Shelley Freeman

Executive Vice President
Wells Fargo

Shelley Freeman is executive vice president and head of Wells Fargo’s Consumer Credit Solutions (CCS), a group focused on providing consumers the financing they need to achieve their financial goals and dreams.

A longtime veteran of the financial services industry, Shelley has had a lifelong commitment to helping customers succeed financially and to building high-performing teams. Before taking the helm of Consumer Credit Solutions, Shelley served as the Community Bank’s Affluent Segment and Customer Experience Executive, overseeing all aspects of customer service in Wells Fargo’s banking stores and launching the company-wide effort to drive the partnership between the Community Bank and Wealth and Investment Management businesses.

Shelley, who started her career with Lehman Brothers, also has served as lead region president for Wells Fargo’s Florida Community Bank, regional president of Wells Fargo’s Los Angeles Metro Community Bank and head of Wells Fargo’s Investment Internet Services.  She joined Wells Fargo in 1996 to lead its bank brokerage business.

Shelley serves as a member of the board for the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles and on the board of directors and executive committee for the Point Foundation. She is a past board member for a number of organizations, including the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging, Jewish Family Service, the Center Theatre Group, AIDS Project Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles LGBT Center. She served for many years as a Trustee of Wilkes University as well.  In 2005, she was appointed to the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners, a civilian police oversight body, by then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.  The LAPD recognized her contributions as a commissioner by awarding her its Distinguished Service Medal in 2007.

Shelley has been honored with the Point Passion Award (2011), the Jewish Vocational Service Leadership Award (2009), the L.A. Community Development Corporation Community Responsibility Award (2009) and the Deborah Award from the Anti-Defamation League (2006). She has also been honored by the Los Angeles Fulfillment Fund, the Los Angeles Alzheimer’s Association, and AIDS Project Los Angeles.  A graduate of Wilkes University, she holds Series 7, 24 and 66 licenses.


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