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Lisa J. Stevens

The Womens Conference

How She Empowers Others

Lisa Stevens, a 20-year company veteran, is executive vice president and regional president for California retail banking at Wells Fargo.

Appointed to her position in December 2008, she has responsibility for more than 1,040 banking stores, more than 3,200 ATMs and more than 21,000 team members who serve consumers and small businesses in the state.

A California native, Stevens began her career with Wells Fargo in 1989. Prior to assuming her current position, she was Wells Fargo’s regional president for the San Francisco Bay area and the Oregon and southwest Washington markets.

Stevens is active in the non-profit community and recently chaired Wells Fargo’s record-setting California Community Support Campaign in 2009, which raised $13.5 million in personal team member cash contributions to benefit local nonprofits. Statewide, Wells Fargo donated $54.4 million to nonprofits in 2009. She serves on the boards of several organizations, including the California Chamber of Commerce, the San Francisco Opera, Partnership for LA School Advisory Board, National Boys & Girls Club, CA Business for Education Excellence and Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.

In 2009, Stevens was one of five San Francisco Bay Area women to receive the League of Women Voters “Women Who Could Be President” award given to women showing exemplary leadership and service to the community. She was recognized for her commitment to the community and for being an education advocate.

Stevens earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Santa Clara University and attended American University and the Pacific Coast Banking School.

She currently resides in Pasadena, Calif., with her husband and three children.