero, senior vice president of Wells Fargo Preferred Capital in West Des Moines, has been honored with the American Financial Services Association's Distinguished Service Award. Mancero was one of three executives to receive the award, which is the association's highest honor. The award honors individuals who have contributed significantly to the industry and to the association's growth on a national level, advanced its mission and objectives and raised its image. Mancero serves as the chair of AFSA's Business Partner Advisory Board and on the association's board of directors. In her current role with Wells Fargo Preferred Capital, Mancero heads up business development for the United States and Canada.