Living Our Values


Our Point of View

How Anjali Shah is problem-solving for the future

Anjali Shah, head of Innovation Strategy in the Strategy, Digital and Innovation organization at Wells Fargo, discusses the world’s largest transfer of wealth and how customers may want to not only pass down money, but values, too.


Our Point of View

Sandra Nudelman: ‘I like leaving things better than I found them’

A Q&A with Sandra Nudelman, the leader of Wells Fargo Consumer Data and Engagement Platforms — an international team of more than 1,000 employees — who is pioneering data solutions that create better customer experiences.


Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo, Spoleto Festival USA share the story of ‘Omar’

The opera, which made its world premiere on May 27, is based on the autobiography of Omar Ibn Said, an enslaved African brought to Charleston, South Carolina, in 1807.


Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo mural honors bravery of Freedom Riders fighting segregation

In 1961, segregation was illegal on interstate public transport, but the law was ignored in the Deep South. A Wells Fargo mural in Birmingham, Alabama, tells the story of the Freedom Riders who put themselves at risk to uphold the law.


Diversity & Inclusion

Minnesota’s first Black-owned bank

The murder of George Floyd sparked calls for businesses to address racial bias in their communities. Answering that call, Wells Fargo and other large Minneapolis banks worked with First Independence to open Minnesota’s first Black-owned bank.


Diversity & Inclusion

Combating anti-Asian biases with meaningful investments and focused support

Grants plus community works are some of the ways we’re supporting Asian American and Pacific Islander communities within Wells Fargo and around the country.


Our Point of View

Craig Moore: ‘You have to have a willingness to roll with the punches’

A Q&A with Craig Moore, senior legal counsel for Wells Fargo Marketing, Brand, and Advertising.


Inside the Stagecoach

Growing up with Wells Fargo

Friends, mentors, and leadership opportunities made three generations of the Pereyra family feel at home working at Wells Fargo.


Diversity & Inclusion

First Tee Entrepreneurs Program: Meet Joia Robertson

The Fisk University student is one of the selectees of the inaugural program for aspiring entrepreneurs.


Diversity & Inclusion

First Tee Entrepreneurs Program: Meet Elijah Royal

The Fisk University graduate is one of the selectees of the inaugural program for aspiring entrepreneurs.


Diversity & Inclusion

First Tee Entrepreneurs Program: Meet Lennard Long

The Morehouse College graduate is one of the selectees of the inaugural program for aspiring entrepreneurs.


Diversity & Inclusion

First Tee Entrepreneurs Program: Meet Jakari Harris

The Hampton University graduate is one of the selectees of the inaugural program for aspiring entrepreneurs.


Diversity & Inclusion

First Tee Entrepreneurs Program: Meet the entrepreneurs

Wells Fargo is sponsoring the inaugural program at the 2022 Wells Fargo Championship in Washington, D.C.


Diversity & Inclusion

Introducing the HBCU Legends Collection

A new slate of debit cards spotlighting historically Black colleges and universities is now available in the Wells Fargo Card Design Studio.


Diversity & Inclusion

Skills — not just degrees — can help you build a career at Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo’s hiring and career development practices look at candidates holistically, resulting in increased opportunities for those without college degrees.


Inside the Stagecoach

Bei Ling brings people-centered leadership to HR

The head of Human Resources has never shied away from adapting, a mentality that’s led her to several large transformations throughout the financial services industry.


Our Point of View

How a nonlinear path can lead to the ideal job

Rosa Rocha says her skills, education, work experience, and ability to speak five languages helped her land a job responding to commentary on Wells Fargo’s social media channels.


Inside the Stagecoach

Sarah Phelps: ‘We do everything we can to ensure our customers have a fantastic experience’

A Q&A with Sarah Phelps, a multifaceted leader for Wells Fargo Consumer Lending whose team’s programs have been recognized as top in the country.


History

Celebrating 170 years of history-making women

From doctors and advocates to some of the most powerful women in financing, we’re applauding the many firsts since Henry Wells and William G. Fargo launched their innovative start-up in 1852.


Diversity & Inclusion

Pairing wine with inclusivity

Robin McBride and Andréa McBride John, half-sisters who led parallel lives on opposite ends of the globe, are overcoming barriers for women and people of color in the wine industry.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘Supporting HBCUs is critical for solving racial inequity in America’

Viewpoints: HBCUs possess the power and the people to create a more equitable society, writes Dr. Harry L. Williams, president and CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund.


Inside the Stagecoach

‘I have worked very hard to get to my new normal, and I am living a full life’

After undergoing a leg amputation in 2019, Frank Blackston returned to work at Wells Fargo with support, flexibility, and accommodations helping him find a new normal that includes adventures like hiking, camping, and cross-country skiing.


Inside the Stagecoach

To grow a successful career, ‘always think about tomorrow’

Jan Blomstedt credits her successful 35-year tenure with Wells Fargo to being proactive and remaining open to opportunities.


Inside the Stagecoach

Adoption benefit supports modern families’ paths to parenthood

Wells Fargo financially assists employees with about 70 adoptions per year — including Kathleen Leary, who’s adopted three boys, and Matthew Klingelhutz, who adopted a boy from his native Korea.


Our Point of View

‘A typical business background isn’t necessary to be successful’

Trish Koulogeorge followed a nontraditional route to a career in finance, a dual citizenship, and a global placement with Wells Fargo Capital Finance in London.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘We ask our Indigenous allies to help us change the structural and systemic issues facing our Native students and our people’

Viewpoints: The higher education system in the United States fails to serve Native students equitably, and we call on our allies to help bring awareness to these issues, writes Angelique Albert, CEO of the American Indian Graduate Center.


Diversity & Inclusion

Helping veterans achieve their American dream

To help veterans succeed as business owners, Wells Fargo is funding $50,000 for two Bunker Labs entrepreneurship workshops, with a goal to train 60 veteran-owned businesses by the end of 2022.


Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo gives $2 million to support entrepreneurship and small businesses in Los Angeles and Phoenix

CEO Charlie Scharf announced the gifts that will support entrepreneurship education and provide assistance to Black-owned and other diverse-owned businesses.


Diversity & Inclusion

ArtLifting brings the work of artists from historically marginalized communities to Wells Fargo’s corporate collection

The works of nine artists are featured in the new Connections space on the 30th floor and 31st executive floors of 3 Wells Fargo in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Diversity & Inclusion

Expressions of Mi Cultura

Artists from the global Latino community contributed works for the latest debit cards available through Wells Fargo’s Card Design Studio®.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘I never felt more free of my disability in my life’

Wells Fargo’s sponsorship of No Barriers helps people with disabilities — including veterans with nonevident disabilities — conquer both physical and financial obstacles.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘It’s imperative to support small business owners during these turbulent times’

Viewpoints: Latino, Black, immigrant, and poor communities — and the small businesses within these communities — will bear the brunt of the short- and long-term economic impacts of the pandemic, writes Tom Espinoza, president and CEO of the Raza Development Fund, or RDF.


Diversity & Inclusion

Hispanic and Latino Americans play a major role in U.S. economy

A new Wells Fargo report shows a continued rise in the Hispanic and Latino population, points to strong Hispanic spending power, and reveals the segment’s dramatic contribution to the U.S. labor force.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘To open the opportunity pipeline, we need to think differently about talent’

Viewpoints: The current hiring and advancement ecosystem is ultimately not expanding opportunity and upward mobility across a diversity of talent cohorts, writes Maurice Jones, CEO of OneTen.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘When a woman business owner finds other women who embolden her … the world will benefit’

Viewpoints: Three themes consistently emerge when you examine the most successful women business owners and founders, writes Nicola Corzine, executive director of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘Supporting historically Black colleges and universities can help America ensure an equitable recovery’

Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf and leaders of UNCF and Thurgood Marshall College Fund voice their support for the bipartisan IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act.


Diversity & Inclusion

We are stronger together

Wells Fargo employees expound on what the theme of this year’s Pride Month means to each of them.


Diversity & Inclusion

Celebrating the National Urban League’s new home in Harlem

With support from Wells Fargo, the organization is breaking ground on its new headquarters in the heart of the historic New York City neighborhood.


Our Point of View

Being out at Wells Fargo

Matt Hurwitz, executive vice president and head of Commercial Banking Communications, talks about being openly gay at Wells Fargo.


Inside the Stagecoach

Five years of supporting our work family

Through Wells Fargo’s paid leave programs, nearly 63,000 parents and caregivers have found peace of mind while navigating life’s happy moments and challenges.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘For LGBTQ students, obstacles to equality remain’

Viewpoints: Tackling systemic racism and other inequities in areas such as education can help break down barriers many LGBTQ students face, writes Jorge Valencia, executive director and CEO of Point Foundation.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘We are stronger together, and yet we often most profoundly connect with one another as individuals’

Tali Bray, head of Wells Fargo Technology Diverse Segments, Representation and Inclusion, shares her story.


Diversity & Inclusion

Remembering ‘Black Wall Street’

Wells Fargo participates in national recognition of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre with grant supporting economic empowerment efforts.


Diversity & Inclusion

Elevating the voices of community impact-makers

Socially conscious Wells Fargo APIA scholarship recipients talk about addressing the challenges Asian Americans face.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘Something in all of us broke’

Activated by the murder of George Floyd one year ago and the ongoing help of allies, Wells Fargo employee P.J. Hill became the vice president of the local NAACP, and his work continues.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘We’re people who have different abilities, and there’s a lot of talent in this community that is just untapped’

Wells Fargo’s Neurodiversity Program celebrates the range of differences among individuals and provides structure and support to help all employees flourish.


Diversity & Inclusion

Advocacy and achievement honored by Wells Fargo and the NAACP

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett, immunologist at the forefront of COVID-19 vaccine development, honored during Wells Fargo-sponsored 2021 Image Award Virtual Experience.


Our Point of View

Wells Fargo: Our commitment to employees

“We know that everything we achieve is thanks to your hard work and dedication,” the company states in its commitment to employees.


Inside the Stagecoach

A branch, and its community, begin to rebuild

Plans for the redevelopment of a Minneapolis branch destroyed in protests, and related actions, underscore Wells Fargo’s commitment to communities and equity.


Inside the Stagecoach

Teen golfer ready for long-awaited Wells Fargo Championship experience

Succeeding TogetherSM essay contest winner Raymond Jin’s Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am round, delayed for a year by the pandemic, is set for May 5.


Inside the Stagecoach

Helping mothers, caregivers, and others glide back into the workforce

Wells Fargo’s Glide — Relaunch program helps professionals resume their careers after taking a break for a life event.


Our Point of View

Visibility with purpose

In honor of International Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31, Wells Fargo senior Technology leader Robyn Alexander shares her perspective on identifying openly and challenging stereotypes.


Diversity & Inclusion

Where compassion knows no boundaries, a business thrives

What started when Colombian-born Claudia Mirza volunteered to translate at a horse racetrack morphed into a global language services business, with help from a woman-led banking team.


Our Point of View

Driven to excellence, Williams carries the banner of generations

The drive to succeed runs deep in the family of Ather Williams III, who is charting a course of excellence for Wells Fargo Strategy, Digital, and Innovation.


Our Point of View

‘An inflection point for me and so many other Asian Americans’

Cynthia Sugiyama, a senior vice president and head of HR Communications for Wells Fargo, discusses confronting hate against Asian Americans.


Diversity & Inclusion

Standing with Asian American and Pacific Islander communities

CEO Charlie Scharf condemns recent violence and xenophobia; pledges continued support for diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Diversity & Inclusion

An app that makes financial sense for older LGBTQ adults

SAGECents, available through the advocacy group SAGE and funded by Wells Fargo, addresses economic stability and stress in the aging LGBTQ population.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘There is still work to be done to create equity for underserved communities of color’

Viewpoints: As the voice for Black-owned banking institutions, the National Bankers Association works to create financial programs and policies that benefit all Americans, writes Kenneth Kelly, chairman and CEO of First Independence Bank.


Our Point of View

At HBCU, ‘We were embraced, celebrated, and encouraged to achieve’

Gigi Dixon, Wells Fargo’s head of External Engagement, reflects on her time at Tennessee State University and how historically Black colleges and universities continue to empower students to be civic-minded leaders and to take control of their destinies.


Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo leaders participate in national celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Heads of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and External Engagement for Diverse Segments, Representation & Inclusion are among distinguished guests at annual D.C. event.


Inside the Stagecoach

Pets deliver healing during the pandemic blues

More people have turned to pets for companionship during COVID-19, bolstering the health care benefits of “pet therapy.”


Inside the Stagecoach

‘Many hearts. One community.’

This holiday season, Wells Fargo is proud to support the American Red Cross, Feeding America®, military families, frontline workers, and small businesses — the “heart” of communities nationwide.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘Talking about racism isn’t brain surgery — it’s harder’

Viewpoints: Undoing systemic racism in the U.S. means replacing the paradigm that some people matter more than others and lifting up the vision of a human-centered nation, writes Liz La quen náay Medicine Crow, CEO of First Alaskans Institute.


Diversity & Inclusion

Empowering military and veteran communities

As the U.S. celebrates Veterans Day, Wells Fargo highlights how the company is easing veterans’ transition to civilian life and strengthening communities.


Inside the Stagecoach

Native artwork emphasizes balance, protection, respect, connection

The work of five Native American artists is showcased in new credit and debit card designs.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘Disability is rarely the only or most significant barrier to employment’

Viewpoints: By helping companies remove barriers at every step of the employment process, people with disabilities are able to find jobs where they can thrive, writes Lindsey Braciale, founder and CEO of Advocations.


Inside the Stagecoach

‘We’re opening doors for veterans’

With two job promotions in two years, a National Guardsman is among the veterans benefiting from the Boots to Banking career boot camp.


Diversity & Inclusion

Powering up Girls Who Code

Wells Fargo helps inspire the next generation of women in tech careers by sponsoring a trending nonprofit’s 2020 summer program.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘If we are united, anything is possible’

Viewpoints: By weaving financial empowerment into their work, organizations can help break down barriers to financial security for the Latino community, writes Janet Murguía, president and CEO of UnidosUS.


Diversity & Inclusion

Encouraging young Latinas to reach for the stars

Wells Fargo supports the Eva Longoria Foundation in young Latinas’ college success.


Inside the Stagecoach

‘Getting-Out-the-Vote’ in our communities

Wells Fargo is educating, engaging, and empowering its U.S. employees to exercise their right to vote and reminding customers of their civic opportunity.


Diversity & Inclusion

Disability advocacy: ‘There is a lot to do, and it’s going to take all of us’

Wells Fargo employees continue their history of advocating for people with disabilities as the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30.


Inside the Stagecoach

Fighting the pandemic, from both the front lines and the office

Emergency physician and health care investor Rodney Altman says it’s a privilege to serve patients in his dual roles.


Diversity & Inclusion

Inclusiveness for people with disabilities leads to corporate honor for Wells Fargo

Supplier Diversity efforts in recent years have helped lead progress toward equity for businesses owned by people with disabilities.


Inside the Stagecoach

Graduating and joining Wells Fargo amid a pandemic

After having their senior years and post-graduate studies abruptly shortened by the COVID-19 pandemic, new Wells Fargo hires from the class of 2020 share their stories as they start their professional careers.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘Pride is still about community’

Despite the cancellation of in-person events, Wells Fargo employees are finding virtual ways to celebrate and engage during Pride Month.


Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo CEO: ‘A watershed moment’

Charlie Scharf announces specific commitments to advance diversity efforts across all levels of the company.


Diversity & Inclusion

This Juneteenth, a moment of reflection

As racial injustice issues roil the U.S. and the world, Wells Fargo employees reflect on history and take part in critical and courageous conversations.


Inside the Stagecoach

‘Teaching me how to lead’

Stranded in Guatemala after a family vacation, a Wells Fargo banker receives help from her manager to get home safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘Ending homelessness among LGBTQ youth requires structural change’

Viewpoints: LGBTQ youth are 120% more likely to experience homelessness than their straight and cisgender peers, writes True Colors United Executive Director and CEO Gregory Lewis.


History

How Wells Fargo began marching with pride

Wells Fargo is commemorating 30 years of celebration and progress with the LGBTQ+ community


Our Point of View

Scharf: ‘We must do all we can to support diverse communities’

Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf addresses recent U.S. events in a companywide message.


Our Point of View

CEO: COVID-19 as a catalyst for change

In a Milken Institute Power of Ideas essay, Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf urges business leaders to push aside routine practices and embrace active listening, innovative technology, collaboration, and empathy to pave the road ahead.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘Move forward to what is next’

A TED Talk is the latest milestone for Iowan Dean Furness, who credits his Wells Fargo career and other achievements for moving past a 2011 farm accident.


Inside the Stagecoach

Teen’s dream of golfing with a pro delayed by pandemic

Succeeding TogetherSM essay contest winner Raymond Jin has another year to prepare for his Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am tee time.


Diversity & Inclusion

DiversityInc names Wells Fargo 11th among Top 50 companies for diversity

The annual data-based analysis also ranked the company No. 1 among companies for people with disabilities.


Inside the Stagecoach

Celebrating mothers everywhere

In honor of Mother’s Day, here are some of the inspiring moms we’ve featured on Wells Fargo Stories.


History

Funding a solar revolution

The 1970s energy crisis and a growing environmental movement created the first commercial solar projects in the 1970s, funded by Wells Fargo.


Inside the Stagecoach

Making face masks for others: ‘A way to feel connected while we stay apart’

Following CDC recommendations to wear face coverings, Wells Fargo employees are getting creative with materials around the house.


Inside the Stagecoach

Bringing financial relief to a global crisis

The fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt around the world. Wells Fargo is working hard to support its customers, employees, and communities.


Inside the Stagecoach

Supporting our employees during the COVID-19 crisis

Wells Fargo is supporting employees while protecting public safety through enhanced cleaning, social distancing in bank branches, remote work arrangements, benefit changes, and more.


Inside the Stagecoach

Banking digitally amid COVID-19

Wells Fargo’s mobile app and other digital tools can help customers get banking done while contributing to customer and employee safety.


Inside the Stagecoach

2020 census: 5 things you should know

Wells Fargo’s Government Relations and Public Policy team shares five helpful things to know about this year’s census.


History

A Renaissance woman: Cassie Hill

Cassie Hill not only served as an express agent for Wells Fargo in Roseville, California, from 1884 to 1908, she also served as a local agent for the Southern Pacific Railroad and her town’s telegraph operator.


Diversity & Inclusion

Celebrating female business owners

In honor of Women’s History Month, read about four women who are running successful businesses.


Inside the Stagecoach

Wells Fargo’s new CEO: ‘We will get it done’

CEO Charlie Scharf has instilled the company with a sense of urgency in addressing its priorities.


History

Keeping customers’ valuables secure: Wells Fargo’s treasure boxes

Wells Fargo’s iconic treasure boxes were one of the first ways the company kept its customers’ valuables secure.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘100% participation in the 2020 census is critically important’

Viewpoints: As citizens and taxpayers, we can do no less to see that we have a larger voice in the conversation and more seats at the table, writes Dr. Johnetta Cole of the National Council of Negro Women.


Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo mural celebrates groundbreaking African American journalist

Roosevelt Toston, the first African American news reporter and anchor in Las Vegas, is among those reconnecting with the past to inspire the present through the Wells Fargo Community Mural Program.


Diversity & Inclusion

Stepping: ‘It’s not just an after-school thing’

Step Afrika!, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving and promoting the art form of stepping, educates children, employs artists, and reaches worldwide audiences, with support from Wells Fargo.


Inside the Stagecoach

‘Sharing the wealth’: Wells Fargo’s art collection

Wells Fargo’s art collection includes about 10,000 pieces — including some by Andy Warhol — and has been shared in more than 100 communities.


Our Point of View

Zero tolerance for sexual harassment

A message from Wells Fargo Human Resources.


Inside the Stagecoach

History

William M. Robison: ‘A very noteworthy pioneer’

William M. Robison, Wells Fargo’s express messenger in Stockton, California, in the 1850s, transported millions in gold for the company and its customers — while also advocating for equal rights.


Diversity & Inclusion

Out of the silence, a closer runs with the best

Sharilynn Knight, who has been deaf since birth, is a standout mortgage closer in Wells Fargo Home Lending.


Diversity & Inclusion

Increasing access to higher education for APIA students

Since 2003, APIA Scholars has worked to fulfill its vision to cultivate academic, personal, and professional success for Asian and Pacific Islander American students.


Inside the Stagecoach

The show goes on for Rose Parade family

Three years after their father’s death, Samantha and Wil Forrest treasure three decades of memories from their family’s involvement in the annual Rose Parade.


History

How Wells Fargo became known as the ‘modern Santa Claus’

By treating packages with care, hiring more people, providing easy access to ship gifts, and extending hours, Wells Fargo became known as the ‘modern Santa Claus’ in the early 20th century.


Inside the Stagecoach

‘Become the CEO of your career’

Lisa McGeough — the co-leader of two of Wells Fargo’s businesses — shares learnings that led her to succeed in the financial services industry.


History

Averting a Y2K crisis with years of preparation

How Wells Fargo — and the banks that are now a part of Wells Fargo — prepared 20 years ago for Y2K and ensured that a worldwide crisis never happened.


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.


Inside the Stagecoach

Wells Fargo names William M. Daley Vice Chairman of Public Affairs

Bill Daley, who starts Nov. 13, will serve on the Operating Committee and will report directly to CEO Charlie Scharf. 


Inside the Stagecoach

Getting paid to learn how to code

Carolina Fintech Hub’s Workforce Investment Network program trains economically challenged individuals as developers and places them in jobs at sponsor companies like Wells Fargo.


Diversity & Inclusion

Gathering of Nations: A story of rebuilding relationships to celebrate Native American culture

The story of the Gathering of Nations and Wells Fargo enters a new chapter, indicating progress in the bank’s efforts to rebuild trust with American Indian and Alaska Native communities.


Inside the Stagecoach

Rescue dog takes its owner to the bank

Jennifer Rigney found happiness through a pint-size pet with an underbite and a new banking career at Wells Fargo.


Inside the Stagecoach

Richard B. Payne Jr. elected to Wells Fargo Board of Directors

Payne has more than 40 years of experience with large financial institutions.


Diversity & Inclusion

Providing acceptance and support for transgender team members

Diane Sedillo shares the support and acceptance she received from her Wells Fargo teammates.


Diversity & Inclusion

GLSEN — Changing the world for LGBTQ youth

Since 1990, GLSEN has led a national effort to create safe and affirming schools for all K-12 students, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.


Diversity & Inclusion

How a research project and a scholarship changed one student’s life

Ana Darielle Nunez is one of 3,326 students who have received scholarships and resources from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, a nonprofit supporting Hispanic American students, with help from Wells Fargo.


Inside the Stagecoach

Charles W. Scharf named CEO and president

The Board of Directors of Wells Fargo has named Charles W. Scharf as the company’s CEO and president, effective October 21.


History

‘The man who had lived adventures beyond imagination’

Before Andy Hall was a Wells Fargo shotgun messenger who died in the line of duty, he was a part of the historic Powell Expedition in the 1860s. His family, local citizens, and Wells Fargo recently honored him during Andy Hall Day.


History

Wells Fargo’s long history of serving Spanish-speaking customers

Since the 1800s, when Wells Fargo offered in-language services and hired Spanish-speaking team members, the company has strived to best serve its Hispanic customers.


Inside the Stagecoach

Interning their way up the corporate ladder

About 800 undergraduate and graduate students recently completed their 10-week, paid internships with Wells Fargo, getting a preview of life as a team member.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘No one gets to the top without help’

At its core, the No Barriers organization is about creating community and helping people build a rope team to support them through the highs and the lows of life.


Inside the Stagecoach

Building for the future: Wells Fargo updates popular Stagecoach Experiences Program

The beloved program featuring horse-drawn stagecoaches returns to communities nationwide in second quarter 2020.


History

How Wells Fargo used secret codes to do business

In the 1800s, the telegraph allowed Wells Fargo to do business and help customers transfer money. To secure messages and minimize risk, the company used a system of encryption with secret codes.


History

How Wells Fargo helped San Francisco’s cable cars get up the hill

San Francisco’s cable cars have been an important part of the city’s identity — and Wells Fargo has been there to help fund and preserve them since the 1870s.


Diversity & Inclusion

$100 million in support of people with disabilities

In honor of the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Wells Fargo announced it has surpassed $100 million in donations to nonprofits serving people with disabilities since 2015.


Inside the Stagecoach

Pelos: Leading from the heart, mind, and wisdom

The child of Greek immigrants, Perry Pelos has gone from a shy kid in Chicago’s inner city to the head of Wells Fargo’s Wholesale Banking business.


History

When banner ads roamed the earth, big names got a start

Wells Fargo wagons once boasted beautiful banner ads created by well-known artists such as Adolph Treidler and Edward Hopper.


History

She couldn’t vote, but she could heal

When Florence Scott graduated in 1896, she couldn’t vote, but she could practice medicine. And so she did. She also made history as Wells Fargo’s first company doctor.


History

When AIDS crisis hit home, these coworkers stepped up

A Wells Fargo team member stepped in to lead Shanti Project, a valuable community organization that helped San Franciscans respond to the AIDS crisis in the 1980s.


Diversity & Inclusion

A lifeline for LGBTQ youth in crisis

Over the last 21 years, The Trevor Project has saved countless young LGBTQ lives by providing 24/7 support through free and confidential suicide prevention and crisis intervention programs.


History

A classic song to kick off wedding season

Pop-up video: When a bank debuted “We’ve Only Just Begun” in 1970, branches were flooded with requests to use the song at weddings and graduations.


Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo CEO honored for connecting students ‘to each other and to their community’

NJ LEEP, a New Jersey nonprofit helping urban young people pursue careers in law, business, and other fields, honored Wells Fargo CEO Allen Parker for promoting diversity in legal education.


Inside the Stagecoach

Supporting the ‘heroes of the homefront’

From sending care packages to sharing money management tips for financial health, Wells Fargo Volunteer of the Year Betsy Feeser is serving — and supporting — fellow military spouses.


History

The golden spike that united the nation

On this day 150 years ago, a crowd gathered in Utah to witness the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad.


Inside the Stagecoach

Golfing to fund pediatric cancer research

A new pediatric cancer research lab at Levine Children’s Hospital is among the Wells Fargo Championship’s lasting contributions to the Carolinas.


History

Letters from incarceration camps

When Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes into federal incarceration camps in 1942, their banker J. Elmer Morrish made it his mission to support them in any way possible.


Inside the Stagecoach

Mastering the moment: Teen gives Jason Day first-ever First Tee experience

Kobe Narcisse, member of The First Tee of Greater New Orleans and winner of Wells Fargo’s Succeeding TogetherSM essay contest, played the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am with Jason Day.


Inside the Stagecoach

‘I’m a huge fan of Jason Day’

As the 2019 Succeeding TogetherSM essay contest winner, Kobe Narcisse of The First Tee of Greater New Orleans will play May 1 in the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am with the PGA TOUR pro of his choice.


Diversity & Inclusion

Building a ‘pathway’ for the future leaders of Minnesota

The Citizens League’s paid internship program, Capitol Pathways, aims to remove financial barriers and open access to the Minnesota State Capitol for the next generation of leaders of color.


History

Before apps, there was a Wells Fargo agent for that

In the last half of the 1800s, Wells Fargo’s network of hundreds of agents would take care of a customer’s personal or commercial business by commission, setting off to pay a bill in person, file a deed, or even help make special purchases for hard-to-find fancy doorknobs, a saxophone instruction manual, or a large 34-star U.S. flag.


Inside the Stagecoach

Helping veterans become team members

A dedicated team is working with service members to translate their military experience into new careers at Wells Fargo.


History

How Wells Fargo secretly moved $3 billion through the streets of San Francisco

Rare video from 1915 shows Wells Fargo successfully moving $121 million — or $3 billion in today’s dollars — securely through the streets of San Francisco.


Inside the Stagecoach

A companywide message from interim CEO and President Allen Parker

Wells Fargo interim CEO and President Allen Parker thanks CEO Tim Sloan and all team members for the ongoing work to transform the company and notes, “I look forward to working with you to continue this progress.”


Inside the Stagecoach

A companywide message from CEO Tim Sloan

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan announces his retirement and notes, “I am very proud of what we have accomplished together.”


Diversity & Inclusion

The ongoing fight for LGBTQ civil rights

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York City, a pivotal moment in the pursuit of LGBTQ equality and civil rights in the U.S.


Inside the Stagecoach

From the Air Force to the civilian workforce

Wells Fargo team member and Air Force veteran Chanty Clay uses her experience transitioning to civilian life and Ph.D. to mentor other veterans as they adjust to life after the military.


History

How American women in the 1700s ran their businesses

When women in early America needed access to credit and payment tools, they turned to the Bank of North America in Philadelphia, America’s first commercial bank, and today Wells Fargo.


Inside the Stagecoach

Board chair: ‘We are steadfast in our commitment’

In her 2018 letter to shareholders, Board Chair Betsy Duke writes, “The entire board remains excited and optimistic about Wells Fargo.”


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Video: ‘Excited and optimistic about our road ahead’

In a video for the 2018 Annual Report, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan and Board Chair Betsy Duke say they’re optimistic about the future.


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CEO: ‘Optimistic as ever about the future’

In his annual letter to shareholders, CEO Tim Sloan writes, “In 2018, we further strengthened the foundation for our road ahead.”


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CEO to speak with Congressional leaders

CEO Tim Sloan details significant progress in the company’s transformation in his opening statement to the House Financial Services Committee.


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Wells Fargo’s transformation:
Fall 2016 – present

Wells Fargo has published a progress report detailing many of the actions the company has taken as it works to become the most customer-focused, efficient, and innovative Wells Fargo ever.


History

‘A pioneer’ in international banking: Birtan Aka

In the late 1960s, Birtan Aka became the first female banking officer to represent a U.S. bank overseas, working in Southeast Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.


Diversity & Inclusion

School rediscovers its civil rights legacy in a bank

A mural in a Wells Fargo bank branch in Hampton, Virginia, celebrates the alumni of a formerly all-black high school who left their mark on their community and their country.


History

From fighting slavery to public service: Mifflin Gibbs

Mifflin Wistar Gibbs lived a life of service and activism. As he fought to end slavery, served as a politician for change, and became a successful African American business owner in Gold Rush California, Wells Fargo was there to help in his pursuits.


Inside the Stagecoach

Wells Fargo Stagecoach Experiences Program on temporary hiatus

The popular community program is undergoing review, and expected to return in 90 days.


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Team member survey results reflect transformation underway

Team members shed light on progress, challenges as Wells Fargo transforms.


History

Good luck comes in red envelopes

Since 1961, Chinese customers preparing Lunar New Year gifts of “lucky money” have turned to Wells Fargo for festive envelopes.


Diversity & Inclusion

5M and counting: The state of Latino-owned businesses in the U.S.

U.S. Latino-owned businesses like J & J Artificial Limb and Brace are growing. A new report from the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative, partially funded by Wells Fargo, examines the trends among business owners.


History

‘Hold-the-Fort’ Ross stops a train robbery

Wells Fargo Express Messenger Aaron Y. Ross showed a deep commitment to protecting customers’ assets during a train robbery attempt in 1883.


Diversity & Inclusion

Advocating for the 40 million Americans with disabilities

As it fulfills its mission to build a better economic future for Americans with disabilities, National Disability Institute is fighting to ensure the rights of this underserved population are legally acknowledged and protected.


Inside the Stagecoach

Wells Fargo CEO: We’re proud of our progress

CEO Tim Sloan responds to an editorial published by the Charlotte Observer.


History

When Santa travels by stagecoach, Wells Fargo stays open

Julia L. Jones, a Wells Fargo agent in Mariposa, California, in the late 1800s and early 1900s, provided a link for her customers to the outside world — and even stayed open on Christmas Day so they could receive their gifts.


Inside the Stagecoach

A Rose Parade dream wish granted

Ed Hermsen, a trucker and cancer survivor, will realize his dream of riding in the Wells Fargo stagecoach at the 130th Rose Parade.


Diversity & Inclusion

Bringing a community, and country, together through art

An outdoor art exhibit in Lexington, Kentucky, has transformed the site of a former slave auction into an outdoor museum designed to unify a community.


History

Ponies, vacations, and cars: The story behind bank giveaways

As banks like Wells Fargo underwent a revolution in the mid-1900s, giveaways were a way to attract new customers and, over time, become reflections of shared memories and lifelong relationships.


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On a submarine or at a desk, military skills transfer to the civilian workforce

Participating in Wells Fargo’s Veteran Employment Transition Program and being mentored by fellow veterans in the company helped Victor Perez transition from the military to the civilian workforce.


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Coming together to ‘accomplish the mission’

U.S. Army veteran Frank Van Buren appreciates how both the military and Wells Fargo bring together people of all backgrounds to achieve common goals.


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‘It’s great to be a part of a company that hires veterans’

After Brian Bottorff served in the U.S. Navy, he noticed there wasn’t much to help veterans transition to civilian life. He’s grateful for the programs Wells Fargo offers team members who served in the military.


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Helping ‘Miss Bev’

In Port Townsend, Washington, a Wells Fargo banker aids an elderly customer in financial peril.


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Veterans helping veterans in a civilian workforce

Wells Fargo team member and U.S. Air Force veteran Mark Durazo knows what it’s like to transition from military to civilian life, and he enjoys sharing his experience — and support — with fellow veterans.


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Deployed team member: ‘I knew my career was here when I got back’

Wells Fargo supports military team members who are still currently serving, like Lynette Hoke, and builds relationships with groups like Zac Brown Band to help ease the transition for military members and veterans when they return from service.


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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.


Diversity & Inclusion

Hire Heroes USA: Helping veterans find their next career

Now in its 11th year, Hire Heroes USA continues to transform the landscape of veteran employment with a steadily evolving suite of services for job seekers and the employers that want to hire them.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘It’s not always about the high point’

As fatherhood and military retirement approach, a Wells Fargo team member climbs to the highest peak in the lower 48 states for new perspectives.


History

From above the Civil War battlefield to the bank

Before founding Citizens Bank, now a part of Wells Fargo, in Los Angeles in the late 1800s, Thaddeus Lowe was a renowned inventor and the chief aeronaut for the Union Army Balloon Corps.


Diversity & Inclusion

Working mom fights her way back after triple amputation

After a bad case of strep throat resulted in having both hands and a foot amputated, Kristan Seaford worked hard to regain her strength — and to live again.


History

A stagecoach’s long road

Find out how the historic stagecoach came to Wells Fargo’s museum in San Francisco — and what significant events were part of its journey.


Diversity & Inclusion

Championing a workforce of diverse capabilities

At the 2018 No Barriers Summit, leaders from Wells Fargo and other companies shared how they are making workplaces more diverse and inclusive — and what they hope to see in the future.


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Wells Fargo disaster response team brings the bank to customers

Wells Fargo’s Mobile Response Unit and Customer Assistance and Recovery Effort team is helping coastal North Carolina communities recover from Hurricane Florence.


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‘Fixing things forward’ at Wells Fargo

Mary Mack, ranked among Fortune magazine’s ‘Most Powerful Women,’ shares with Fortune the innovation she’s leading as head of Wells Fargo Consumer Banking.


Diversity & Inclusion

An advocate for accessibility

For more than a decade, Jeremiah Rogers has helped Wells Fargo improve the accessibility of its online and mobile banking services — enabling people with visual impairments, like himself, to lead a more independent life.


History

How a father’s love led to an innovative way to read

Find out how a Wells Fargo business loan helped people with blindness and low vision have more access to reading materials.


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How one phone call from the bank led to a family reunion

When Wells Fargo banker Vicky Thompson called Ed Reynolds in Lubbock, Texas, she never imagined her call would help bring a family together.


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Mandy Norton: Taking a risk to inspire

A sense of adventure brought Mandy Norton from the United Kingdom to the U.S., and eventually to Wells Fargo as its chief risk officer. The mathematician-turned-banker sees opportunity and hope in leading the risk management effort.


History

From ‘prettiest’ banker to one of the ‘most powerful women of the century’

Mary Roebling was the first woman to run a major U.S. bank. She made history in 1937 when she became president of Trenton Trust Company, now part of Wells Fargo.


Diversity & Inclusion

Overcoming our barriers to find peace and purpose

No Barriers USA uses transformative experiences, tools, and inspiration to help people embark on a quest to contribute their absolute best to the world.


Inside the Stagecoach

Allen Parker awarded Constitutional Medallion from iCivics and The Constitutional Sources Project

Wells Fargo’s general counsel and Operating Committee member was recognized for his leadership in supporting the Constitution and promoting civic engagement.


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One year later: Hurricane Maria survivors make a new home in Florida

Sasha Justiniano, Jaimie Urbaez, and Yasel Fleitas — among about 65,000 people who fled Puerto Rico and stayed in Central Florida after Hurricane Maria — all found refuge at Wells Fargo.


History

Inventor makes a dollar sign appear. The rest was TV history

Learn about Philo T. Farnsworth’s invention — and how backing from a bank helped bring TV into homes today.


Inside the Stagecoach

Pledging support for our troops and team members

Learn how Senior Master Sgt. and Wells Fargo team member George Valencia felt supported during his deployment as a reservist — and how Wells Fargo is continuing its pledge of support.


History

How Wells Fargo helped revolutionize the way Americans ate

Learn how Wells Fargo’s Food Products Department helped farmers and gave customers a new way to buy the foods they loved.


Diversity & Inclusion

Recognizing unconscious bias

Understanding how unconscious biases can influence our language and decision-making can help transform human potential and align individual performance with organizational results.


History

Where in the world has the stagecoach been?

Find out how Wells Fargo expanded its presence from California to 38 overseas offices, serving customers worldwide today.


History

How a bank commercial led to a hit song

Find out how a song originally written for a bank commercial became a hit — and one of the most popular wedding songs.


History

The real story behind the Pony Express

Find out how the Pony Express allowed people across the U.S. to hear the latest news and get in touch with friends and family quicker than ever — and why a national crisis made the service essential.


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.


History

Enlisting the stagecoach during WWI

Find out why Wells Fargo & Co. closed more than 10,000 express offices around the country 100 years ago.


Diversity & Inclusion

SAGE: Ensuring dignity and respect for LGBT elders

As the leading advocate for LGBT elders, SAGE is more than just an organization. It’s a movement of caring activists dedicated to providing advocacy, services, and support to older members of the LGBT community.


