Southeastern Board Member since April, 2011.
Shelley Freeman is regional president for Wells Fargo’s Florida
Community Bank where she is responsible for retail, small business,
and business banking with 703 banking stores currently operating
under the Wachovia brand.
Freeman also serves as the national co-leader for the company’s
affluent customer support strategy. In this capacity, Freeman works
closely with the company’s more than 6000 licensed bankers,
regional bank private bankers and store-based financial consultants.
Before assuming her current role in January, 2009, Freeman most
recently served as regional president of Wells Fargo’s Los Angeles
Metro Community Bank. Prior to that, she was head of Investment
Internet Services for the company’s Internet Services Group, where
she was responsible for development of online strategy, product
management and capabilities, and customer service for online
She joined Wells Fargo in 1996 as director of Private Banking and
Brokerage Administration, where she was responsible for leading
the integration of the financial consultant sales force with private
banking. In 1997, her responsibilities grew to include overseeing all
of Private Client Services’ marketing, product development and
management, training, sales information and strategy, front office
technology, and compliance. Before joining Wells Fargo, she was a
marketing and high net-worth services director at Lehman Brothers.
Freeman graduated from Wilkes University and is a member of its
board of trustees. She also serves on the Board of Regents for the
Point Foundation and is a member of the Florida Council of 100.
In Los Angeles, Freeman served as a member of the board of
directors of the Jewish Home for the Aging, the Los Angeles Center
Theatre Group, and the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center. She also
served on the AIDS Project L.A. Ambassador Council and on the
Advisory Councils for the Los Angeles Alzheimer’s Association, the
Trevor Project and the Los Angeles Library. In 2006, she received
the Deborah Award from the Anti-Defamation League and in 2007,
received the “Excellence in Civic Leadership” award from the
Southern California Leadership Network. Freeman is a former
commissioner for the L.A. Police Commission, serving a two-year
term at the request of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa