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Hector Batista

Hector Batista

Video Producer

Every day, for the past 20 years, I’ve been fortunate to create narratives while using the moving image. I’ve worked in newsrooms in New York City and Los Angeles, and what stays with me are the people I meet. I’m excited to join the Wells Fargo family and to document their amazing stories.

Stories from this author


Diversity & Inclusion

Investing in the next generation of future female STEAM leaders

DIY Girls is a nonprofit in Los Angeles exposing girls to science, technology, engineering, art, and math careers and majors, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.


Volunteering & Giving

Serving turkey with a side of hope and support

With support from Wells Fargo, the Los Angeles Mission continues fighting hunger and aiding Skid Row’s homeless community at its annual Thanksgiving celebration.


Volunteering & Giving

Helping families from homelessness to independence

Wells Fargo team members donated time and money to renovate Hope Gardens Family Center, a program out of Union Rescue Mission that helps women and children devastated by homelessness.


Volunteering & Giving

Dedicating a day of service to help homeless youth in San Francisco

Thousands of Wells Fargo team members participated Sept. 20 in the company’s first Dedicated Day of Service, volunteering in their communities across the world.


Business to Business

Playing the right cards to build a kingdom

Brothers John and Damon Morris built Card Kingdom into one of the world’s largest online retailers and authorized sellers of Magic: The GatheringTM card games. Now they’re expanding their network of board game cafés where gamers can play and meet.


Volunteering & Giving

Minnie’s Food Pantry: A source for food, hope, and encouragement

Wells Fargo CEO Allen Parker visits a North Texas food pantry that has served people in need for more than a decade.


Business to Business

The light at the ‘Center’ of LA’s LGBTQ community

For 50 years, the Los Angeles LGBT Center has championed and advocated for the city’s LGBTQ community by providing critical housing, health, and social services.


Housing

No hay mejor lugar que la casa de al lado

Cuando eran niños, los hermanos Kenneth y Leah Martínez querían a sus vecinos ancianos, que vivían al lado, como si fueran sus propios parientes. Años más tarde, son los orgullosos propietarios de la casa de al lado, con la ayuda del programa NeighborhoodLIFT® de Wells Fargo.


Housing

‘America can’t afford unaffordable housing’

Wells Fargo leads a national panel on housing affordability and homelessness; author Antwone Fisher’s story puts a personal face on the growing crisis.


Housing

There’s no place like the home next door

When they were kids, siblings Kenneth and Leah Martinez loved their elderly next-door neighbors like extended family. Years later, they are now the proud owners of the house next door, with help from Wells Fargo’s NeighborhoodLIFT® program.


Volunteering & Giving

Ayudamos a la próxima generación de pilotos a emprender vuelo

Wells Fargo se asocia con Delta Air Lines a fin de crear nuevos caminos para que los estudiantes alcancen sus sueños de aviación.


Volunteering & Giving

Helping the next generation of pilots take flight

Wells Fargo partners with Delta Air Lines to create new pathways for students to achieve aviation dreams.


Volunteering & Giving

Teaching job skills to rural Alaskan teens

In one of the most remote areas in North America, the Northwestern Alaska Career and Technical Center is equipping teens with the education and skills they need to thrive.


Business to Business

Helping translate military skills to business

As a Naval helicopter pilot, Ray Hufnagel was responsible for transporting his fellow service members during military missions. Today, his company Plastic Express safely moves billions of pounds of plastic resin across the U.S. every year, with support from Wells Fargo banker and fellow veteran Jay Hong.


Environment

Using sunlight to lower bills for low- to moderate-income families

Homeowners in California, including Monica Sirri, will receive solar panels from GRID Alternatives, thanks to a grant from the Wells Fargo Builds℠ program.


Volunteering & Giving

En cartelera: Los transformers (del vecindario)

A medida que Maya Cinemas expande su esfuerzo para ayudar a revitalizar los barrios latinos, la compañía continúa aprovechando los beneficios de financiamiento de los créditos fiscales para los nuevos mercados.


Volunteering & Giving

Paradise not lost: Wells Fargo grant helps California communities rebuild after Camp Fire

Wells Fargo has increased its support for wildfire relief with a $3.25 million donation to the Butte Strong Fund, providing housing and small business recovery for those affected by the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California.


Volunteering & Giving

Now showing: The (neighborhood) transformers

As Maya Cinemas expands its effort to help revitalize Latino neighborhoods, the company continues to leverage the financing benefits of new markets tax credits.


Business to Business

For the love of wine and family

Over the course of 100 years and four generations, the family behind San Antonio Winery has built a legacy of overcoming obstacles and embracing innovation to become one of the wine industry’s most awarded brands.


Volunteering & Giving

It’s a boat! It’s a plane! It’s a Wells Fargo banker!

Wells Fargo's Nili Sundown travels thousands of miles each year — via plane, boat, and even snowmobile — to ensure her customers have the financial resources they need to survive the wilderness of rural Alaska.


Inside the Stagecoach

Finding camaraderie in post-military life

Lt. Col. Linda Craven shares how she has successfully transitioned to civilian life — and found a supportive culture — while working at Wells Fargo.


Volunteering & Giving

Where some go when there is no place to go

Men struggling with addiction are finding refuge at the Blanchet House, a nonprofit in Portland, Oregon, that vows it will ‘never give up’ on them.


Volunteering & Giving

Nourishing a farming community

Team members in Des Moines, Iowa, feed their community with fresh produce from Wells Fargo’s giving garden.


Volunteering & Giving

Using cooking to fight poverty

Find out the many techniques D.C. Central Kitchen is using to fight poverty in the nation’s capital, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.


Business to Business

Josie Natori knows what women want

After chasing her career dreams halfway around the world, Josie Natori traded in her job on Wall Street to launch her own clothing company. Now, 40 years later, she’s built a fashion empire.


Diversity & Inclusion

When untapped potential meets access to college

College students are working toward their dreams, thanks to the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund and support from Wells Fargo.