Inside the Stagecoach

Mack: Feeling the heartbeat of change

Six months into her journey as head of both Wells Fargo Community Banking and Consumer Lending, Mary Mack marks milestones and shares her heart for making a positive difference in peoples’ lives.


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Court approves $142 million class-action settlement for retail sales practices

Final court approval represents another step forward in Wells Fargo’s efforts to make things right for customers.


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Celebrating five fathers who inspire us

In honor of Father’s Day, here are some of the inspiring fathers we’ve featured on Wells Fargo Stories.


Diversity & Inclusion

Driving with pride as the ‘face of Wells Fargo’

Michael Wakefield shares his experience as a Wells Fargo stagecoach driver — and how he feels supported in the company’s inclusive environment.


History

From motor banks to mobile banking

Find out how the introduction of motor banks in the 1930s made banking more convenient for customers — and led to future innovations.


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Haight-Ashbury mural celebrates birthplace of ’60s counterculture

Wells Fargo’s newest mural and art display in a San Francisco branch features Jim Marshall photography and other imagery celebrating The Haight’s role as the birthplace of the counterculture movement.


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‘We will become a better, stronger Wells Fargo’

Jon Campbell, head of Corporate Responsibility for Wells Fargo, shares how the company is enhancing its approach to corporate social responsibility to make a bigger impact.


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Sloan: We are ‘Living our Commitment’

In a letter about Wells Fargo’s corporate social responsibility efforts, CEO Tim Sloan writes, “We have a solid foundation, exceptional businesses, and an outstanding team whose generosity underscores our company’s most important values.”


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Working remotely: Dispatches from a deployed team member

Lynette Hoke works at Wells Fargo — and serves in the Air National Guard. In this audio Q&A, she shares her experience transitioning from military to civilian life.


History

Wells Fargo’s earliest risk managers

Find out how Wells Fargo’s special agents in the 1800s helped protect the company and its customers.


History

Supporting customers faced with prejudice

After Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, Wells Fargo agents testified on behalf of Chinese customers and supported their businesses.


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Teen tees it up with Tiger Woods

Shahbaz Hashmi realized a lifetime dream May 2 when he played alongside his golf idol in the 2018 Wells Fargo Championship pro-am.


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Teen joins Woods and PGA Tour pros at Wells Fargo Championship

As the 2018 winner of the Succeeding TogetherSM essay contest, The First Tee’s Shahbaz Hashmi will play with Tiger Woods and the world’s best golfers May 2 in the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am.


History

The journey of Wells Fargo’s ‘gems of beauty’

Find out how Wells Fargo’s stagecoaches in 1868 were a “sight never seen before” and how some of those stagecoaches live on today.


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Sloan: Committed to the work that’s still left to do

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan announces that Wells Fargo has reached agreements on consent orders with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.


History

Making Wells Fargo a ‘greener’ bank in the 1970s

Find out how Wells Fargo’s first recycling program began — and led to decades of sustainability and corporate responsibility.


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How Mike Roemer is transforming compliance at Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Chief Compliance Officer Mike Roemer discusses his new role and how he is leading the charge to develop an industry-leading compliance function.


History

Helping San Francisco rise from the ashes

Find out how Wells Fargo’s bank and express companies helped communities recover after a devastating earthquake and fires struck San Francisco in 1906.


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Sloan: A vote of confidence at homecoming

CEO Tim Sloan returned to Detroit recently in a homecoming highlighted by personal memories, career successes, and a vote of confidence from the city of his childhood.


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The most innovative
vehicle of its time

The history, design, and enduring allure of the red Wells Fargo stagecoach.


History

The men who founded Wells Fargo

Throughout their lives, Henry Wells and William G. Fargo, the founders of Wells, Fargo & Co., were known for their innovation and dedication to customers.


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Board Chair: ‘We must embrace change’

In her first annual letter to shareholders, Board Chair Betsy Duke writes, “We must continue to strengthen and enhance our oversight and risk management practices.”


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CEO: ‘Year of transformation at Wells Fargo’

In his annual letter to shareholders, CEO Tim Sloan writes, “We are working every day to rebuild trust with our stakeholders, and I am confident that we will achieve our six goals.”


History

The history of skipping clocks ahead

Find out why Americans started observing daylight saving time.


Inside the Stagecoach

Betsy Duke — A career of firsts in leadership

Amid crises and accomplishments, Wells Fargo Chair Betsy Duke has forged a career of firsts, culminating with being named the first female chair of a major U.S. bank.


History

A pioneer for female leaders

In 1967, Shirley Nelson made history when she became the first female branch manager for Wells Fargo, paving the way for other female leaders.


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Sloan: Annual 10-K filing illustrates our commitment to transparency

CEO Tim Sloan discusses Wells Fargo’s annual report on Form 10-K, filed March 1 with the SEC, noting that “transparency is key” to building a better, stronger company.


History

From civil rights activist to banking leader

Find out how Robert "Patt" Patterson went from being a civil rights activist to the first African American in Greensboro, North Carolina, to hold a management position at a major bank.


Diversity & Inclusion

NAACP: Fighting to end racism and economic inequality

This Black History Month, the NAACP celebrates 109 years of working to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.


Our Point of View

Our commitment to responsible energy lending

Wells Fargo is committed to supporting the transition to a lower-carbon economy, which includes responsibly financing all forms of energy, clean technologies, and energy and resource efficiency.


Inside the Stagecoach

CEO: Eyes on the goals ahead

CEO Tim Sloan recaps a year of challenge and change for Wells Fargo — and looks to build on momentum from 2017.


History

Wells Fargo’s faithful companion canines

In honor of the 2018 Lunar New Year, the Year of the Dog, meet some of the dogs that served as devoted companions and protectors of Wells Fargo team members.


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CEO Tim Sloan on Federal Reserve consent order: Steadfast in our commitment to customers

CEO Tim Sloan shares a message to customers following the announcement of a consent order agreement with the Federal Reserve.


History

A Wells Fargo board member’s fight against slavery

James McKaye, an original board member for Wells Fargo, was an abolitionist whose work led to the creation of the Freedmen’s Bureau in 1864 to protect the rights of African Americans.


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Wells Fargo releases pay equity study results

Wells Fargo releases results from a recent study to highlight the company’s commitment to equitable pay for team members.


History

A legacy of women in leadership

Elizabeth “Betsy” Duke, who is making history as the first woman to serve as board chair at one of the largest banks in the U.S., is following in the footsteps of female leaders at Wells Fargo.


Inside the Stagecoach

New Government Relations and Public Policy group leaders hired

Beth Zorc, Eric Hoplin, and Shannon Aimone will help increase coordination and transparency across Wells Fargo as new leaders within the company’s Government Relations and Public Policy group.


Our Point of View

Sloan urges Congress to find a solution for Dreamers

In a new video message, CEO Tim Sloan calls on lawmakers to support the protections provided through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.


History

Getting the weather from a metal ball in the sky

Northwestern National Bank installed a 157-foot-tall Weatherball atop its building in downtown Minneapolis in 1949, making it the largest bank sign between Chicago and the West Coast.


History

The ‘most colorful New Year’s Day tradition’

Find out the history of Wells Fargo’s participation in the annual New Year’s Day Rose Parade and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the work involved in preparing the company’s stagecoaches and floats.


Inside the Stagecoach

Wells Fargo launches Stakeholder Advisory Council

Stakeholder Advisory Council will provide insight and feedback to the Board of Directors and senior management.


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New in 2018: Higher wages and increasing our giving

CEO Tim Sloan announces an increase in Wells Fargo’s minimum wage, expanded support for small businesses and homeowners, and increased philanthropic giving.


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2018 Rose Parade entry salutes difference-makers

Wells Fargo will celebrate a small business owner, a military veteran, and a team member during the 2018 Rose Parade on Jan. 1 in Pasadena, California.


History

From trudging through snowdrifts to leading Wells Fargo

Find out how a Wells Fargo agent in 1864 stopped at nothing to deliver mail, money, and newspapers to customers — and how he became the company’s president.


Inside the Stagecoach

Wells Fargo creates Commitment to Customer team to lead consumer issues, remediation efforts

As part of its ongoing focus on customers, Wells Fargo’s new organizational structure will centralize the teams that manage customer issues and remediation.


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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.


Diversity & Inclusion

Looking past the face to the person within

As a new movie highlights the topic, Jennifer Wallace of Wells Fargo shares her struggle with facial deformities and the film they inspired her to create.


History

How horses have been the ‘pride of Wells Fargo service’

Wells Fargo’s horses have always been well-fed, well-cared for, and well-loved.


History

Wells Fargo’s role in ‘the Great War’

A Wells Fargo historian explains how the company helped with financial and transportation needs during World War I.


Diversity & Inclusion

Working with disabilities

After surgery led to limited use of his dominant hand, Lance LaVergne found new ways to adjust and remain productive.


Diversity & Inclusion

Five ways to prevent bullying

Wells Fargo joins the Ad Council’s Love Has No Labels campaign to explore ways to create a more accepting world.


History

Yesterday’s ‘revolutionary form of currency’

A Wells Fargo historian shares how the exchange of money has evolved from papers with handwritten instructions and signatures to digital payments.


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Sloan: ‘We will never again lose sight of what is most important – you, our customer’

CEO Tim Sloan shares how Wells Fargo is taking accountability for improper sales practices and other mistakes — and fixing what went wrong.


Diversity & Inclusion

Scholarships level the field for people with disabilities

Erika Rebstock and 37 other students are attending college this year with help from the Wells Fargo Scholarship Program for People with Disabilities.


Inside the Stagecoach

It’s a bird, it’s a plane: It’s a stagecoach balloon

Volunteers like utility clerk Dominic Padilla and his family have kept the Well Fargo stagecoach balloon aloft for over 30 years.


