Marla Vasquez is senior vice president and regional president for Wells Fargo’s Community Bank for the San Fernando Valley. Vasquez oversees 920 team members and 38 banking stores with more than $5 billion in deposits.
A 15-year veteran of the company, Vasquez previously was Community Bank regional president for the Pacific Coast market, serving Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Prior to being named Pacific Coast regional president, she was community banking president for the North Valley region and later the Glendale/Burbank market in the
San Fernando Valley.
In 2009, the San Fernando Valley Business Journal named Vasquez among the top businesswomen in the region with its “Executive Newcomer Award.” In 2009, 2008 and 2007, the Pacific Coast Business Times named Vasquez one of Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties’ “Top 50 Women in Business.” She also was named one of the “Top 40 Under 40” for her business and community leadership by the Pacific Coast Business Times in 2007, and earned the same distinction by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal in 2004. Consistently recognized for her leadership and sales performance, Vasquez is a five-time winner of Wells Fargo’s annual Sales and Service award for top performing regional bankers.
Vasquez has been active throughout her career in numerous non-profit organizations. She currently serves on the boards of the Valley Industry & Commerce Association, Valley Economic Alliance and the Boys and Girls Club of West Valley.
Vasquez received a bachelor’s degree with a double major in business management and psychology from Rocky Mountain College in Montana. She also earned a master’s degree in psychology from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. In 2005, she graduated from the Graduate School of Retail Bank Management. Vasquez resides with her husband in Santa Clarita.