Jason VasquezVP, Communiactions, Wells Fargo
Jason Vasquez (Twitter: @JasonVasquezWF) is Vice President of Corporate Communications and manages national communications for Wells Fargo’s Education Financial Services, Personal Lines and Loans, and Personal Insurance businesses, the company’s Wells Fargo At Work® and Student Segment divisions, and volunteers as communications co-chair for the company’s PRIDE Team Member Network.
In these areas, Jason oversees media strategies to inform the public and support business objectives, leads internal communications to engage team members, manages executive communications to advise senior leaders on communicating with clarity and purpose, and serves as national media spokesperson and subject matter expert on personal finance related topics.
Jason joined Wells Fargo in December 2011, where he oversaw corporate communications for Wells Fargo’s Community Bank in southern California.
From 2007 to 2011, Jason was director of media relations and national media spokesperson for Fannie Mae and the Mortgage Bankers Association in Washington, DC. At both organizations, he also served as a senior crisis communications strategist, executive speechwriter, and social media manager.
From 2001 to 2007, Jason served in the public sector as communications director and public policy advisor to former Congresswoman Mary Bono, and Todd Spitzer, the former Orange County Supervisor and current Orange County District Attorney. He also led the community and government relations programs at John Wayne Airport shortly after 9-11.
Jason has served on numerous nonprofit advisory boards, committees, and board of directors, which includes The Trevor Project, Musical Theatre Factory, Team Marine, and others. He remains an avid adventure and thrill seeker, and has travalled to more than 20 countries.
A native of southern California, Jason earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Chapman University, and completed a prestigious creative writing program at the California Institute for the Arts.