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CEO Tim Sloan shares update on progress with Senate banking committee

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan delivered a statement before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs during a hearing on Oct. 3.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘We want equal opportunity’

Wells Fargo team members look forward to raising awareness and celebrating inclusive workplaces during National Disability Employment Awareness Month.


History

How a Mexican immigrant became a legend in Arizona

A Wells Fargo historian shares why an Arizona businessman and Wells Fargo express agent abandoned his freight company out of loyalty to the U.S.


Inside the Stagecoach

Conduct Management Office says ‘it’s OK to raise your hand’

Theresa LaPlaca, head of Wells Fargo’s Conduct Management Office, shares the progress her team is making toward building a better bank.


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It’s a new day — and a new way — at Wells Fargo branches

After a successful pilot in select locations across the U.S., Wells Fargo branches have rolled out the first phase of changes designed to transform the customer and team member experiences. 


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Have boat, will rescue

With barely a puddle in his own driveway and the human toll from Hurricane Harvey growing by the minute, Chase McKinney answered the call from Houston police and Harris County and became a citizen rescuer.


History

Dispensing money ‘like magic’

A Wells Fargo historian shares how the company’s ATMs have improved the customer experience over time.


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Wells Fargo expands remediation plans after additional analysis

Additional refunds will be issued to customers as the result of an expanded third-party review of retail banking activity, an ‘important milestone.’


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On the stagecoach during the Great American Eclipse

From Oregon to South Carolina, Wells Fargo team members kept the lights on and doors open to serve customers during the historic Great American Eclipse.


History

Saving the crowning jewel in the ‘Gem of the Southern Mines’

How a Wells Fargo express office that operated for more than 50 years in California overcame fires and a possible demolition to become a top attraction.


Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo recognized for disability inclusion policies and practices

Wells Fargo has received a rating of 100 percent on the national Disability Equality Index® Best Places to Work list for the second time.


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Wells Fargo announces changes to board of directors and other actions

CEO Tim Sloan announces several important actions the board of directors has taken to strengthen oversight and rebuild trust.


History

Where Atari got game

A Wells Fargo historian shares how the company’s funding of Silicon Valley enterprises began with a video game for Atari.


Inside the Stagecoach

Community Bank conference details a continued shift from sales to a customer experience culture

Wells Fargo Community Bank leaders met in Orlando, Florida, to discuss changes beginning Sept. 22 to improve the customer and team member experience.


Inside the Stagecoach

One year in, Mary Mack reflects on change, perspective, and perseverance

Mary Mack has moved quickly to reform — and reinvigorate — Community Banking at Wells Fargo in the 12 months she has been head of the division.


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Sloan: ‘We must continue to be transparent with all our stakeholders’

Wells Fargo provides news and updates on a number of issues in its recent Form 10-Q filing.


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Remediating auto loan customers impacted by insurance coverage charges

After self-identifying an issue related to Collateral Protection Insurance policies, Wells Fargo is working to make things right for auto loan customers who may have been financially harmed.


Our Point of View

Sloan: ‘We are making it right for auto customers’

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan shared his thoughts with team members about making things right for auto insurance customers.


Diversity & Inclusion

CEO Sloan signs diversity and inclusion pledge

CEO Tim Sloan joins other CEOs in pledging to advance diversity and inclusion, noting, “Learning from other great companies is one way to make that happen.”


History

Historic letters open window to the past

A Wells Fargo historian shares how a newly digitized collection of historic letters is providing people around the world with a connection to the past.


Inside the Stagecoach

Cosentino ‘extremely optimistic’ about Wells Fargo Community Bank changes

Customer and Branch Experience leader Laurey Cosentino discussed the Wells Fargo Community Bank effort to change the customer and team member experience.


Diversity & Inclusion

Mural honors victims of Pulse nightclub attack

A Wells Fargo branch in Orlando, Florida, has a new mural to pay tribute to the victims of the 2016 mass shooting and celebrate the city’s united and diverse community.


Diversity & Inclusion

Improving lives for California Latinos

Wells Fargo works with the people and communities that call California home to create a future rich with opportunity.


Inside the Stagecoach

Court grants preliminary approval of agreement for sales practices lawsuit

The agreement, which is subject to final court approval, would set aside $142 million for customer remediation and settlement expenses.


History

Wells Fargo’s evolving role in Canada

In honor of Canada’s 150th anniversary, a Wells Fargo historian shares the company’s history with the country.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘When you are given the opportunity to be yourself, your success increases tremendously’

Wells Fargo’s Diverse Leaders Program offers culturally sensitive leadership and professional development.


Diversity & Inclusion

‘Wells Fargo is my safe zone’

Wells Fargo senior leaders and team members look at how the company has created a more diverse and inclusive environment over the past five years.


Our Point of View

Wells Fargo’s commitment to Minneapolis

We’re investing in a sustainable and opportunity-rich future for the people and communities that call Minneapolis home.


History

Summer ’67, when checks became ‘almost too pretty to cash’

A Wells Fargo historian shares how full-colored stagecoach designs made their way into Wells Fargo checkbooks, revolutionizing the ‘rather dull field’ of bank checks.


Diversity & Inclusion

Helping small businesses find their path to success

Wayne’s Mobile Kitchen and Catering and Big LuLu’s Trucking LLC are two of the small businesses helped by Community Development Financial Institutions that receive support from Wells Fargo.


Inside the Stagecoach

New general counsel ready to help build a better Wells Fargo

Allen Parker, who left one of America’s most prestigious law firms to board the stagecoach, said he looks forward to working alongside people who are “dedicated to making Wells Fargo even better than it was before.”


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Finding their inner strength

Two Wells Fargo team members, both cancer survivors, share how they conquered Mount Kilimanjaro during a trip with the nonprofit Above + Beyond Cancer.


Diversity & Inclusion

Military veterans receive career support through Wells Fargo’s VET program

The Veteran Employment Transition program offers on-the-job experience and learning opportunities for military veterans transitioning to civilian work.


History

How Wells Fargo got its Chinese name

A Wells Fargo historian shares how a banker — wanting to make his customers feel comfortable and welcomed — created the company’s Chinese name in 1971.


Inside the Stagecoach

At Investor Day, leaders examine building a better bank

Wells Fargo’s senior leaders outlined the opportunities and challenges ahead as the company focuses on growth and efficiencies.


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Succeeding Together contest winners: Where are they now?

For three young golfers, getting to play with a pro at the Wells Fargo Championship was a dream come true. See what they’re up to today.


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Teen golfer ‘soaked in every moment’ with Phil Mickelson at Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am round

At the Wells Fargo Championship, 16-year-old Gerry Jones Jr. earned the chance to play with 42-time PGA Tour winner Phil Mickelson — and discovered they share much more than golf.


Diversity & Inclusion

Wells Fargo ranks No. 9 for diversity and inclusion

For the 17th straight year, DiversityInc magazine has ranked Wells Fargo among the top-rated companies for diversity and inclusion — and this year the company enters the top 10.


Diversity & Inclusion

Mural celebrates community’s history and LGBT legacy

Wells Fargo’s first outdoor mural celebrating LGBT pioneers showcases a high school band that made pride parade history.


Our Point of View

Sloan shares keys to success for 21st century workforce

A workforce with a vision is essential in the 21st century, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan said at the Milken Institute’s 2017 Global Conference.


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‘It’s an exciting time for Major League Soccer!’

With two new teams and two new stadiums debuting in 2017 — and a fan base that continues to grow — the head of Major League Soccer’s commercial division says the question is no longer if the league can make it but how big it can become.


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Stockholders re-elect Board

Wells Fargo Board Chairman Stephen Sanger and CEO Tim Sloan highlighted trust-building efforts and responded to a number of questions at the first stockholders meeting since the sales practices settlements.


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Wells Fargo expands sales practice settlement to $142 million

Wells Fargo has expanded its class-action settlement for retail sales practices, adding $32 million to the previous agreement and including any customers impacted since May 2002.


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‘Lost Boy’ finds a better life in America

As a Lost Boy of Sudan, Ateny Ajak shares his dramatic story of surviving war as a child, coming to the U.S., and finding freedom.


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Young golfers named winners of 2017 Succeeding Together contest

Participants in the youth development program The First Tee submitted essays about achieving life goals through teamwork.


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New brand platform: Wells Fargo building a ‘better’ company every day

Wells Fargo introduces its new brand platform with messaging showcasing the company’s card-free ATMs, customer and team member relationships, and tools customers can use to improve their financial health.


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Board report ‘a critical part’ of journey to rebuild trust

The Wells Fargo Board of Directors has released the findings of its independent investigation into Community Bank sales practices, which CEO Tim Sloan says will help the company continue to move forward.


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Sloan: ‘The journey to restore trust takes time’

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan shares his thoughts with team members following the release of the Board of Directors’ independent investigation into retail banking sales practices.


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A message from Stephen Sanger, Chairman of the Board, Wells Fargo & Company

Wells Fargo’s Board of Directors has released the results of its independent investigation into retail banking sales practices.


History

‘Father of baseball’ once a Wells Fargo team member

Alexander Cartwright became Wells Fargo & Co.’s express agent in Honolulu in February 1862, but before that, he helped create the game of baseball.


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Grateful mom: ‘Being able to care for my infant daughter after her surgery meant the world to me and my family’

Josephine Kelly, a Wells Fargo financial consultant in Dripping Springs, Texas, shares her experience of how the new Critical Caregiving Leave benefit helped her care for her infant daughter.


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Veteran industry leader named to operations post

Wells Fargo has named Titi Cole head of Operations.


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In new ad, CEO thanks all who have stood by Wells Fargo

“Regaining your trust remains our top priority,” Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan writes in an open letter that will publish in U.S. newspapers this week.


