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Taylor H. Blanchard

Taylor H. Blanchard

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Ever since I attended a young writer’s workshop in Hampton, Virginia, in the 6th grade, where I wrote a short story about a haunted house, I’ve been drawn to writing. One of the favorite parts of my job is talking to people from across Wells Fargo — a diverse group of team members with a range of interests and passions.

Stories from this author


Inside the Stagecoach

In this ever-changing industry, innovation is tops, CEOs say

CEO and President Tim Sloan joined three other bank CEOs to discuss financial technology, cybersecurity, and more at an industry conference.


Business to Business

From seed to sparkling success

S. Martinelli & Company has made apple juice and sparkling cider since the 1860s — and grown over the past century with support from Wells Fargo.


Financial Health

Dispelling myths: ‘Millennials aren’t so different from past generations’

Two Wells Fargo economists discuss the Wells Fargo Securities Economics Group’s series of reports about millennials and “what the data actually says about this generation.”


Volunteering & Giving

When a kind gesture says, ‘We care’

Tasonia Hendrix remembers how her teammates and Wells Fargo responded with care and concern when her mother was being rushed to the hospital with a stroke.


Financial Health

Holiday sales: ‘A little more purchasing power for the consumer’

Economist Michael Brown answers questions about the recently released Wells Fargo Securities 2015 Holiday Sales Outlook.


Inside the Stagecoach

A baseball diamond is this woman’s best friend

In India, where baseball is still in its infancy, a Wells Fargo team member balances her career with a passion for the game.


Volunteering & Giving

Wells Fargo team members put donations behind their volunteer support

Team members pledged $69.7 million to nonprofits — and volunteered more than 300,000 hours — during the 2015 Community Support Campaign. The annual event takes place each September.


Volunteering & Giving

A little training, and Goodwill, go a long way for job hunters

Using a focused curriculum, a Goodwill Easter Seals program in Minnesota has found success, and jobs, for prospective financial services employees.


Inside the Stagecoach

Refugees find a way to better serve their Iowa community

Wells Fargo team members in Des Moines join forces to find tellers who speak their refugee customers’ languages — and provide jobs in the process.


Inside the Stagecoach

A veteran’s advice on transition from military to corporate life

Brian Poole retired from the Army after 21 years and offers tips for veterans making the transition to civilian life — as well as suggestions for managers hiring veterans.


Housing

For this mother and son, home is where the stairway is

Buying a home seemed out of reach for this single mom in Virginia — until she chose to work one-on-one with Wells Fargo.


Diversity & Inclusion

Women in technology: Leaders weigh in on value, challenges

Wells Fargo’s Robin Beers, Sarah Bellrichard, Diana Macias, and Jennifer Spratley weigh in on the value of women in technology, and challenges faced.


Small Business

A party rental business moves out of the garage and into the community

A husband and wife team in San Francisco turned to the nonprofit Opportunity Fund to help get their small business off the ground.


Business to Business

‘A better way’ starts with long-term relationships

A Wells Fargo customer since 1950, Vermeer Corporation is a global manufacturer that aims to improve infrastructure, manage natural resources, and assist working farms and ranches.


Innovation

Putting innovation to the test

One day you may be able to bank using a smart watch or connected car. At its Digital Innovation Lab, Wells Fargo is testing these ideas and more.


Volunteering & Giving

Hospital shows it’s got heart

A local nonprofit auctions off heart sculptures to raise money for San Francisco General Hospital — and Wells Fargo contributes to the cause.


Diversity & Inclusion

Grant leads to anti-bullying program for LGBT youths in Maryland

A $10,000 Wells Fargo grant to FreeState Legal Project helped start an LGBT anti-bullying outreach program in schools.


Volunteering & Giving

6 tips to jump-start your volunteer efforts

A novel New Year’s resolution taught a Wells Fargo team member in Sacramento, California, six valuable lessons about volunteering.


Volunteering & Giving

For these artists, home is where the art is

Jac Flats is an affordable housing complex in Minneapolis that was developed by nonprofit Artspace and provides artists with a place to live, create, and belong.


Financial Health

Millennials create remedies for improving their financial health

College students competed in Wells Fargo’s first Campus Protothon to come up with new ideas for how millennials can become more fiscally fit.


Small Business

Stimulating small business growth where it’s needed the most

In Washington, D.C., a local investment fund works with small businesses to provide the capital they need to grow and succeed.


Housing

‘Never to be homeless again’: A hands-on approach

In one North Carolina community, people are finding stable jobs and affordable homes with the assistance of an organization devoted to helping low- and moderate-income residents.


Volunteering & Giving

Helping children flourish in a fun, safe place

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco works with kids in a variety of ways to put them on a path to a successful life.


Small Business

The American Dream coming to life

Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs provides loans to Georgia residents like Aysha Cooper to start small businesses.


Volunteering & Giving

D.C. nonprofit aids in fueling (and feeding) the community

After immigrating to the U.S., a husband and wife from Ethiopia took out a loan from a nonprofit, opened a restaurant, and are enjoying huge results.


Business to Business

Lending expertise, forward-thinking yield juicy results for grower

Innovative produce growers like California’s Fowler Packing find success in teaming with Wells Fargo’s experienced agriculture team.


Business to Business

Innovative companies seek out technology banking

The Seattle-based company PitchBook turned to Wells Fargo when it needed a financial services provider that excels at technology banking.


Volunteering & Giving

Planting seeds — and change — in a California community garden

Quesada Gardens was started as a way to breathe new life into a San Francisco community, and bring neighbors together. It has achieved that — and more.


Innovation

‘Anniversary’ message at a Wells Fargo ATM evokes happy memories

When a long-time customer receives a “happy anniversary” message at a Wells Fargo ATM, memories come flooding back.


Small Business

La Cocina serves up success for food entrepreneurs

A small business incubator in San Francisco is helping entrepreneurs aim for financial independence.