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Wells Fargo announces agreement in principle to settle lawsuit regarding retail sales practices

The settlement, which must be approved by the court, will address claims of unauthorized retail accounts.


Our Point of View

Wells Fargo CEO addresses company’s CRA rating

CEO Tim Sloan shares his perspective on Wells Fargo’s most recent Community Reinvestment Act rating.


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Shift from sales to service: Wells Fargo banking leader discusses transformation in retail branches

Attendees at American Banker’s 2017 Retail Banking conference learned how Mary Mack is returning Wells Fargo’s Community Bank to its customer-first roots.


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Wells Fargo’s progress on making things right and rebuilding trust

In recent months, Wells Fargo has taken a series of steps to address improper sales practices — making critical changes to rebuild the trust of customers, team members, community partners, and shareholders.


Diversity & Inclusion

Mentoring relationships encourage success for women in tech

In honor of National Women’s History Month, we look at a few mentoring relationships between women in technology at Wells Fargo, and how they are clearing a path for women in a still male-dominated field.


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Sloan: ‘Our commitment to being better every day’

CEO Tim Sloan delivered the following remarks in a companywide address from Orlando, Florida, on March 21, 2017.


Our Point of View

Saving money for residents in the Bay Area

An innovative bond transaction between Wells Fargo and Contra Costa County, California, will fund health services projects and save local taxpayers more than $9.1 million.


Diversity & Inclusion

Building more places to call home

The Los Angeles LGBT Center is embarking on an ambitious expansion, with support from Wells Fargo, to make its services even more accessible and available.


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CEO: ‘Confident in the direction we are going’

The 2016 Wells Fargo Annual Report includes CEO Tim Sloan’s first annual letter to shareholders.


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Service in the storm: Cash delivery helps Florida county brace for the worst

Some quick Wells Fargo teamwork helped one community financially prepare for a potentially devastating storm.


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Wells Fargo unveils organizational changes in its Community Bank

Wells Fargo’s retail bank is creating three new teams and streamlining management to build a better bank and restore trust.


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Allen Parker to join Wells Fargo as general counsel

Parker will lead Law Department, succeeding James Strother, who is retiring.


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Wells Fargo highlights the actions taken in response to sales practices since Sept. 8, 2016

The document shares the corrective and proactive actions taken over the past six months, meeting the company’s goal to keep all stakeholders informed.


History

How one woman created a ‘stagecoach empire’ among men

In the late 1800s, Mary Langdon built a business that covered hundreds of miles along the Pacific Coast in a male-dominated industry.


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Executive compensation reduced as part of accountability actions

Eight top executives will receive no cash bonuses for 2016 and forfeit a portion of performance share awards received in 2014.


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Executive accountability actions announced

Four current or former senior managers in Wells Fargo’s Community Bank have been terminated as the company’s Board of Directors continues its independent review.


History

From Tuskegee Airmen to Wells Fargo team members

A Wells Fargo historian shares the stories of Col. George S. Roberts and Lt. Col. James A. Walker, two former team members who were part of the famous Tuskegee Airmen.


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CEO on Yahoo Finance: Wells Fargo is restoring trust

In an interview on Yahoo Finance, CEO Tim Sloan addressed challenging questions and said Wells Fargo is making progress towards rebuilding trust after last year’s settlements.


Our Point of View

Wells Fargo’s involvement in funding the Dakota Access Pipeline

The company is balancing its commitments to multiple stakeholders as the dispute continues.


History

Slideshow: 100+ years of celebrating Lunar New Year

A Wells Fargo historian shares how the company has celebrated the Chinese lunar calendar since 1912.


History

Wells Fargo in song

A Wells Fargo historian shares the company’s connection to the Broadway hit “The Music Man.”


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Sloan: ‘We are on the right path’

CEO Tim Sloan delivered the following prepared remarks in a companywide address from Dallas on Jan. 19, 2017.


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Wells Fargo launches new compensation program for retail bank team members

The new plan emphasizes customer service, a team approach, and long-term relationships.


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Minimum wage increase to go into effect Jan. 8

Wells Fargo is raising its minimum hourly pay rate as part of its commitment to competitive compensation.


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Wells Fargo teams continue remediation work

The company shares further details about its progress making refunds to customers.


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New dad of twins ‘grateful for parental leave’

A team member talks about how Wells Fargo’s new parental leave benefit helped his family welcome twins and adjust to a new family dynamic.


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Employee relief fund marks 15 years

Through Wells Fargo’s WE Care Fund, team members have helped nearly 3,500 colleagues recover from natural disasters, accidents, and other life-changing events.


Our Point of View

Wells Fargo is reviewing claims that customers received insurance policies without their knowledge

If improper conduct is found, Wells Fargo will take action and make things right with customers.


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Plush pony sales to benefit The First Tee

Wells Fargo’s plush pony promotion is back — pony fans can buy Mike, the 2016 horse, and help The First Tee® empower America's youth.


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Wells Fargo ‘Stagecoach and snowmen’ ad returns for the holidays

Stagecoach horses and snowmen are the stars in the encore of a Wells Fargo holiday ad running from Nov. 25 through December.


History

A long history of moving money around the world

Today’s online tool for sending cash to family members outside the U.S. is the latest incarnation of international service Wells Fargo has offered since the 19th Century.


History

Distinguished career takes flight at Tuskegee

A Wells Fargo banker in Sacramento, California, George S. Roberts previously was a Tuskegee Airman in the 1940s — and a military pilot for more than 20 years.


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Sloan: ‘The goal is to return our company to greatness’

CEO Tim Sloan delivered the following prepared remarks in a companywide address from Des Moines, Iowa, on Nov. 10, 2016.


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Wells Fargo History Museum helps revitalize downtown Des Moines

The new museum, which opens Nov. 10, is a key ingredient in the “secret sauce” of the city’s success, writes the CEO of the Greater Des Moines Partnership.


History

Pony Express riders: Young, fast, fearless

Wells Fargo operated the Pony Express for six months, and riders (most of them younger than 25) navigated blizzards, wolves, and 24-hour shifts to make deliveries.


History

A sweet take on recycling

As an environmental advocate in 1972, Wells Fargo supplied customers with paper checks made not from wood pulp but from “bagasse” — a sugar cane residue.


History

Wells Fargo in Mexico

Wells Fargo’s presence in Mexico dates to 1860, starting with express-related services and transitioning to financial services today.


History

Wells Fargo in Hong Kong and Shanghai

Wells Fargo provided services to Chinese immigrants after the Gold Rush brought them to California in the 1850s. Today, that service extends to several locations overseas.


History

Wells Fargo artifact . . . or not?

Because the history of Wells Fargo and the Old West resonates with so many people, “artifacts” turn up all the time. Most are fakes — and some aren’t even that old!


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Sloan: ‘My primary objective is to restore trust’

CEO Tim Sloan delivered the following prepared remarks in a companywide address from Charlotte on Oct. 25, 2016.


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Getting to know Tim Sloan

Wells Fargo’s new CEO is a financial services veteran who keeps customers top of mind, leads by example, and is committed to rebuilding the company’s reputation.


Diversity & Inclusion

Companies forge ahead on disability inclusion

Large companies like Wells Fargo are hiring more people with disabilities, but advocates gathering at an industry conference see there is still more work to do.


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Collectible tokens create museum memories

While supplies last, you will receive two customized, collectible “gold” tokens each time you visit a Wells Fargo history museum.


Diversity & Inclusion

Leading a nonprofit: Equal parts preparation and passion

Community nonprofits in Phoenix are eager to effect change — and institutes supported by Wells Fargo are helping leaders get the skills they need to make it happen.


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Product sales goals to end for retail bankers

Wells Fargo will eliminate all product sales goals for retail banking team members, including those in branches and retail bank call centers, effective October 1, 2016.


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Perspective on Sept. 8 settlement announcement

A message from John Stumpf, Chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo & Company.


Diversity & Inclusion

Advice from women in technology: Be prepared, have confidence

Four tech leaders at Wells Fargo probe what it takes to “create environments where women can contribute equally, receive the same opportunities as men, and be treated with the same respect”


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Stagecoach-building family crafts a legacy

Everything is handmade at a family-owned workshop that turns out wooden stagecoach models for Wells Fargo.


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From barren ground to skyline gem

A long-vacant quadrant of Minneapolis’s east side is now home to Wells Fargo’s office towers campus — an addition to the city’s skyline and an anchor for further development.


Diversity & Inclusion

Communication key to embracing diverse workforce

Danny Peltz of Wells Fargo’s Wholesale Bank shares his perspective on the importance of creating a diverse workforce.


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Financial planning and marriage equality

New research suggests that, one year later, the Supreme Court’s ruling has affected how LGBT couples consider financial management and marriage equality.


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Strengthening medical care, where it’s needed most

Hospitals that provide care for uninsured patients play an integral role in the U.S. healthcare system. With financing from Wells Fargo, one such facility in the Bronx was able to purchase much-needed equipment.


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Helping hands on the home front

Easing minds: Wells Fargo’s Military Property Care Program for team members helps service members by providing lawn care services for their families back home.


Diversity & Inclusion

LGBT outreach mends strained relationship, fosters allies

A work event served as the catalyst for a Maryland team member’s renewed relationship with her daughter.


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Young golfer’s ‘path to success’ leads her to pro-am

At the Wells Fargo Championship, 13-year-old Meghna Mazumdar earns the chance to play with Rory McIlroy — and achieves her goal to “have fun and learn something.”


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Starting a new job? Don’t be afraid to ask questions

Secil Watson, head of Wholesale Internet Solutions at Wells Fargo, shares her thoughts on how to make the most of your first months at a new job.


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‘The First Tee shaped who I am’

Pro golfer Scott Langley — an alum of The First Tee program — reflects on life and links.


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Why fostering engagement is crucial to company success

By focusing on employee empowerment, says Wells Fargo’s Cara Peck, companies can foster customer loyalty — and long-term success.


History

Ties to national parks forged deep in mountains and rivers

As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary, a new $250,000 grant from Wells Fargo continues a tradition of support for national parks that dates to the 1860s.


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Young golfers named winners of Succeeding Together contest

Participants in the youth development program The First Tee submitted essays that focus on the importance of working together to achieve goals and succeed in life.


Diversity & Inclusion

Key weapons in cybersecurity fight: Preparation and people

Wells Fargo’s chief information security officer explains why being well prepared — and recruiting a diverse workforce — are key to the battle for cybersecurity.


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Museum celebrates one family’s art treasures

A couple’s love of art lives on in their son and grandchildren – and in the North Carolina museum that now houses their treasures.


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Empowering ‘warriors,’ saluting veterans, aiding families

Sponsoring the 2016 Warriors to Summits expedition is only one way to support veterans. A Wells Fargo team member explores the many ways the company extends a hand — and has for more than 160 years.


Diversity & Inclusion

Site of civil rights sit-in still stirs emotion

A Wells Fargo bank in St. Augustine, Florida, is keeping alive an often-overlooked connection to one of the most important civil rights laws in U.S. history.


Diversity & Inclusion

Celebrating the ‘Year of the Monkey’

Wells Fargo joins the Asian American community in celebrating the “Year of the Monkey” with a new Lunar New Year calendar and more.


Diversity & Inclusion

The role of business in advancing LGBT workplace equality

In an interview, a Human Rights Campaign Foundation leader explains why “inclusive policies and practices are high priorities at companies that want to remain competitive”


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Note to selfie: Museums encourage visitors to share

Wells Fargo's 11 history museums invite visitors to take selfies on international Museum Selfie Day Jan. 20 — and share via social media.


Diversity & Inclusion

Stories to change the perception of the African American experience

Students from three Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Atlanta gathered to share stories and help alter the perception of the African American experience.


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It’s official: ‘Mike’ wins race to be the 2016 Wells Fargo plush pony

Wells Fargo team members have picked “Mike,” a horse that worked for the company in Des Moines, Iowa, as the model for the 2016 Wells Fargo plush pony.


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Choir’s carols strike the perfect chord for banking customers

An a cappella choir of veterans — who also will appear with Wells Fargo at the 2016 Rose Parade on New Year’s Day — surprised customers and team members at Los Angles banking stores with songs and roses.


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Military tribute marks Wells Fargo Rose Parade sponsorship

Wells Fargo’s spotlight during the 127th Rose Parade Jan. 1, 2016, shines on the issue of veteran homelessness in the U.S.


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Plush pony sales to benefit Save the Children

Wells Fargo’s plush pony promotion is back – and for the first time, pony fans can buy Nellie, the 2015 horse, and help Save the Children.


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Fishing (and driving) for calm in the mountains

A veteran suffering from PTSD is healing now in the mountains of North Carolina — and recently received a new truck through a program sponsored by Wells Fargo.


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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.


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Mom credits job skills for passage of life-saving law in North Carolina

A Wells Fargo team member used skills she honed on the job to help protect newborns — through a new North Carolina law named after her late daughter.


Diversity & Inclusion

Anti-bullying program eases path for LGBT students and allies

With help from student, parents, and educators, a Safe Space Kit is now available in most public school districts in the U.S. A recent report shows that the kit is making a difference for LGBT students.


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Up, up and away — in stagecoach balloons!

Wells Fargo’s stagecoach balloon program takes the brand aloft at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta and other events across the U.S. each year.


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Light the night with a pumpkin carving template of a stagecoach

Illuminate your driveway or porch this fall with a stagecoach-themed jack-o’-lantern.


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Surprise! Stagecoach gift rolls into anniversary celebration

The Nortons of Peyton, Colorado, are longtime Wells Fargo customers — and received a handmade stagecoach model to mark 60 years of marriage.


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Teacher of Year is ‘first person to see who I really am’

Blinded in childhood, Indiana Teacher of the Year Kathy Nimmer has helped students find joy in life and learning for 23 years.


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Smiles bloom when a banker turns construction paper into roses

A Wells Fargo service manager in Oregon is lifting customers’ spirits with a bloom that never fades.


Diversity & Inclusion

Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act at 25

Passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 opened many eyes (and doors), but work remains to be done.


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Organ donation gives teller a second chance

In Texas, a Wells Fargo service manager’s donated kidney returned one of her tellers to health — and spotlights the need for more organ donations by African Americans.


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A team of wounded veterans begins training for the climb of a lifetime

The 2015 Warriors to Summits team of wounded veterans is training to climb Gannett Peak in Wyoming — and building skills to help deal with issues in their civilian lives.


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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.


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Atten-hut! ‘Great instincts’ serve reservist well

A Wells Fargo team member spent one year of military leave with the U.S. Army Reserves and returned with enhanced skills that serve her team well.


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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.


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‘The best music ever heard in a bank’

Award-winning composer Fred Story produces original background music for most of Wells Fargo's 6,000-plus banking stores — an innovative approach in the banking industry.


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An eye for the sky: Wells Fargo banker is storm spotter

Storm spotter Joe Colianni is one of nearly 290,000 trained volunteers who form the National Weather Service’s first line of defense against severe weather.


Diversity & Inclusion

Festival blends food, fun, and finance

Several Wells Fargo banking stores in four California communities connected culture and commerce — by celebrating Latino culture.


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First Tee golfer has ‘walk to remember’ with Rory McIlroy

Sixteen-year-old Grace Vaughan of Chesnee, South Carolina, got the thrill of a golfer’s life when she played in the Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am May 13 with popular PGA TOUR star Rory McIlroy.


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‘Rock’ star: Building in India holds a unique distinction

Wells Fargo’s building in Hyderabad, India, has been recognized for a natural rock formation that is incorporated into the ground floor.


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Health hazards can’t hold back teen golfer

The 16-year-old Succeeding Together essay contest winner relies on a “go to” team of supporters to help her overcome health, and life, challenges.


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.


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Two Wells Fargo team members connect ‘Beyond Cancer’ — in Peru

Two team members, who are cancer survivors, were once strangers despite working on the same floor. After a life-changing trip to Peru, they have formed a close relationship.


Diversity & Inclusion

Dad’s segregation experience spurs banker to achieve

Chaquita Venable is seizing opportunities denied her dad, Clem, by the segregation and shutdown of public schools in his Virginia county over 50 years ago.


History

A renowned architect’s influence in Lincoln, Nebraska

Wells Fargo Center, at the corner of 13th and O streets in Lincoln, Nebraska, was built by the firm of architect I.M. Pei in 1976.


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Stagecoach takes siblings on Wells Fargo journey

Three young siblings were photographed aboard a Wells Fargo stagecoach — and nearly 40 years later, all of them have had careers with the company.


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Puppies square off at the big bowl game

This year’s “Puppy Bowl XI” includes three dogs adopted by Wells Fargo families through an animal rescue group run by a team member.


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.


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Lightening the load for military families

“One less thing for us to do” is how a mom in Maryland describes Wells Fargo’s program to help take care of yard work while team members’ spouses are deployed.


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Wells Fargo holiday commercial memories

Jamie Moldafsky of Wells Fargo goes behind the scenes of the Wells Fargo holiday commercial which returns for an encore in 2014.


History

Oldest ‘Jewel Box’ bank draws tourists in Minnesota

In 1908, architect Louis Sullivan designed a bank in a small farm town. Now, 106 years later, it’s a Wells Fargo store — and people are still talking about the light symphony he created.


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Stars of the screen: ATMs salute top teachers

In 16 states, Wells Fargo is honoring Teachers of the Year by featuring their accomplishments on local ATM screens.


Diversity & Inclusion

Standing with LGBT youth and against bullying

Spirit Day 2014 is only one aspect of Wells Fargo’s longstanding support for the LGBT community.


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‘Mr. Knoxville’ puts people first to build Iowa banking legacy

Wells Fargo’s longest-serving bank employee, 88-year-old Donnie Rodgers, learned early that people’s needs come before business.


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Terry Kalb: A wish brings hope for my Make-A-Wish princess

Terry Kalb of Foresthill, California, says her daughter Alyssa’s Make-A-Wish princess experience shows the charity’s impact goes far beyond giving gifts.


Diversity & Inclusion

MyUntold: Sharing the ‘untold stories’ of African Americans

Wells Fargo is honoring the untold stories and celebrating the rich heritage of African Americans through our new #MyUntold social storytelling movement.


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Banking for refugees and paving a pathway to success

A community of refugees in Des Moines is navigating new financial territory with the help of a Wells Fargo teller who is one of their own.


Diversity & Inclusion

Painting honors Birmingham church bombing victims

Wells Fargo commissioned a 17-year-old student at the Alabama School of Fine Arts to create a painting to honor four young girls who died in the bombing of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church in 1963.


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Supporting military families one lawn at a time

A new Wells Fargo program provides lawn care and snow removal services for team members whose military orders take them (or their spouse or domestic partner) away from home.


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Stroke doesn’t stop Missouri man from building a model stagecoach

Despite having suffered a stroke, a mortgage customer honors Wells Fargo’s legacy by building a model stagecoach from scratch.


Diversity & Inclusion

Mural chronicles West Hollywood’s LGBT history

Wells Fargo’s latest community banking store mural, which depicts the LGBT history of West Hollywood, is one of the most extensive at 102 feet long.


History

Pinole mural brings community’s history to life

A mural in the local Wells Fargo banking store pays homage to the history, and people, of a Bay-area California town.


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Attention, employers: 4 ways to support military spouses

Former Navy wife Amy Savicky-Injaian draws on her Wells Fargo experience to share four ways employers can support military spouses and put them at ease.